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Sauvabelin Tower

1018 Lausanne, Switzerland

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About Sauvabelin Tower

This tower was built of wood, principally Douglas fir obtained from local forests. It was built in 2003: you can view the Lausanne conurbation, Lake Geneva, and the three geographic regions of Switzerland.



Attractions near Sauvabelin Tower

Château Saint-Maire1.18km from Sauvabelin Tower

Château Saint-Maire was built from 1397 to 1425 by the Bishops of Lausanne to serve as their fortified residence. It is now serves as the seat of the cantonal government, the Council of State of Vaud. And also a Swiss heritage site of national significance.

Palais de Rumine1.36km from Sauvabelin Tower

This Florentine neo-Renaissance-style building was constructed in 1904 in Place de la Riponne, in the historic center of the city of Lausanne. It housed facilities such as the library of the University of Lausanne, and scientific and artistic collections belonging to the Canton of Vaud.

Collection de l'Art Brut1.38km from Sauvabelin Tower

The Collection de l’Art Brut exhibits a collection of “outsider art”, produced by self-taught social outcasts, such as psychiatric hospital patients and prisoners.

Lausanne Cathedral1.42km from Sauvabelin Tower

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. The cathedral was consecrated and dedicated to Our Lady in 1275.

The MUDAC is the only museum in French-speaking Switzerland exclusively dedicated to design and contemporary applied arts. MUDAC offers exhibitions of its permanent collections as well as thematic presentations of 21 st century's fundamental trends.

Escaliers du Marché1.5km from Sauvabelin Tower

The Escaliers du Marché is the covered stairs leading up from the bottom of Mercerie Street to the cathedral square in Lausanne, Switzerland. The date of their construction is unknown. The current staircases, in wood, covered, built parallel to very sloping paving, date from 1717-1719.

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The canton of Vaud is the third largest of the Swiss cantons by population. The capital and biggest city is Lausanne, officially designated "Olympic Capital" by the International Olympic Committee and hosting many international sports organizations.