Cathedrale de Lausanne

Cathedrale de Lausanne

Cathedrale de Lausanne
4.5
Historic Sites • Architectural Buildings • Religious Sites
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
Sunday
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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Thomas
Antwerp, Belgium1 contribution
Most boring cathedral I ever saw
Sep 2021 • Couples
Just a regular cathedral, not that special. For some weird reason the walls are covered with cartoons, which really kills the vibe.
Written September 28, 2021
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Mike5229
The Hague, The Netherlands7 contributions
Wonderful but sometimes VERY noisy
Sep 2021
Absolutely wonderful cathedral, a real gem. But... avoid it when someone is rehearsing on the EXTREMELY LOUD organ. This happened to me 10 September 2021 and I simply couldn't bear it - I tried for half an hour with earplugs in - and fled, while I had planned to enjoy the views and the silence. And this was not the first time this happened to me. Look in their agenda whether there is an organ concert that evening, chances are that the organ player spends a few hours of the day practicing.
Written September 13, 2021
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Con K
Ringgold, GA458 contributions
Beautiful
Sep 2021
The cathedrals is beautiful. You can tour inside once you show your vaccination card. The stained glass windows are beautiful. They offer a tour.
Written September 13, 2021
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Xeni25
Geneva, Switzerland281 contributions
Powerful experience (inside only)
Sep 2021
There's something special about this cathedral, it's majestically beautiful on the inside. The rose window is amazing especially in the afternoon when sunlight projects its colours onto the floor. If you don't have vertigo try the tower tour for a peerless view of Lausanne. Outside it has been over-renovated and is defaced by pigeon-deflecting wires that prevent you from seeing the carvings which they are supposed to protect.
Written September 12, 2021
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Julia Plieva
Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine531 contributions
Organ musine concert +
Aug 2021
We've been so lucky to participate in the International Festival of organ music which was held particularly in this Cathedrale de Lausanne and it is amazing feeling to listen to great music in 13th century Cathedrale with amazing sound. The organ is huge there and we've got some unforgettable emotions and feelings.
So I do recommend to plan the visit here combining (if possible) with such option - to listen that ancient organ.
Written September 12, 2021
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Kayjayell
Wicklow, Ireland384 contributions
Stained Glass Windows are amazing
May 2021 • Friends
Amazing cathedral well worth a visit. The windows are so colourful and the organ is unbelievably futuristic.

Layout is pretty standard but ancient
Written June 27, 2021
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JanLinksGroningen
Groningen, The Netherlands1,198 contributions
Highlight
Dec 2020 • Family
This is a highlight in Lausanne, but also in Zwitserland. The inside is great, the outside also. We love it.
Written December 7, 2020
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Phi Somchai
Bangkok, Thailand3,498 contributions
Beautiful cathedral
Feb 2020 • Couples
This is a beautiful cathedral. Very majestic from the outside and well maintained inside. The organ and stained glass were the highlight for me.
Written April 25, 2020
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DAR
Lausanne, Switzerland13 contributions
amazingly beautiful site
Jan 2020
The most beautiful site in Lausanne for me, combining the architecture of two different styles, the majesty and the mistery. The organ is a must see and must hear.
Written March 6, 2020
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Travel4sam
Delta115 contributions
Inside and up the bell tower
Aug 2019
Inside, we paid to go up in the bell tower. Went up, looked at the large bells and then continued up to higher levels and more bells.

I would definitely suggest that you walk up those old time-worn stone steps and have a look around.
Written February 2, 2020
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