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Cathedrale St-Nicholas

rue des Chanoines 3 | The Old Town, Fribourg 1700, Switzerland
+41 26 347 10 40
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Pure gothic art

Gothic features are seen outside and inside the cathedral. The unfinished bell tower somewhat... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mira V
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Smarje Pri Jelsah, Slovenia
Nice view

The cathedral is very beautiful inside and out. If you're in Fribourg, this is defenitely something... read more

Reviewed January 13, 2018
Joana S
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rue des Chanoines 3 | The Old Town, Fribourg 1700, Switzerland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Gothic features are seen outside and inside the cathedral. The unfinished bell tower somewhat spoils the gothic picture, because it lacks its pointed top. The entrance is quite impressive. Inside there are numerous pointed arches, beautiful narrow and high stained glass windows and a magnificent...More

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Reviewed January 13, 2018

The cathedral is very beautiful inside and out. If you're in Fribourg, this is defenitely something you have to visit. You will also have a nice view on the top, so make sure you climb those stairs! If you are going, make sure you also...More

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Reviewed November 21, 2017 via mobile

This is certainly not the greatest cathedral you'll ever see but for such a small town it's impressive. And it's interesting to compare it to a cathedral from around the same time period but protestant rather than catholic, such as for example the Muenster in...More

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Reviewed November 15, 2017

Not the best around but surely the typical swiss style gothic cathedral. Free entrance and good place to find peace...

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Reviewed November 7, 2017

I like this gothic cathedral. It's very spiritual, big but still not huge, placed in an odd spot in the middle of the street. Outside to a far and to a close view too, you will see only the severe grey gothic carved rock, but...More

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Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

I happened to have some free time to walk around town and decided to visit the St. Nicholas cathedral. This is worth the stop. Amazing history, a crypt, and relic. Beautiful even outside.

Thank Marie K
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Reviewed September 28, 2017

The cathedral is nice, nothing special, but the view from the tower is amazing. It is not expensive at all to go up on in, it costs only few CHF, but be careful about the decision to go up since the stairs are really narrow...More

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Reviewed September 4, 2017

Cathedral of St. Nicholas - Catholic Cathedral in the city of Fribourg, dedicated to St. Nicholas of Myra. The Cathedral, located in the north-western part of the old town. The construction of the cathedral began in 1283 and was completed in several stages by the...More

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Reviewed August 21, 2017

If you visit Interlagen, you should see the cathedral as it is one of the most beatiful cathedral you can find in Switzerland.

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Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed my stay here. The city is beautiful. The area where the cathedral is, is also very clean and nice.

Thank hegyieszter98
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