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Cathedrale de Lausanne

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Address: Place de la Cathedrale, Lausanne 1005, Switzerland
Phone Number: 021 316 71 60
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Real nice architecture

One of the most imposing attractions from Lausanne that is really nice to have a look at it. Still need to make some exercise to get to it being situated on top of a hill from... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Andrei S
Bucharest, Romania
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Bucharest, Romania
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24 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

One of the most imposing attractions from Lausanne that is really nice to have a look at it. Still need to make some exercise to get to it being situated on top of a hill from where you can see the beauty of city.

Thank Andrei S
Amherst, Massachusetts
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

When you look from outside, it is one of those huge scarry cathedrales. The windows were so gorgeous. The blue color, amazing! I enjoyed looking at the windows alot. However, since there were so many people entering and leaving it is hard to feel a quiet and relax environment in there. That is in fact my reasons to go into... More 

Thank Kukiliku
Nyon, Switzerland
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful cathedral in the old city of Lausanne. Take your time to admire the view from the courtyard, to stroll around in the small streets, to visit the shops, the bars and the artisans. It is worth it!

Thank Selma C
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Cathedral was under renovation when we visited so unfortunately large parts were not accessible and the noise of the workers ruined the atmosphere. Stained glass windows were impressive and the tombs at the front of the Cathedral also.

Thank NZTraveller1980
Cairns, Australia
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21 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It has a very nice view which you can see whole view of Lausanne at the front of the Cathedral. Inside of Cathedral, it was very huge and you can see a beautiful old structures.

Thank Ah Reum K
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Superb view from there on Lausanne city The cathedrale in itself is not a must see attraction but nice walk from railway station or place st François.

Thank Alaoa
Lausanne, Switzerland
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74 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Cathedral is nice, with an interesting architecture, especially outside. The Church can be visited during the day; also the tower can be visited, even if the schedule should be checked in place. In front of the Cathedral, across the street, there is a wide terrace which allows a scenic view of Lausanne downtown, the west Lausannoise, and the lake.

Thank Luca D
Enschede, The Netherlands
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

This is a simple, yet nice to visit cathedral. The view from the city just outside is impotent. If you are lucky there might be someone playing the huge organ inside.

Thank DavidAdvis0
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153 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

Easy walk up steps from the M2 metro stop. Not as artistically fancy inside as most Italian cathedrals. But that is to be expected. Nice stained glass. They were rehearsing on the organ during my visit.

Thank NikonGlass
Lausanne, Switzerland
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20 reviews
12 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

This is one of the main attraction of lausanne so you should not miss this. You can also go of the top of the tower to have an amazing view of the city

Thank 1sandip

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