It is virtually impossible to visit Lausanne without seeing this church, at least from the outside. Located right at the ... More
Church of St. Francis
It is virtually impossible to visit Lausanne without seeing this church, at least from the outside. Located right at the heart of Lausanne, St-François Church was established before the Reformation. After the building burnt down in the 1368 fire, the church was renovated to include an interesting combination of modern and traditional concepts. The church has automatic doors and a part of this monument has been renovated. Several concerts are held in the renovated part of the building. Historical information, concert schedules and services are available inside the church. Guided tours are conducted in this church that acquaints the visitors with the history of this place.
The most stunning feature of St Anne's Church is its original Baroque interior, which miraculously survived World War II with
very little damage. As you enter you will see two naves which appear to be the same size but ...
Ornately decorated on its interior, the Capuchine Order has provided an impressive and interesting attraction for sightseers, but even more
fascinating is the crypt located below the church. Here are the vaults of the Kaisergruft, or the imperial crypts, ...
Peter the Great desired that all Christians, regardless of denomination, were able to worship in a church of their own
faith. Hence, the Church of St. Catherine was established in 1716 and it is now not only the largest ...