Lausanne Cathedral Facts
The Cathedral of Notre Dame of Lausanne is a church located in the city of Lausanne, in the canton of Vaud in Switzerland. It belongs to the Evangelical Reformed Church of the Canton of Vaud.
Facts About Lausanne Cathedral:
- The great pipe organ of the Cathedral of Notre Dame of Lausanne was inaugurated in December 2003.
- Construction on the cathedral began in 1175 and it was consecrated in 1275 by Pope Gregory X.
- The Cathedral has a total of seven bells that are suspended on two floors of the belfry.
- The oldest bell dates back to 1493 while the most recent bells date back 1898.
- In 1536, during the Reformation, the Cathedral underwent significant changes when a new liturgical area was built in the nave.
- It became a protestant cathedral in 1536.
- the cathedral has been classified as a historic monument since May 25, 1900.
You should list the guet, a most unique human feature of this cathedral and the only one still heard today 600+ years later in recorded history.
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