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“Cathedral of Lausanne” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Cathedrale de Lausanne

Cathedrale de Lausanne
Place de la Cathedrale, Lausanne 1005, Switzerland
021 316 71 60
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Ranked #4 of 30 Attractions in Lausanne
Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Cultural
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Vevey, Switzerland
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“Cathedral of Lausanne”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

The Cathedral tower used to be used to spot a house on fire in the old days. It was originally Catholic but was taken over by the reformed Church.

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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“Largest cathedral in switzerland”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

this gothic style cathedral is huge, with a 6000 peice organ, and a great view of the city from the top (on a sunny day). try to see a concert or attend a mass in this cathedral

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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“The view from the belfry is impressive”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

The cathedral offers a great deal of interesting things. However, most of them would pass unnoticed if you don't have a local or some kind of guide to tell you. I personally used the auwix.com one (audio and for free at their site). There ais quite a lot of history involved, starting from its exterior door.
If stories from the middle age involving soldiers, crussades, pilgrimage and religion interest you then I would recommend you to visit it (but never before having a good guide with you). Otherwise, it may just seem like another nice cathedral in Europe.

Visited October 2012
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“Do not miss to see it at least one time at night”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

It can be a very beautiful attraction of Switzerland and also Lausanne. It is located at center of the city and you know that Lausanne contains lots of hills and it is in one of hills.
I found it fantastic at night time wit good light decoration about it also the fine art and sculpturing in its facade are glorious.
Therefore , I recommend to visit here in at night time.

Visited November 2012
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“Nice view”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

The Cathedral in itself is an impressive masterpiece of medieval architecture. The view over the lake, the city an even France is really magnificent in a sunny day. If you have time, the panoramic view from the top of the cathedral is really worth the effort.

Visited September 2012
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