Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Lausanne is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Lausanne a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Lausanne.
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Quai d'Ouchy 1, 1006 Lausanne, Switzerland
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
The only place in the world to geek out on the Olympic Games. A quarter million annual visitors, a location right next to the OIC HQ, 10000 items on exhibit (making it the largest Olympic exhibit, not to mention the 87000 items in total) spread out over 3000 square metres, and spanning 2000+ years of Olympic history –this is the real deal. Th...
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Place de la Cathédrale, Lausanne, Switzerland
09:00 am - 07:00 pm
Switzerland’s most beautiful cathedral soars high above Lake Geneva. Consecrated in 1275, once home to the miraculous Golden Virgin, and widely considered to be one of the finest examples of Gothic architecture anywhere, the cathedral is nevertheless incomplete – restoration and construction go on to this day.
Its many striking features...
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Avenue Bergières 11, 1004 Lausanne, Switzerland
11:00 am - 06:00 pm
First off, “Brut Art” is art “created outside not only the boundaries of conventional culture, but by those outside mainstream society.” People on the fringes of society (schizophrenics, loners, lost souls, and the criminally insane) suddenly decide they want to be expressive y’know? This is art free of any moral value...
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Avenue de l'Elysée 18, 1006 Lausanne, Switzerland
11:00 am - 06:00 pm
This is a museum for photographs, and only photographs – about 100,000 of them. Housed in a charming house between Ouchy and the train station, the collections include historical, modern and contemporary works. Its crowning glory, however, is “The 100 Years of Tramp” exhibition, about 10,000 pictures collected from across Charlie Chaplin’s entire career.
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1015 Ecublens, Switzerland
07:00 am - 11:59 pm
Designed in Japanese Architecture, the Rolex Learning Center EPFL is home to work space and a library. The world perceives this centre as a laboratory for learning. The library is more like an international cultural hub for EPFL and welcomes both students as well as public. If you are looking for some good reads of have something to study about the...
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1005 Lausanne, Switzerland
11:00 am - 06:00 pm
The highlight of the MuseeHistorique de Lausanne is a 250 square foot model of what Lausanne looked like in the 17th century. Situated right across from the cathedral, until the turn of the 15th century, the bishops of the cathedral used to live in this splendid manor. Changing many administrations- after the bishops’ residence, it subsequent...
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Westlake Church Lausanne Offices, Rue du Centre 72, 1025 St. Sulpice, Switzerland
07:00 am - 07:00 pm
The Church of St. Sulpice (Eglise de St-Sulpice) is beautifully decorated with sculpted lions and statues scattered in its premises. The church on the other hand has kept it simple and neat with modest pillars and elegant towers at both ends of the building. The church is built in Romanesque style with commendable interiors and exteriors. On a visi...
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Place de la Riponne 6, 1005 Lausanne, Switzerland
07:00 am - 10:00 pm
A fine 19th century palace styled around theneo-Renaissance Florentine type of architecture, the Palais de Rumine is one attraction you do not want to miss out on.Located in the historic centre of the town, the Palais de Rumine is hard to miss.
The Palais de Rumine is essentially a cluster of museums, the most prominent of Lausanne’s to begin...
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Abbatiale de Romainmotier, Chemin Derrière-l'Eglise, 1323 Romainmotier
12:01 am - 12:00 am
The Abbey Church Romainmôtier was built about a 1000 years back between 990 and 1030. This very fact makes the church the oldest Romanesque structures in Switzerland. The church features a pulpit from the 8th century and frescoes and choir chairs from the 14th and 15th century. The House of the Prior of Romainmotier which belongs to the 13th ...