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Lion Monument

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The Lion Monument is a sculpture hewn in 1820–21. It commemorates the Swiss Guards who were massacred in 1792 during the French Revolution. The American writer Mark Twain praised the sculpture of a mortally-wounded lion as "the most mournful and moving piece of stone in the world." (src: wikipedia)
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4 Denkmalstrasse
Luzern, LU 6002
Telefone+41 41 227 17 17

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September 13, 2017
It is a symbol of Lucerne
May 23, 2016
It was carved out of natural rock in memory of the heroic deaths of the Swiss mercenaries at the Tuileries in 1792. Mark Twain described the Lion of Lucerne as the saddest and most moving piece of rock in the world.
March 18, 2016
The dieing Lion as a Symbol of the strengh of the swiss army infront of the last King of France at the French revolution