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Lausanne is the capital of the Vaud Canton in Switzerland, and is among the larger cities in the country. Located in Romandy, Lausanne lies along the Lake Geneva and is around 62km from Geneva. Lausanne is flanked by several picturesque surroundings, making the city quite beautiful and a must-visit. Lausanne is settled on three hills at the base of which lies the Lake Geneva. There are a few Muslim-friendly facilities in Lausanne including mosques and halal restaurants. The city is home to the International Olympic Committee and several other sports federations. Lausanne finds its location at the northern end of Lake Geneva and is close to the UNESCO Heritage Site of Lavaux. Lausanne has a large student population. The Old Town of Lausanne is car-free and good to walk around. It has small alleys, and gothic architecture dominates the area. The area of Lausanne is said to be inhabited since the stone ages. There are some beautifully designed buildings in the city. Walking around Lausanne will give visitors a peek into the culture of the city and also the local lifestyle. There are quite a number of green spaces and parks around Lausanne that are great to sit and relax. Lausanne features a number of museums, the Palais de Rumine houses around five museums; namely the Musée cantonal d'archéologie et d'histoire, Musée cantonal de zoologie, Musée cantonal de géologie, Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts and the Musée monétaire cantonal. The Musée Historique de Lausanne gives travellers a chance to explore the history of the region. There is also an interesting Olympic Museum in the city. Lausanne also is a wonderful destination for shopping. The best places to enjoy some shopping in Lausanne are Place St François, Rue de Bourg, Place de la Riponne and Lausanne Flon. There are several weekly markets hosted in the Lausanne city center....more

Lausanne, Switzerland

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Lausanne is the capital of the Vaud Canton in Switzerland, and is among the larger cities in the country. Located in Romandy, Lausanne lies along the Lake Geneva and is around 62km from Geneva. Lausanne is flanked by several picturesque surroundings, making the city quite beautiful and a must-visit. Lausanne is settled on three hills at the base of which lies the Lake Geneva. There are a few Muslim-friendly facilities in Lausanne including mosques and halal restaurants.

The city is home to the International Olympic Committee and several other sports federations. Lausanne finds its location at the northern end of Lake Geneva and is close to the UNESCO Heritage Site of Lavaux. Lausanne has a large student population. The Old Town of Lausanne is car-free and good to walk around. It has small alleys, and gothic architecture dominates the area. The area of Lausanne is said to be inhabited since the stone ages.

There are some beautifully designed buildings in the city. Walking around Lausanne will give visitors a peek into the culture of the city and also the local lifestyle. There are quite a number of green spaces and parks around Lausanne that are great to sit and relax.

Lausanne features a number of museums, the Palais de Rumine houses around five museums; namely the Musée cantonal d'archéologie et d'histoire, Musée cantonal de zoologie, Musée cantonal de géologie, Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts and the Musée monétaire cantonal. The Musée Historique de Lausanne gives travellers a chance to explore the history of the region. There is also an interesting Olympic Museum in the city.

Lausanne also is a wonderful destination for shopping. The best places to enjoy some shopping in Lausanne are Place St François, Rue de Bourg, Place de la Riponne and Lausanne Flon. There are several weekly markets hosted in the Lausanne city center.

Nearby Airports

The nearest airport to Lausanne is the Geneva Airport. There is a direct train service between the Geneva Airport and Lausanne. The journey takes about 45 minutes and a one-way ticket costs around CHF 26.

Halal Restaurants

Visitors can find some Muslim-friendly restaurants in Lausanne. The best halal restaurants inLausanne include Snack de la Gare, Le Sultan, Le Grand Atlas, Kebab de Grancy, Herat Restaurant, etc.

Mosques

There are quite a number of mosques in Lausanne. The most prominent mosques in Lausanne include Mosque of Lausanne, Centre Islamique Alhikma, Eyup Sultan Mescid-Masjid and Turkish Cultural Centre, Centre Culturel IslamiqueOmar Bin Khatab etc.

