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Lion Monument / L÷wendenkmal in Lucerne/Luzern

Lion Monument / L÷wendenkmal

The Lion Monument in Lucerne is a giant dying lion carved out of a wall of sandstone rock
above a pond at the east end of the medieval town.
It was designed as a memorial for the mercenary soldiers from central Switzerland
who lost their lives while serving the French king Louis XVI during the French Revolution.

Learn more about the famous Lion Monument
 



Photo taken in Lucerne/Luzern/Lucerna,
Switzerland - Schweiz - Suisse - Svizzera - Svizra - Suiza - SuÝša
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