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Cathedrale de Lausanne

Place de la Cathedrale, Lausanne 1005, Switzerland
+41 21 316 71 60
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Nice church amazing organ!

Nice church close to old Lausanne. The stained glass work throughout the cathedral is spectacular... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Francis W
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Whitby, Canada
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After the Reform Movement took over this former Catholic Cathedral, the Reformists painted over the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
OneWayVancouver
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Vancouver, Canada
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Place de la Cathedrale, Lausanne 1005, Switzerland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Nice church close to old Lausanne. The stained glass work throughout the cathedral is spectacular. The church is world renowned for his amazing and huge organ. The pipes of the organs are arranged to look like an angel with open wings.

Thank Francis W
Reviewed 1 week ago

After the Reform Movement took over this former Catholic Cathedral, the Reformists painted over the ornate interior in drab grey paint, and further desecrated the statues of revered saints by breaking off their noses. Luckily, these religious zealots didn't smash the beautiful stained glass windows....More

Thank OneWayVancouver
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The cathedral is absolutely stunning - the stained glass windows alone were worth the visit and the interior of the church is breathtaking. Tours are available at various points during the day, free of charge.

Thank siddle45
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous old cathedral with attractive stained glass windows in the old quarter of Lausanne. A short walk from one of the main market squares the setting could be straight out of a film set. Some quaint restaurants and bars nearby.

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful stained-glass windows, stone carvings, a tower to climb for a view all over town. See the organ, with more than 7000 pipes and 6 keyboards, played in the organ loft or on the movable electronic console in the nave. Recitals generally Friday evenings, with...More

1  Thank Barbara E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The cathedral is considered one of the most beautiful gothic buildings in Switzerland. Don't miss the panoramic view!!! (5 euros to go to the top).

1  Thank Etoile1212
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a lovely cathedral but quite a hike to get up to it! Most of this town is 'up or down' an it si worth the effort

Thank marypuss
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went in at a time when there weren't many people. The place felt like the way I feel Cathedrals are supposed to feel like: quiet and full of prayer. It's calm. From up the bell tower the view is fantastic.

Thank Silzer T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with friends with small children, we went up the bell tower in absolute safety. From that stand point the view is breathtaking. Don't miss the interior of the dome, especially the world class pipe organ. If you have the cha, stay for a concert:...More

Thank Giuseppe Jacopo G
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Calm, restful, gentle.. no big tourist spaces, a place of peace in the middle of the city.. lovely place of contemplation

Thank Mary H
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