Sep 24, 2013

Lucerne #1, The ciTy

Here we in Lucerne city, at d'a Lucerne lake skirts...  

Lucerne (/ˌlˈsɜrn/GermanLuzern[luˈtsɛrn] ( listen)FrenchLucerne[lysɛʁn]ItalianLucerna,[luˈtʃerna]RomanshLucerna; Lucerne German: Lozärn) is a city in north-central Switzerland, in theGerman-speaking portion of that country. Lucerne is the capital of the Canton of Lucerne and the capital of the district of the same name. With a population of about 76,200 people,[3] Lucerne is the most populous city in Central Switzerland, and a nexus of transportationtelecommunications, and government of this region. The city's urban area consists of 17 cities and towns located in three different cantons with an overall population of about 250,000 people.[4]

Due to its location on the shore of Lake Lucerne (der Vierwaldstättersee), within sight of Mount Pilatus andRigi in the Swiss Alps, Lucerne has long been a destination for tourists. One of the city's famous landmarks is the Chapel Bridge (Kapellbrücke), a wooden bridge first erected in the 14th century.

Lucerne #2 coming soon.

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