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Address: Bahnhofstrasse 11a, Lucerne, Switzerland
Phone Number: 041 240 31 33
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Nice church

The Jesuitenkirche is nicely presented and well worth the visit. No entry fee is required and no crowds inside the church. It is however not breathtaking inside as I have seen... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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Lydenburg, South Africa
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Lydenburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

The Jesuitenkirche is nicely presented and well worth the visit. No entry fee is required and no crowds inside the church. It is however not breathtaking inside as I have seen much more impressive churches around Europe.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

For me the Church of Jesus in Lucerne is best viewed from the across the other side of the river Reuss which flows from Lake Lucerne. The reflection of the Church when lit at night is tranquil and beautiful. Inside is marvellous and worth the visit, although I'm not religious in any way, but you have to appreciate the work... More 

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Springfield, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 via mobile

Really beautiful and I love the Iron gates and all the white inside trimmed with gold. Its just simply breathtaking.

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Sacramento, California
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46 reviews 46 reviews
13 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Worth a visit. I don't know if cameras were forbidden, but I got several photos. I've seen many of the cathedrals in Europe, and this church competes handily in beauty, if not size.

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Zug, Switzerland
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75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Standing tall by the river Reus, on the other end of Kapellbrucke, inside the church is just serene and beautiful. And that organ simply enchanting and magical. Even after a while, it was good to just sit there and commune with the place quietly for a change.

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Bellingham, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

This is the first large baroque church built in Switzerland north of the Alps, constructed in the 17th century. Its very ornate interior and the beautiful organ are well worth a visit, and its location smack on the left river bank of the Reuss adds a dramatic effect.

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Orange, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

Overall, we were a little underwhelmed by the various churches in Switzerland. This was the exception. It was closed when we first went by. We returned later in the evening and had the pleasure of listening to the organist practice. As we do in all churches, we simply sat and enjoyed the solitude and quietness punctuated by the beauty of... More 

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Pleasanton, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

It is right by the water and the Kapellbrucke ( Old Chapel Bridge). It is free and worth to go inside.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

This beautiful church is right opposite the Chapel Bridge and deserves a visit. The size of the two towers is impressive, but more impressive is the ceiling of the interior. The artwork on the ceiling is amazing and you can spend a long time just gazing upwards!

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Sierra Vista, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Very pretty on the inside. Good example of the Baroque architecture period. Very interesting that all the beautiful marble in the side chapels, is really fake!

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