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Address: place du Chateau 4, Lausanne 1005, Switzerland
Phone Number: +41 21 613 73 73

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Nice Building, but you cant get inside

Can be a lot of fun outside in the plaza, but only during the city festival. Otherwise, it looks like a nice building.

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 February 2016
Nate H
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Frankfurt, Germany
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Frankfurt, Germany
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

Can be a lot of fun outside in the plaza, but only during the city festival. Otherwise, it looks like a nice building.

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2015

Chateau Saint-Maire is closed for visitors. You can only admire the building from outside. Still worth to stop for a moment and take a look. Castle is located few steps from cathedral So if you are planning to visits you can see both.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2015 via mobile

If you plan to go to the Cathedral, spend some time to visit this place. It is near the Cathedral, so the effort of climbing the hill is all worth it. :)

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2015

We went to this on Rick Steve's walking tour. There was not much to see and construction prevented us from getting a full front picture. The view on the backside of the town was less than other views headed towards the building. Still worth the small walk if you are on that side of old town.

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2013

It's a great castle with a bishop history, but we can't appreciate completely, because it is not open to public.

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Olympia, Washington, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2013

Long walk up hill, so be prepared. Lot's to see along the way and the view gets better the higher you go.

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2012

beautiful, interesting history behind it, gorgeous view from the top. not something to break your back over to see, but worth checking out if youre in the area. (coming from a local)

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