We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Improve this listing
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Lucerne, Switzerland

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 123 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 50
    Excellent
  • 58
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
A Prestigious Church

The only prominent church of Lucerne, bringing up their peoples heritage, a cathedral to go especially on Sunday to say a prayer and be blessed by its distinct beauty and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
Jun J
,
New York City, New York
Add Photo Write a Review

123 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Your overall rating of this attraction
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
New York City, New York
Level Contributor
502 reviews
360 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The only prominent church of Lucerne, bringing up their peoples heritage, a cathedral to go especially on Sunday to say a prayer and be blessed by its distinct beauty and simplicity.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Agoura Hills, California
Level Contributor
305 reviews
114 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

My wife and I were here, basically a day visit. This is the main cathedral or church in Lucerne and well-worth the few steps to climb up and get a beautiful and serene view of the city. Good landmark, making it easy to see.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bellingham, Washington
Level Contributor
496 reviews
152 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 234 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Located at the north-eastern reaches of Lake Lucerne, just as the treed promenade gives way to the large hotel complexes and in close proximity to the Lion Monument and the Glacier Garden. The church with its twin towers is one of the major landmarks of Lucerne and is visible from afar, particularly along the lake and the Seebrücke. The origin... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Level Contributor
76 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Very visible from any part of the city and especially the lake, this church is unmissable thanks to its location on a hill. Quite an easy navigation thanks to the stairs leading right to the front part, this church overviews the city and that gives it a majestic touch. Once reached the top, one will notice the little garden with... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Level Contributor
20 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

I am fortunate to have attended the 11:00am Holy Mass. The choir is just angelic! I don't understand French, but the experience of hearing the Mass here is awesome. This Sunday, people celebrate the coming of the Holy Spirit, so snacks are served after the mass. Great experience for someone coming from another country like me. And of course, the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Durham, North Carolina
Level Contributor
9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

This church is situated on on hill overlooking the city. It has beautiful gardens and a cemetery around it. The organs are suppose to be excelllent and there are concerts during the year. We were unable to attend one.

Was this review helpful? Yes
San Jose
Level Contributor
147 reviews
109 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

It's serene and peaceful, very noticeable in Lucerne, you can't miss it. inside looks ok, but it's one of landmarks in Lucerne after the Chapel Bridge. Check it out if you have time, but not a must.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Whistler, Canada
Level Contributor
452 reviews
131 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 394 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

This is an attractive Catholic church very close to the Casino and easy to find since its towers loom above the surrounding buildings. It is okay as a place to pray or meditate for a while. Architecturally, I didn't note anything special.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
Level Contributor
130 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Located near the Lake Lucerne, The church is a beautiful and peaceful place. The moment you set your sights on it near lake Lucerne, it immediately attracts you to it. So do yourself a favour, take some time out of your shopping and visit this church.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bangalore
Level Contributor
165 reviews
92 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Built on the foundations of an old Roman basilica, the Church of St. Leodegar is a beautiful place to spend some quiet time praying. The architecture is beautiful. Its spires can be seen even from the lakefront.

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Hofkirche also viewed

Lucerne, Canton of Lucerne
Lucerne, Canton of Lucerne
 

Been to Hofkirche? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Hofkirche

Address: Address: Lucerne, Switzerland
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Lucerne  >  Lucerne

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Hofkirche staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?