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Jesuitenkirche, Lucerne

Categories: Churches, Tourist Spots
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4.3/5 based on 300+ reviews on the web
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 world travel planner, 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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  • In the town of Lucerne, have four Catholic churches, including the Church. In the Catholic Church since the Reformation at Lucerne was a base for anti-reformers, not so big town lies behind supremacy. This church with onion domes and white appearance well brightness of Lucerne.
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  • of the hand of the Jesuit order. The best sermons in a wide radius, wonderful festive masses at the great feast days, but otherwise a great concert program.
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  • Looks like it will be closed for renovation rest of 2016 which is a great shame as it is a beautiful church. Quite a lot of baroque bling going on but manages to look beautiful rather than ott. Went t...  read more »
  • So romantic church! We visited here for the Christmas season, we were blanketed by the calm and peaceful feelings.
  • Beautiful Church with spectacular architecture insides and out
  • Lovely place. Go at night for the best views!
  • One of the defining churches in the city centre, definitely worth a visit
  • I never went inside but the church is beautiful from the outside.
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