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Hofkirche

Lucerne, Switzerland
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Ranked #18 of 31 attractions in Lucerne
Type: Religious Sites
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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This is a pretty neat church and worth a short visit. We actually stop at the church after visiting the Dying Lion of Lucerne on the way back to the dock to catch a ride on a boat tour of the lake. The church can be seen all over the city and the grounds around the church are nice. There... More

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This can be clearly seen from most of Lucerne, and its twin spires attract immediate attention. It is fairly plain on the outside, but inside is a fantastic transformation, and the décor is breathtaking - There is a cemetery around the church which is well maintained, and it is interesting to walk round

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Moyock, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

This is one of the sights that visitors to Lucerne should take in. Though the double spires of the church are eye-catching, they pale to the splendor that one finds when inside. The entrance to the church is through a massive carved wooden door. Inside, the main altar and the sides altar are absolutely spectacular. The ends of the pews... More

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Arlington, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

The is a very impressive church built on a hill at the edge of Old Town Lucerne. While it isn't a ornate on both the interior and exterior of Jesuitenkirche, it definitely has its own charm. The exterior is surrounded on 3 sides by a cemetery which is an interesting walk in its own right since you can explore the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014 via mobile

The church is impressive from the outside but breath taking from the inside. It's elegant, exquisite, spectacular, glamorous. Must visit. Can stay for hours & stare. So much to see. Detail amazing, incredible!

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DURBAN SOUTH AFRICA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Our tour guide pointed it out to us while on walking tour. Its a nice little church with 2 steeples old and well kept. Its in the old town , we didn't go inside only viewed from outside.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

I never tire of walking up to this church. It has a long history and the beauty is there, too. A great place to visit when in old town Lucerne.

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Abu Dhabi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

A truly splendid church that has been kept in remarkable condition over the years. Very accessible and has various events during the year in the grounds.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013 via mobile

Very simple, small, and understated church building, historical nonetheless. Located near the old town. So if you're in the area, do pass by.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

During our stay in Lucerne our tour guide took us to this historic church, located just off the busy streets of Lake Lucerne. European churches have this ambiance that make you feel calm & relaxed during your visit. We must all remember that modern construction equipment was not used to build these beautiful structures.

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