Cathedrale de Lausanne, Lausanne

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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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  • Isn't Chartres, isn't Notre Dame de Paris the lateral portal, a few side windows and the Rose the chapel Saint Maurice
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  • Living in Lausanne, I'm taking all the friends coming to visit me! A place with amazing views of the city and essential!
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  • Best view in Laussane! Enjoy walking, beautiful place, nice jogging too. Love this place so much. If you go to Laussane, you can't miss this place which offer the excellent city view, see my photos he...  more »
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  • Great place, serenity is the best word to describe it. In addition it comes with a great view of downtown.
  • Beautiful cathedral inside and outside. A must go if you are in Lausanne.
  • Looks nice from inside and outside. Make sure you grab a camera.
  • Amazing. This place is idilic. Go with your camera because you will love to remember this place forever !
  • The organ music was ethereal! Do take the stairs up to the Bell tower, amazing 360 degree view from top. It's 5 CHF to go to the top, they accept EUR but only bills not coins.

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