Water Spikes - Luzern, Switzerland
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra
N 47° 03.072 E 008° 18.185
32T E 447067 N 5211089
Quick Description: The "spikes" are a mechanism built in 1859-60 that are lowered into or withdrawn from the water manually to regulate the water level of Lake Lucerne.
Location:
Date Posted: 11/9/2006 8:29:43 AM
Waymark Code: WMY4F
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 77

Long Description:
Technically, this is a unique sight. The so-called "spikes" are lowered into or withdrawn from the water manually to regulate the water level of Lake Lucerne. It was built in 1859-60, replacing the Reuss steps that channeled the water over the city mills.
The "Official Tourism" URL link to the attraction: [Web Link]

Hours of Operation:
27/7


Admission Prices:
Free


Approximate amount of time needed to fully experience the attraction: Less than 15 minutes

Transportation options to the attraction: Personal Vehicle or Public Transportation

The attraction’s own URL: Not listed

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