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Alte Kirche, Aussichtsturm

Brünigstrasse 18, 6078 Lungern, Switzerland

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About Alte Kirche, Aussichtsturm

The old church Lungern is located in the municipality of Lungern in the canton of Obwalden in Switzerland. Only the tower remains of the former church. During the renovation in 1989, a staircase with 78 steps was built in, and the tower has served as an observation tower ever since. The viewing platform provides a view of the Lungerersee and the surrounding mountains Turren, Sädel, Güpfi and Gibel.



Attractions near Alte Kirche, Aussichtsturm

Lake Lungern1.19km from Alte Kirche, Aussichtsturm

Lake Lungern is a natural lake in Obwalden, Switzerland. It is nestled between impressive mountains and beautiful scenery. The lake is named after the town Lungern on its shore. Our accommodation was really close to it, so we spent several days exploring this area. There are so many things to do at Lake Lungern. It is a paradise for outdoor lovers.

Brünig Pass4.3km from Alte Kirche, Aussichtsturm

The Brünig Pass, at an altitude of 1,008 m, connects the Bernese Oberland and central Switzerland, linking Meiringen in the canton of Bern and Lungern in the canton of Obwalden. It is on the watershed between the upper reaches of the Aare, which flows through Lake Brienz and Lake Thun, and the Sarner Aa, which flows into Lake Lucerne.

Geographical centre of Switzerland5.34km from Alte Kirche, Aussichtsturm

The geographical centre of Switzerland has the coordinates 46°48′4″N 8°13′36″ECoordinates: 46°48′4″N 8°13′36″E. It is located at Älggi-Alp in the municipality of Sachseln, Obwalden. The point is the centre of mass determined in 1988 by Swisstopo.  As the point is difficult to access, a stone was set 500 m further south-east on Älggi Alp. This symbolizes the centre of Switzerland and is located at 46°47′54″N 8°13′55″E . A plaque on the stone commemorates the winner of the "Swiss of the Year" awar

Höch Gumme5.52km from Alte Kirche, Aussichtsturm

The Höch Gumme is a mountain of the Emmental Alps in Switzerland. One of the beautiful places in this area and also tourist-friendly. the summit is shared between the municipalities of Giswil, to the north-west, Lungern to the east, and Hofstetten bei Brienz, to the south. Hofstetten bei Brienz is in the canton of Bern, whilst Giswil and Lungern are in the canton of Obwalden.

Hochstollen6.11km from Alte Kirche, Aussichtsturm

The Hochstollen is a mountain of the Urner Alps, located between the Klein Melchtal and the Melchtal in the canton of Obwalden. The border with the canton of Bern runs south of the summit. The closest locality is Melchsee-Frutt on its east side.

Glaubenbielen Pass6.12km from Alte Kirche, Aussichtsturm

Glaubenbielen Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.611m above the sea level, located in the Emmental Alps, in Switzerland. The pass is traversed by a road known as Panoramastrasse. The pass itself is located within Obwalden, and connects Giswil in Obwalden and Sörenberg in the Entlebuch region. It divides the basins of the Kleine Emme and the Sarner Aa, both within the Reuss basin.

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