Bourbaki Panorama, Lucerne

Bourbaki Panorama, Lucerne (must see)

The Bourbaki Panorama is a circular painting, museum and cultural center in Lucerne and has been a family tourist attraction for 120 years. It is situated in the heart of Lucerne, near the city’s iconic Lion sculpture and its other tourist attraction, the Glacier Garden. The giant panoramic painting located in the circular building that was renovated in 2000 shows the French Armée de l’Est of the General Charles Denis Sauter Bourbaki as it crosses into Switzerland at the end of the Franco-Prussian War from 1870-1871. The painting is 112 meter long and 10 meter high.

Tip:
The Panorama is actually comprised of two levels; the first is a video/slide presentation (plus several artifacts), while the upper level is a spectacular 3D presentation with life-size figures in front of the actual painting. Be sure to study the story in order to understand the situation depicted.
There are nice, clean restrooms but make sure to stop by the desk for a token to gain entrance to them!

Opening Hours:
Daily: 10am-5pm
Sight description based on wikipedia

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Bourbaki Panorama on Map

Sight Name: Bourbaki Panorama
Sight Location: Lucerne, Switzerland
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
Guide(s) containing this sight: City Orientation Walk  

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