To see an exquisite example of Gothic architecture, head to Cathedrale de Lausanne in the heart of the city's medieval Old Town. Built during the 12th and 13th centuries, the building replaced an earlier and much more modest church structure. Thanks to constant conservation efforts and a few careful restorations, the building appears today just as it did upon its completion in 1235. Step inside to see the world-famous organ, which took nearly a decade to design and consists of 7,000 pipes. Take a guided tour to learn more about the cathedral's architecture and history, and climb the tower for sweeping views over the city and its lake. Put Cathedrale de Lausanne and other Lausanne attractions into our Lausanne road trip app , and watch your holiday take shape.
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Cathedrale de Lausanne Reviews
After our tour of the Parc de Mon Repos, we hiked our way uphill to the cathedral; it is quite the workout the way we came as it was all uphill and we had to take a couple breathers before we made it ... more »
Muy bonita la catedral en una ciudad y con muy diferentes culturas , buen sitio para visitar en un día . more »Very nice cathedral in a city and with very different cultures, good place to visit in a day.
This is one of the oldest place of worship from protestant Christians in Switzerland. It has a very long history of existence. While the tall roof is more than 50 feet giving ambience great peace. The beautifully painted glass you must notice. It is a vantage point from here to see the city of Lausanne. Do visit.
Historic cathedral in Old Town Lausanne. Huge organ, large stained glass windows and explanations in English and French about to each statue around the entrance to the church. You can buy a ticket in the gift shop that will allow you to climb up the bell tower to have some nice views of Lausanne and the old town.
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