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Chateau Saint-Maire

place du Chateau 4, Lausanne 1005, Switzerland
+41 21 613 73 73
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A place not to be missed

This building is sooooo beautiful , if you miss going into it or walk around it, you have then... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2017
RA_Traveler
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California
Historic building viewed from outside

You cannot expect to be allowed into every historic building in every european city, there is... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2017
chickandbeast
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Durham, Canada
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good28%
  • Average34%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
5 Jun 2017
“Historic building viewed from outside”
15 Sep 2017
“A place not to be missed”
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place du Chateau 4, Lausanne 1005, Switzerland
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

This building is sooooo beautiful , if you miss going into it or walk around it, you have then missed out on a nice piece of history.

Thank RA_Traveler
Reviewed 5 June 2017

You cannot expect to be allowed into every historic building in every european city, there is enough to see viewing from outside and it is free.

Thank chickandbeast
Reviewed 22 February 2016

Can be a lot of fun outside in the plaza, but only during the city festival. Otherwise, it looks like a nice building.

Thank Nate H
Reviewed 31 July 2015

Chateau Saint-Maire is closed for visitors. You can only admire the building from outside. Still worth to stop for a moment and take a look. Castle is located few steps from cathedral So if you are planning to visits you can see both.

1  Thank kurzew
Reviewed 22 May 2015 via mobile

If you plan to go to the Cathedral, spend some time to visit this place. It is near the Cathedral, so the effort of climbing the hill is all worth it. :)

Thank Cecile B
Reviewed 17 May 2015

We went to this on Rick Steve's walking tour. There was not much to see and construction prevented us from getting a full front picture. The view on the backside of the town was less than other views headed towards the building. Still worth the...More

Thank y2s4e7gqIl
Reviewed 7 November 2013

It's a great castle with a bishop history, but we can't appreciate completely, because it is not open to public.

5  Thank camansil
Reviewed 29 August 2013

Long walk up hill, so be prepared. Lot's to see along the way and the view gets better the higher you go.

1  Thank Lynn B
Reviewed 27 November 2012

beautiful, interesting history behind it, gorgeous view from the top. not something to break your back over to see, but worth checking out if youre in the area. (coming from a local)

Thank AndreaDee
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