Jesuitenkirche, Lucerne

4.5
#1 of 10 in Historic Sites in Lucerne
The first large-scale Baroque church in Switzerland, Jesuitenkirche was constructed in 1666 for the Jesuits. It sits dramatically on the banks of the Reuss River, its symmetrical onion domes clearly recognizable in the city's skyline. Step inside to witness the building's even more impressive interior. Elaborate frescoes, brightly colored domes, a magnificent organ, large chandeliers, and a gilded altar all contribute to the splendor of this historic church. Take time to examine the red marble in the side chapels closely--they are actually the result of clever paintwork. With our online itinerary creator, Lucerne attractions like Jesuitenkirche can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • The Jesuit Church is nice on the outside. Pretty, interesting, subdued. Inside? The design of the church is Baroque, and the decorative elements are Rococo. It’s white but flamboyantly decorated. Afte...  more »
  • This church is absolutely beautiful and something to see! Our visit was accompanied by an organ playing which made the experience even better.  more »
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  • One of many beautiful city in Switzerland... Services and security in the town is good...despite the price is higher than other European countries... Recommended country to visit when in Europe.
  • An absolute beautiful baroque church. There is so much to see and admire. The architecture inside and outside, paintings on walls and ceilings, the altar and so many other details makes this church a must for anyone visiting Lucerne.
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