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Cathedrale de Lausanne

Address: Place de la Cathedrale, Lausanne 1005, Switzerland
Phone Number: 021 316 71 60
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Day Trip to Lausanne, Montreux and Château de...
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Ranked #4 of 64 things to do in Lausanne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious sites, Architectural buildings, Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Religious sites, Architectural buildings, Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

was a bit of a climb to get the cathedral but the architecture is awe inspiring and the inside is amazing. really took my breath away - worth the hike!

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

This is a stunning Gothic structure that really benefited from Switzerland´s neutrality. The building is in the heart of the "old town" and you can meander by beautiful buildings and streets. Enjoy the view over Lausanne from the front door of the Cathedrale and once done, head over to "The Great Escape" for a burger and beer.

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County Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I have visited many Cathedrals around the world and this was one of the ones which really stood out to me architecturally. The interior of the building is stunning and is massive. There is no entry fee unless you want to go up the tower. If you are visiting Lausanne this is a must see as the atmosphere is wonderful.... More 

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Bonn, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

I love Gothic cathedrals and stained glass windows, so I knew that I would love this cathedral. What made the experience especially striking was that the cathedral, while visited by many people, was not crowded, allowing the place to maintain its air of solemnity. My only regret is that I visited the church on Sunday morning. The shop and viewing... More 

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London
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

The interior of the cathedral is fairly basic but it is totally worth CHF5 to climb the 235 stairs to the top of the steeple. You can see the bells up close and get a fantastic view of the town, lake and mountain range beyond.

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

If you're in Lasuanne and need to see a cathedral, you can't go wrong here :) Try to enjoy the climb. It is brief and the view is worth it.

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

situated over the citycenter of lausanne the cathedral has truly amazing location. not only is the inside beautiful but also the views on the outside towards town are astonishing.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

The Cathedral and its surrounding are a must-see. Beautiful stained glass windows, some immense, and artistically carved pillars and walls. At the far end inside the church, catacombs of historical individuals, some with carved statues. From the cathedral large plaza, you will be gratified with a lovely view of the beautiful old Lausanne. Definitely, not to miss! We walked from... More 

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Belgrade, Serbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Tho whole city is realy pleasant and it was quite enjoy to walk along the streets. The Cathedrale is situated at the place where the view almost reaches left and right frontier of the Lousanne city. Leman (Geneva) lake looks amazing from the place where the Cathedrale is placed. The architecture of the city is quite interesting and worth of... More 

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Belgrade, Serbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

It's definitely worth seeing! The cathedral is monumental, and the architecture of the building itself is exceptional!It's located in the upper part of the city center,so it over looks the city and that's why you can make some great photos from up there.Once inside,it doesn't disappoint-if you ask me,inside is better then the Duomo di Milano(Milan's cathedral).

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