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Attractions to explore nearby Pilatus Kulm

Pilatus Kulm6010 Alpnach, Switzerland

A massive mountain that overlooks theLucerene with several highest peaks and valleys.   The mountain has fortified radar and weather stations on the Oberhaupt summit, not open to the public view, and used all year round. It is also one of the famous trekking destinations in this area and also one of the beautiful tourist destinations

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Mount Pilatus0.06 KMs away from Pilatus Kulm

Consists of several peaks, of which the tallest stands 2,128 meters above sea level. The top can be reached through railways and cable cars.

Klimsenhorn0.60 KMs away from Pilatus Kulm

The Klimenshorn is a beautiful summit from the Pilatus. The view of Lake Lucerne is beautiful from up here. One of the most visited attractions in this area and It gives a nice view of the area.

Pilatus Railway3.11 KMs away from Pilatus Kulm

The Pilatus Railway is a mountain railway in Switzerland and is the steepest rack railway in the world, with a maximum gradient of 48% and an average gradient of 35%. The line runs from Alpnachstad, on Lake Lucerne, to a terminus near the Esel summit of Pilatus at an elevation of 2,073 m, which makes it the highest railway in the canton of Obwalden and the second highest in Central Switzerland after the Furka line.

Alpnachersee4.35 KMs away from Pilatus Kulm

The Alpnachersee is not an independent lake, but a branch of the Vierwaldstättersee. It lies in the two cantons of Nidwalden and Obwalden and is around 4.8 km long and 1.4 km wide. The southern flank of the Pilatus massif borders the northern bank. In particular, the Lopper slides like a bolt between the Alpnachersee and the Horwerbucht of the Vierwaldstättersee. The south-east bank mostly rises steeply to the Mueterschwanderberg or to the Rotzberg with the Rotzberg castle ruins.

Lopper4.43 KMs away from Pilatus Kulm

The Lopper, a mountain in the Swiss canton of Nidwalden, is a southeastern branch of the Pilatus. The Lopper forms a narrow peninsula to the Vierwaldstätter and Alpnachersee. Its ridge reaches a height of 961  m in the Haslihorn. Its flanks are unstable and drop steeply on both sides up to 500 meters to the lakes. It was one of the beautiful destinations in this area and also a good trekking destination too.

Mittaggüpfi5.25 KMs away from Pilatus Kulm

The Mittaggüpfi is a mountain of the Emmental Alps, located west of the mountain of Pilatus on the border between the Swiss cantons of Lucerne and Obwalden. The view from the top of the mountain is truly astonishing and also it is one of the main trekking destinations.

Sarner Aa6.61 KMs away from Pilatus Kulm

The Sarner Aa is a 28 km long river in the Swiss canton of Obwalden. It drains the area to the eastern side of the Brünig Pass, flowing through the Lake Lungern, Lake Sarnen, and the Wichelsee, before entering Lake Lucerne near Alpnach. It goes by several names over its length, being known as the Lauibach upstream of the Lungerersee, and the Aa or Aawasser between the Lungerersee and Lake Sarnen.

Wichelsee6.65 KMs away from Pilatus Kulm

A beautiful lake located in the heart of Obwalden and a large number of bird species have nested around the Wichelsee, which is under nature protection. It is also a popular recreational area. Are you looking for nature and silence, then you've come to the right place.

Nidwaldner Museum7.04 KMs away from Pilatus Kulm

Nidwaldner Museum has a collection of objects and works of art that document the art and cultural history of the canton. The museum, like many regional museums, was created at the instigation of the local historical association. The basis of the museum is the collection, the maintenance of which is part of the house's task as a social educational mandate. At three locations, Winkelriedhaus and pavilion, salt store , Fürigen fortress , the Nidwalden Museum shows themed special exhibitions, solo

Festung Fürigen7.07 KMs away from Pilatus Kulm

The Fürigen fortress was built as a rock and was part of the Swiss Reduit defense system in World War II. The building, built-in 1942, was abandoned by the army in 1987 and opened in 1991 as one of the first more modern fortress museums in Switzerland. In 1987 the fortress was abandoned by the army. Today it is one of four exhibition houses in the Nidwalden Museum. The rooms and facilities are largely from the time it was built.

