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“Gorgeous location” 4 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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“Gorgeous location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

The walk up to the top of Lausanne rewards you with a beautiful view. The Cathedral itself is lovely, but aren't they all. What was unexpected in this one are the zodiac sign stained glass pieces in the front window. Quite unusual to be able to buy an Aries refrigerator magnet at a cathedral. Definitely worth a visit.

Visited June 2014
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“Great windows, fun to climb”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Worth the price of a few francs to climb the bell tower, great views, and fun to time it to be on the 2nd of 3 levels when the bells ring, loud but fun!

Visited June 2014
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“Serinity and beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Visited this cathedral recently, it is well deserve of its fame. Not only is it majestic with its Gothic design, when you entered into the church it fills you with a sense of serinity. I spent some time sitting down to admire the beauty of the church and I was not the only one, almost all visitors who were there when I was seem to take some time just to sit and admire, and maybe doing some reflections too... As this is the kind of church that makes you want to pause and give thanks to the Creator. Whilst I was there, I was lucky enough as there was what seem to be a mini concert and the majestic pipe organ was playing at the same time during my visit. It only added to the overall experience of this visit and enhance the awe that this church seems to have inspired in me.
It is very easy to reach by public transport out by foot, take a leisurely stroll up the hill and you will be rewarded to not only the church but also the lovely view of Lausanne.

Visited June 2014
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“A nice cathedral”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

The cathedral is quite nice, and the current (June 2014) exhibiton of plant roles in the church and modern society just great.

Visited June 2014
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“Pope Gregory was here”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

The cathedral is lovey, the view of the city exceptional. It's too bad it's not still Catholic and so much art work was destroyed when it was "reformed" but you can tell the bones have survived well. It is a steep walk up, defnitely not for the ambulatorily impaired

Visited May 2014
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