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Address: Lucerne, Switzerland

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STUNNINGLY BEAUTIFUL CHURCH

Hofkirche is one of the most beautiful European Churches I have seen. It is not a cathedral, but the design is very uplifting and powerful. This is a must see if you visit Lucerne.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 11, 2015
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Oak Park, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Hofkirche is one of the most beautiful European Churches I have seen. It is not a cathedral, but the design is very uplifting and powerful. This is a must see if you visit Lucerne.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

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.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

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.

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Bellingham, Washington
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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 

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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 

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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 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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