Things to Do and See in Lausanne

  • Palais de Rumine
  • L'Espace Arlaud
  • Musée Historique de Lausanne
  • Cantonal Botanical Gardens and Museum
  • Olympic Museum
  • Montbenon
  • Vidy and du Bourget
  • Old town
  • Sauvabelin Forest
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  • The Best Muslim-friendly Destinations in Switzerland

    Switzerland, a landlocked country in central Europe, bordered by France, Italy, Austria, Liechtenstein and Germany is every travelers dream destination. With beautiful snowcapped mountains, breathtaking surroundings, crisp fresh air, crystal clear lakes, fantastic sites to visit and fabulous shopping, Switzerland is a popular holiday destination globally and is the ideal destination to enjoy a perfect holiday getaway with family or friends. This picturesque and captivating alpine country is also becoming popular among Muslim travelers. Home to a sizeable Muslim population, Muslim tourists will be able to find Muslim-friendly facilities in Switzerland. Finding prayer facilities and halal food in Switzerland will be quite easy when you visit the cities discussed here. Muslim tourists must however be aware that some of the cities in Switzerland have better Muslim-friendly facilities than others largely due to the number of Muslims visiting those cities.   Bern Bern, the capital of Switzerland is one such destination which draws many tourists including Muslims, mainly due to its Old Town area; which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and Bear Park. Known as the City of Fountains, this historic city with wonderful architecture and numerous museums is a must-visit destination when in Switzerland. Muslim tourists will be able to find a number of halal restaurants in Bern. Prayer facilities are also available, as Bern is home to 5 mosques; with the most prominent one being Masjid-Ul-Qghair. Geneva Geneva, a captivating city with breathtaking surroundings is another popular destination among those visiting Switzerland. Situated along the banks of Lake Geneva, with beautiful mountains as a backdrop, this French speaking city is a wonderful holiday destination. The city’s most famous attraction is the Jet d’Eau - the world’s tallest fountain. While other places of interest includes the Old Town, its many museums and galleries, numerous parks, the lakeside promenade and much more. Muslims visiting Geneva will find the city Muslim-friendly as it is home to quite a number of halal restaurants and it also houses several mosques that Muslim visitors along with the city’s residents can use when necessary.   Zurich Zurich; located on the shore of Lake Zurich is not only the largest but is the most visited city in Switzerland. This picturesque city has much to offer its visitors, with several museums, parks and nature reserves, visitors will not be bored as there are plenty of activities to keep them busy. Apart from all the recreational activities, visitors would be pleased to find out that the city is a great shopping destination as well. Muslim travelers will find it easy to locate Muslim-friendly facilities in Zurich as the city has a number of halal restaurants and numerous mosques serving its residents as well as its visitors.    Basel Basel, the city of culture has the highest concentration of museums in Switzerland. With over 40 museums and its beautiful Old Town and modern architecture; tourists will find the city an interesting destination to visit. With the River Rhine winding through the city, Basel is the closest that Switzerland comes to having a seaport. Muslim travelers will be able to find some Muslim-friendly facilities in Basel as it is home to a few halal restaurants and a couple of mosques.   Lausanne Lausanne, known as an Olympic City is a combination of a commercial city and a resort city. Surrounded by beautiful scenery; this city is a great destination to spend a relaxing holiday. Walking around its Old Town, visitors will find some beautiful architectural designs. Home to a number of interesting museums and several green spaces, Lausanne is a great place to visit. Muslims visiting Lausanne will be able to locate Muslim-friendly facilities without a problem; as the city has a number of halal restaurants as well as mosques catering to its Muslim visitors as well as the locals.   Lucerne Lucerne, the gateway to central Switzerland is a charming little town popular among tourists visiting Switzerland. This stunning town with its panoramic mountain views, lakeside location and numerous attractions and activities is a great destination to enjoy a fun filled holiday. Muslim tourists will be able to find quite a few mosques to offer their prayers in and a few halal restaurants in Lucerne they can dine at.   Switzerland is the ideal destination for those wanting to relax as well as for those looking to enjoy some thrilling activities. With most of the cities having Muslim-friendly facilities, Switzerland is a definite must-visit, and should be on every travelers bucket list of places to visit. ...



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