"Spreuerbrücke" Spreuerbrücke - Spreuer Bridge Tip by call_me_rhia

by call_me_rhia

The Spreuerbrücke is the city's Mills bridge. It's an old covered wooden bridge located by the water spikes on the Reuss river - and somewhat similar to the more famous chapel bridge in terms of architecture. The Spreuerbrücke, however, is much shorter. It was built in 1407 and restored in the 19th century. There are many gables in the bridge, and they are painted with the Dance of Death, a mural by Kaspar Meglinger (17th century) to commemorate the people who, at that time, were swept away by the plague.

Address: Spreuerbrücke
Directions: Along the river (station's side), near the history museum and Mühlenplatz (Mills Square)
Website: http://www.luzern.com

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  • Updated Dec 23, 2003
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