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“cathdral” 5 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 70 things to do in Lausanne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Lausanne, Switzerland
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“cathdral”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Really well restored cathedral and still restauring.
on the top of one of the hills of Lausanne, there is great view over the city.
Once in a while they have amazing concert inside, the sound is just great

Visited March 2014
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Lausanne, Switzerland
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“The most beautiful gothic cathedral in Switzerland”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

This cathedral benefits from a dominating situation in the the old city, next to the old Academy, with a terrace nearby from which the view over Lausanne, the lake and the Alps is beautiful. Covered, middle-aged stairs lead down from there to place de la Palud.
The cathedral itself is a prime example of gothic architecture. It boasts a beautiful rosace and the Apostles Portal. Some parts of it are being renovated.

Visited December 2013
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“300 steps to heaven”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

If you can make it up the 300 steps of the cathedral tower you have a amazing view over the entire Lake Léman (Lake of Geneva) down to Geneva, up towards Montreux and across to Evian in France. The Cathedral itself is well worth visiting with beautiful stained glass windows. Well worth a visit if you enjoy Gothic architecture & the organ concerts are of world-class excellence - ask the Tourist Office.

Visited July 2013
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“Worth a visit”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

A visit to the cathedral has to be done whether it's your thing or not. It is very hilly, with cobbled streets so be prepared.

Visited May 2014
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“Local history and focal point”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

This Cathedral has charm and a welcome peaceful location in the busy city. It is close to the main shopping centre and easy to allow on a busy day

Visited April 2014
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