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Cathedrale de Lausanne

Place de la Cathedrale, Lausanne 1005, Switzerland
+41 21 316 71 60
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Beautiful gothic cathedral. Fantastic stained glass windows. Was really big inside. We also saw the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
HelenP243
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Basel, Switzerland
Majestic and Magnificent

There many ways to reach this wonderful cathedral (Escaliers du Marche, Pont Charles Bessieres... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Travelcookiecat
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Germany
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Place de la Cathedrale, Lausanne 1005, Switzerland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Beautiful gothic cathedral. Fantastic stained glass windows. Was really big inside. We also saw the christmas exhibition with the lovely models.

Thank HelenP243
Reviewed 5 days ago

There many ways to reach this wonderful cathedral (Escaliers du Marche, Pont Charles Bessieres…), but from all points it looks equally beautiful and harmonic. Actually, one can spend the whole day there, looking at it’s statues, decorations and glass windows. And the view over the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The history and gob smacking lead lighting and architecture make this one of the most interesting cathedral finds of my holiday. I went to Notre Dame, Milan's Duomo and San Marco's et al in Venice and this certainly was special.

Thank Liz T
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have great recollection of the area surrounding this church. The church itself blends in with the many others I have seen in my life. I don't regret making the climb to the church from my hotel, and it is significantly uphill from where I...More

Thank Anna911
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had wanted to see this building for a long time. It is a centre for reform/protestant worship and is world famous. Inside is the large and very imposing Fisk organ. We enjoyed Sunday morning worship in the church (all spoken in French which we...More

Thank Bruce D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great old-mystic looking church almost like ones you find in movies and games. Hadn't been to the tower but the balcony just outside the door also gave a good view of the city. This place needs English signs and description to let people appreciate this...More

Thank Kevin S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is true historical site. But one would like to see more English and German descriptions etc. Lausanne needs to present its gems to more than a Francophone audience.

Thank rball2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A huge cathedral, with an almost ''scary'' entrance, a big black curtine after the big heavy door .... the inside part makes you feel that you are not in today... amazing windows and impressive sound in the cathedral. You have to visit this place.

Thank Marilu P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are Christians and enjoy seeing how Christian worship spaces vary around the world. This one was memorable, notably for the beautiful stained-glass windows of the church and the high arches over the nave.

Thank Benjamin B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lausanne on a Sunday shuts down! With only 1 day there I was happy we could see the cathedral. There are many many steps leading up to it but if you take them slowly and remember the history behind them, it makes it interesting. The...More

Thank RandRCalifornia
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