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Rigi (rē`gē), mountain, in the Alps, N central Switzerland, between the lakes of Lucerne, Zug, and Lauerz, rising to 5,908 ft (1,801 m) at the Kulm, the highest peak. Ascended by rack-and-pinion railways (built in the 1870s), it commands one of the most famous views in the world—a panorama of nearly 180 mi (290 km).
a mountain in the Alps of N central Switzerland, between Lakes Lucerne, Zug, and Lauerz
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From the top of Mt Rigi
Kulm, by the big antenna, you look south.
Many, many summers before I went up to Mt Rigi
in a cogwheel, Mark Twain had undertaken the same journey and it had made an impact enough on him to have remarked, "This is the charmingest place we have ever lived in for repose and restfulness".
Join adventurous travellers and those loving romance--amongst them Mark Twain--and check out the splendors of Mt Rigi
Situated in the shadow of Mt Rigi
, the town spills down from the summit almost into the lake itself.