Lucerne Station, Lucerne

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Architectural Building · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Catch a train, do some shopping, or take a behind-the-scenes tour at Lucerne Station. Conveniently situated in the center of the city, this lakeside station serves as one of Switzerland's major hubs of domestic and international railway traffic. Originally opened in the 19th century, the station suffered major damage during a 1971 fire. Reconstructed in the 1980s, it now features a sprawling concourse designed by distinguished Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava. The heart of the restructured station, the multi-level concourse provides access to an underground shopping mall selling everything from books and newspapers, to fine watches and designer clothes. To see how the station works behind the scenes, take a guided tour of its signal boxes and control centers. To visit Lucerne Station and other attractions in Lucerne, use our Lucerne vacation website.
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  • The station is very clean and well stocked with shops, restaurants, hairdressers and more. We left our baggage in the luggage lockers before going to explore the lovely city. They were very easy to.....  more »
  • Lucerne train station was a one-stop shopping for us. We found a sim-card from Lebara on the ground floor along with food and trinkets for souvenirs.  more »
  • There are so much to cover from this city like city tour, chapel's bridge, cruise ride, mount Titlis and othe mountain excursions etc. Amazing stay and great memories during my stay. Honestly I m in love with this city.
  • This pace has Wonderful site viewing, very nearby beautiful lake, shopping centers, etc.

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