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Cathedrale St-Nicholas

rue des Chanoines 3 | The Old Town, Fribourg 1700, Switzerland
+41 26 347 10 40
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The cathedral sits in the upper part of the city, and is visible from all around. Wonderful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Joe_King_traveler
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Geneva, Switzerland
Nice cathedral in cute town

Some lovely art work and stained glass. A nice cathedral for the town, worth a visit if you're in... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2017
GoGirlAZ
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Madrid, Spain
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rue des Chanoines 3 | The Old Town, Fribourg 1700, Switzerland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The cathedral sits in the upper part of the city, and is visible from all around. Wonderful architecture, and beautiful inside too. Be sure to climb up the tower, approximately 350 steps up a thin circular staircase to the top and magnificent 360-degree views out...More

Thank Joe_King_traveler
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Some lovely art work and stained glass. A nice cathedral for the town, worth a visit if you're in town.

Thank GoGirlAZ
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Beautiful church where you can experiment peace and serenity while contemplating its atmosphere in the old town.

Thank Alex F
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Very beautiful and charming cathedral of Fribourg! I succeed to climb up to the top, you have an amazing view of Fribourg! It worths a challenge!

Thank kimphuongdinh
Reviewed 8 February 2017

much better from outside than inside, because the architecture from outside is totally different from other church, but if you are in Fribourg of course you have to go there. and there is also the tower, but it's a little bit difficult, but just one...More

Thank Marc F
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Great experience, beautiful inside and outside and all the way up, on a nice day, the view is superb.

Thank Thierry C
Reviewed 31 December 2016

This cathedral has a lot of interesting nooks and crannies to explore - take some time to have a good look around. Don't miss the somewhat gruesome friezes around the exterior of the main doors.

1  Thank dmmaus
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

As we were passing through this seemed a great opportunity to visit. We parked up, which wasn't expensive, and made our way into the cathedral. As it was during the Christmas period, the church had a very festive and warmth feeling to it. My only...More

Thank Craiglovesvintage
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

... as walking, as looking at this great building one wonders. The choir was singing while we entered. The smell of incense, the just-perfect glass work on the large gothic windows, one travels in time and ask: where did all this resources came from?

Thank aramirezg
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Please don't get me wrong, I am not bagging either church or tower, but there does seem to be a mismatch in their respective sizes. From an architectural design perspective the tower wants to be attached to a much larger church. Nonetheless, both are very...More

Thank V581ZSdonb
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