We went to the cathedral with the sole purpose of going up the tower. The steep and uneven stairs ruined my legs (and I have run a marathon), but it is worth it for a great view over the lake!
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Visited today formerly a Catholic Cathederal so all artifacts are gone. Knowing the age alone gave you a feeling of its historic importance. Stain glass not the best I have seen. Pipe organ was grand. A good choice to take the time to visit in...More
This cathedral is not quite what you normally see inside. It used to be a Catholic cathedral with a very ornate interior, but is now Reformed Protestant so is rather stark on the inside, although the attached chapel gives an idea of what it used...More
This is a must do, nestled is a lovely but hilly part of town, a lot of climbing. Church is peacefully with incredible stain glass windows. Those feeling ambitious should pay the 5 Swiss francs and head for the stairs, slow and steady. This is...More
The church is free to enter. It is nice to wander around, look at the ceilings, and stained glass windows, but pay the 5 CHF (kids under 6 free) to walk up the stairs to the top of the tour. The views are amazing. There...More
we visited the church and went up to appreciate the view of the city. the church itself is not the prettiest I have seen, but the view is certainly worth the visit. the chapel is also very nice.
The cathedral itself is worth going around and it's in a very nice part of the town, high up. What's excellent is effectively two towers in one which you can climb up.. and get good views except health and safety considerations have been so tightly...More
We enjoyed the climb up to the top of the towers. The cathedral has an interesting history in the Reformation.
We have seen many cathedrals in Europe but this one was great because you get to see much of the internal architecture as you climb the towers. I have never been able to see this type of detail before in a cathedral. Also, the views...More