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Chateau Saint-Maire

place du Chateau 4, Lausanne 1005, Switzerland
+41 21 613 73 73
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Imposing and majestic

This is an imposing medieval castle, both when you see it from far away and when you’re standing... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Alex B
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Providence, Rhode Island
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The top of the old city

Small but very pretty castle in the lovely part of Lausanne. The walk between the cathedral and the... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2018
Ricardo B
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London, United Kingdom
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2 weeks ago
“Imposing and majestic”
Jun 22, 2018
“The top of the old city ”
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place du Chateau 4, Lausanne 1005, Switzerland
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+41 21 613 73 73
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an imposing medieval castle, both when you see it from far away and when you’re standing right in the public square in front of it. It probably occupied a place of strategic importance in the old days given its location at the top...More

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Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

Small but very pretty castle in the lovely part of Lausanne. The walk between the cathedral and the castle is very picturesque and good exercise

Thank Ricardo B
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

This building is sooooo beautiful , if you miss going into it or walk around it, you have then missed out on a nice piece of history.

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Reviewed 5 June 2017

You cannot expect to be allowed into every historic building in every european city, there is enough to see viewing from outside and it is free.

Thank chickandbeast
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Reviewed 22 February 2016

Can be a lot of fun outside in the plaza, but only during the city festival. Otherwise, it looks like a nice building.

Thank Nate H
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Reviewed 31 July 2015

Chateau Saint-Maire is closed for visitors. You can only admire the building from outside. Still worth to stop for a moment and take a look. Castle is located few steps from cathedral So if you are planning to visits you can see both.

1  Thank kurzew
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Reviewed 22 May 2015 via mobile

If you plan to go to the Cathedral, spend some time to visit this place. It is near the Cathedral, so the effort of climbing the hill is all worth it. :)

Thank Cecile B
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Reviewed 17 May 2015

We went to this on Rick Steve's walking tour. There was not much to see and construction prevented us from getting a full front picture. The view on the backside of the town was less than other views headed towards the building. Still worth the...More

Thank y2s4e7gqIl
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Reviewed 7 November 2013

It's a great castle with a bishop history, but we can't appreciate completely, because it is not open to public.

5  Thank camansil
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Reviewed 29 August 2013

Long walk up hill, so be prepared. Lot's to see along the way and the view gets better the higher you go.

1  Thank Lynn B
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