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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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Visit the Notre Dame Cathedral and enjoy its rather thorough explanations of the New Testament Saints. The Church has been largely un-Protestant Reformationized, as the original... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

The cathedral, itself, is like many found scattered throughout Europe. However, its location provides great views of the city and we enjoyed exploring the area around the cathedral. If you are visiting Lausanne for the day, it is worth the walk up to its location.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Visit the Notre Dame Cathedral and enjoy its rather thorough explanations of the New Testament Saints. The Church has been largely un-Protestant Reformationized, as the original paintings have been restored on the inside walls (those Calvinist sure liked getting rid of all that idolatry). Like most Gothic structures, it is just spectacular to look at outside and in, and this... More 

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Bundaberg, Australia
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Went there with my 75 year old father. Walked a long way to get there and it was a steep climb. Church was lovely, very unusual and simple in design. Loved the new pipe organ and the wicker style chairs. Lovely and quiet, hardly any tourists, we just sat and took it all in, in our own time. I would... More 

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Victoria, BC
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

This cathedral may not have the marble and opulence of those in Italy, but it has a subtle grandeur that matches that of the town. Climb the bell tower for an amazing view of the city!

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minneapolis
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

A very nice cathedral but compared to others in Europe, not a stand out. The views from the plaza in front of the cathedral overlooking the city make this a worthwhile visit. The old town surrounding the cathedral is also a nice area to explore.

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Nyon, Switzerland
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

The absolute landmark of Lausanne. Inside the Cathedral, you will see one of the so called Big Organs, which is quite impressive. On some specfic sundays that are some concerts with free entrance. After visiting the Cathedral, go down the wooden stairs and on your right there is a little café 'Le Barbare' that is renown for its hot chocolate... More 

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Magnolia, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

We missed the entry time by less than two minutes and were unable to view the interior. The outside is just typical to European cathedrals. If we had seen the inside it may have rated higher than average.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

This is a fine cathedral (although not one of Europe's greatest), situated impressively at the summit of this city. There is some beautiful stained glass and the building appears to be looked after rather better than its cousin in Geneva. Having said that, a 'feature' of the cathedral which I don't understand is the incongruous organ. Who on earth gave... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Free to get in and some great architecture inside and some wonderful stain glass. A great cathedral.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

The Cathedral is located at the top of the city. Going there is already a sacrifice. Like what our Lord has done. He sacrificed for us... So upon reaching the Cathedral, it is just as blessed to spend a few moments to connect with yourself in silence. Also, there is a man who plays a piano really well... This may... More 

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Additional Information about Cathedrale de Lausanne

Address: Address: Place de la Cathedrale, Lausanne 1005, Switzerland
Phone Number: 021 316 71 60
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Lausanne
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm

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