Bireggwald hiking7.49 KMs away from Pilatus Kulm

Hike to the Bireggwald which offers a rich array of beautiful views of the Lucern Lake and Mt. Pilatus.

Stanserhorn8.46 KMs away from Pilatus Kulm

The Stanserhorn is a mountain in Switzerland, located in the canton of Nidwalden near to the border with Obwalden, with the peak at 1,898 metres above sea level.  It is a popular tourist destination, which can be reached from the adjacent town of Stans by a funicular railway and cable car, or via walking routes from Stans or Dallenwil.

Château Gütsch8.61 KMs away from Pilatus Kulm

Château Gütsch is set in a 19th-century castle, overlooking the town of Lucerne and Lake Lucerne, with views to the Rigi Mountain. The interior was renovated and designed by Martyn Lawrence Bullard. It gives an astonishing view of the valleys and the greenery.

Winkelrieddenkmal8.74 KMs away from Pilatus Kulm

The Winkelried Monument is a monument to Arnold Winkelried on the village square of Stans, Canton of Nidwalden, Switzerland. The location between the church and the town hall underlines the importance of the monument. A group of three figures in Carrara marble is depicted. The Winkelried Monument represents the attempt to capture a heroic gesture in a harmonious, classicist triangular shape. This represented a new form of the war memorial, which however remained without a successor.

Historisches Museum Luzern8.75 KMs away from Pilatus Kulm

The History Museum displays, collects, documents and mediates artefacts of cultural-historical and folkloristic interest culled from the Canton Lucerne and Lake Lucerne Region. The museum prides itself on its topicality and interactiveness. Theatrical interventions, exhibitions and events all conspire to bring the cultural history of the region to life.

Natur-Museum Luzern8.76 KMs away from Pilatus Kulm

The Natural History Museum shows how nature has evolved in an engaging, entertaining and interactive way. Its three floors are divided into various areas focused on animate and inanimate nature. Every Wednesday from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., the Natural History Museum runs special sessions for children, during which they explore various aspects of nature. The topic changes on a monthly basis.

Sammlung Rosengart8.76 KMs away from Pilatus Kulm

The Rosengart Collection Lucerne brings together over 300 Classic Modernist and Impressionist works of art. A circuit of the museum extends over three floors. Experience some inspiring moments surrounded by wonderful art . This exquisite collection moved into its new and utterly coherent home in what is a former branch of the Swiss National Bank in March 2002.

Jesuit Church, Lucerne8.77 KMs away from Pilatus Kulm

Lucerne's Jesuit Church is the first large baroque church built in Switzerland north of the alps. First and foremost is an expression of the Catholic Church's 17th century struggle to regain spiritual leadership in the counter-reformation At the same time it does show, that the Catholics then refused to accept any discussion on major points of criticism by the protestant churches.

Spreuer Bridge8.82 KMs away from Pilatus Kulm

The Spreuer Bridge is one of two extant covered wooden footbridges in the city of Lucerne, Switzerland. Besides the other preserved bridge, the Kapellbrücke, a third bridge of this type – the Hofbrücke – existed in Lucerne, but was demolished in the 19th century.

Richard Wagner Museum Lucerne8.96 KMs away from Pilatus Kulm

Richard Wagner is one of the most famous composers in the history of music. The Landhaus, in which Wagner created a number of his works, is now a museum containing photographs, paintings, and a valuable collection of scores and letters illustrating the life and work of the artist. The centerpiece of the collection is the Erard grand piano.  The museum also puts on temporary exhibitions alongside the permanent Wagner collection on display. These focus on aspects of his work and times.