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Cathedrale de Lausanne

Place de la Cathedrale, Lausanne 1005, Switzerland
+41 21 316 71 60
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Beautiful Cathedral with Stained glass artwork

Nice cathedral sitting tall on the vertical city of Lausanne, Canton of Vaud. Renovation going on... read more

Reviewed yesterday
lmisra
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Chicago, Illinois
Grand old Cathedral

If you have a spare hour or so the Cathedral building and windows is interesting and its location... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
alan615
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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Place de la Cathedrale, Lausanne 1005, Switzerland
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Reviewed yesterday

Nice cathedral sitting tall on the vertical city of Lausanne, Canton of Vaud. Renovation going on inside. There is guided tour for a fee. Also there is a nominal fee to climb to the top of the bell tower which provides sweeping panoramic view of...More

Thank lmisra
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you have a spare hour or so the Cathedral building and windows is interesting and its location on a hill with great views over the city

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Reviewed 6 days ago

The view of Lausanne from the top of the cathedral is beautiful, and the view you can see from the terrace in front of the cathedral is also very nice. The cathedral itself has very intricate carvings and statues at the entrance which are definitely...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The cathedral is lovely. It is interesting to see the difference in atmosphere between a cathedral that is Catholic and one that was "reformed". (I am not Christian.) It has a different atmosphere when the statues are removed, and is interesting to me to feel...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you've visited lots of churches recently, then this one is nothing special. If not, make sure you visit it. It's located above the hill. So put the building aside, you can enjoy the panaromic views of lausanne.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Located in the old town, nice walk around and if you are lucky, you might end up listening a gospel or classic music concert over there..

Thank VeroSordet
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting this cathedral, you get an appreciation for "being in the center of a town". The building is elevate on a hill, and there is a bell tower that gives quite lovely views. The interior is fairly stripped of ornamentation, save for one remaining side...More

Thank Anna H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An impressive cathedral, definitely worth checking this out. The stained glass windows inside were breathtaking.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very imposing structure, the cathedral spires are visible from a distance. Inside are stained glass windows and paintings of the scripture on the walls. A solemn place of worship steeped in history.

Thank puchka
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Huge cathedrals usually make me unconfortable, not this one. On the contrary. The art, the light, the colors, all is easy on the eye and on the mind. I felt peaceful and spent a surprisingly long time there. The small room on the right side...More

Thank alpham
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