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Esplanade de Montbenon

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Address: Allee Ernest Ansermet, Lausanne, Switzerland

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Amazing garden with panorama view. Historic buildings are interesting to explore. Trees are so huge. Nice to sit and relax.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 February 2017
Pachana R
Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Amazing garden with panorama view. Historic buildings are interesting to explore. Trees are so huge. Nice to sit and relax.

Thank Pachana R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

There are many places to seat and admire the beautiful landscape, besides a parking lot. There is a Cafe in the Justice Palace, but the prices are too expensive.

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

This garden offers one of the best view on the lake in town and it is just closby to Brasserie de Montbenon so the best is to enjoy it when taking your dinner there. It is most impressive at night with all the lights from Evian shining.

Thank nadia z
Lausanne, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Great brunch with family and friends. Love the building, super service, lovely food. Make sure you book ahead.

Thank Suz S
Wurzburg, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

The green grass floor of the Esplanade de Montbenon is a perfect place to enjoy the panoramic view over the Lake Geneva and the summits of the alps behind. The western part houses the Casino de Montbenon a building in Florentine style built in 1908. Today its housed by a center of social and culture.

Thank ralfkrueger2211
Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

There are fantastic views of the lake from here and I really recomment the buying a drink at the Brasserie and sitting in the gardens to enjoy the view

Thank Deborah C
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2016

A well kept swathe of green in front of the Palais de Justice, with a statue of national hero William Tell gazing out across Lake Geneva. Nice place for a peaceful walk in the evenings, with the lights of Evian twinkling out across the lake

Thank Ranjan R
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015

You want a great view? Go to Lavaux instead (Train to Cully and walk up)! If you NEED to stay in Lausanne, they Montbenon is nice for a picnic, or a little walk. The view is really great, but really, take a little more time and go to Lavaux vineyards and the view is 10x better Also, you cant really... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2015

Very nice park in the center of the Lausanne. Beautiful view on the lake and surrounded by nature. In the middle of the palais de justice and the restaurants Myo Sushi Bar and Brasserie de Montbenon

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

I came for an aperitif, the location is amazing with an incredible view. We have ordered 2 bottles of champagne but I have to say that the service was not at the level of the restaurant location and of what we were drinking. The ordering, delivering and paying phases need to be definitely improved

Thank Guido U

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