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"Spotlight-Mt. Stanserhorn" Stans Things to Do Tip by barbskie

Stans Things to Do: 21 reviews and 83 photos

  Ray of Hope
by barbskie
  • Ray of Hope - Stans
      Ray of Hope
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  • Spotlight-Mt. Stanserhorn - Stans
  • Spotlight-Mt. Stanserhorn - Stans
  • Spotlight-Mt. Stanserhorn - Stans
  • Rondorama with the spotlight - Stans
      Rondorama with the spotlight
    by barbskie

This is the legendary "Ray of Hope", a mysterious lighting that illuminated the area around Mt. Stanserhon during summer nights until the sixties.
The spotlight was literraly looking for guests, a memorable Stanserhorn promotion activity:

The people strolling along the Lake of Luzern were astonished of this spotlight, and wondered where it was coming from. The initiators and promoters(Bucher & Durrer) had attained their goal. More and more guests became attracted and visited the mountain.

The spotlight was destroyed during the fire night in 1970 and due to lack of funds a new one was not possible. But the old tradition was revived in 1993 and the lighting carries on around Lucerne area.

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  • Updated Apr 1, 2007
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