The Lion Monument. Built as a memorial to the 700 Swiss Guards who where massacred be revolutionaries defending Tuileries Palace in Paris in 1792 during the French Revolution. Unknown to them, King Louis XVI (who they thought they were defending) had already fled the building. Close-up of the lion, sculpted by Bertel Thorvaldsen in the early 1800s. "To the loyalty and bravery of the Swiss."
"The most mournful and moving piece of stone in the world."
- Mark Twain
Kapellbrucke, the Chapel Bridge Chapel Bridge water tower
Swans on the Reuss River. Looking out over the Reuss River. Jesuit Church
Chapel Bridge near sunset. Jesuit Church at sunset. Clocktower on the Old Town Square.
One of a series of paintings along the Spreuerbrucke titled "Dance of Death". Another "Dance of Death" painting. The Reuss River
Building in Old Town Nazgul? Shane Hawke: Wildlife Photographer
Lake Lucerne Swans The Church of St. Leodegar
The Church of St. Leodegar Lucerne train station

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