A report on Lausanne

Logo of the city of Lausanne
Saint-François Square, c. 1840
Aerial view from 250 m by Walter Mittelholzer (1919)
The agglomeration of Lausanne, Lake Geneva and the Alps.
The Charles-Bessières bridge with Lausanne Metro car. In the background the cathedral of Notre-Dame and the old town.
View from Rue du Grand-Pont
Stairs (escaliers du marché) in the old city.
The Protestant Cathedral of Notre Dame dominates the Lausanne skyline (left: Old Academy, right: Palais de Rumine).
The Lausanne Metro is a rubber tyre metro system
The Lausanne Tram is completely on reserved track, single line, even underground
Public transport network
Aerial view of Lausanne (railway station in the centre and Parc de Milan at the bottom).
The École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (photo) and the University of Lausanne form a large campus near the lake Geneva.
In addition to the Cantonal and University Library of Lausanne, the Palais de Rumine hosts several museums.
The seat of the International Olympic Committee in Lausanne
Jean-Pascal Delamuraz
Johann Ludwig Burckhardt
Auguste Piccard, 1932
Albert Chavannes, 1903
Capucine, 1962
Lady Elizabeth Butler (née Thompson)
Rachel Kolly d'Alba, 2009
Princess Ubol Ratana, 2010
Coco Chanel, 1928
Pierre de Coubertin, 1925
Bertrand Piccard, 2015
Ludovic Magnin, 2006
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The Casino de Montbenon
Lausanne Cathedral
University Hospital of Lausanne (CHUV)
Château Saint-Maire
Swiss Reformed Church of Saint-François
Swiss Reformed Church of Saint-Laurent
Fondation de l'Hermitage
Lausanne railway station
Hôtel Beau-Rivage Palace
Administrative building of the Vaudoise Assurances
Musée de l'Élysée
Olympic Museum and Archives of the International Olympic Committee
Ouchy waterfront
Synagogue
The Sauvabelin Tower
Compagnie Générale de Navigation sur le lac Léman

Capital and largest city of the Swiss french speaking canton of Vaud.

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Vaud

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One of the 26 cantons forming the Swiss Confederation.

One of the 26 cantons forming the Swiss Confederation.

Logo of the canton of Vaud
Roman column in Nyon
Bailiwicks of Bern in Vaud in the 18th century
Built by the Bishop of Lausanne during the 15th century, Château Saint-Maire has been the seat of the cantonal government since 1803
Vevey, Lake Geneva, and the Swiss Alps
Vallée de Joux, Jura
Montreux and Lake Geneva
The room of the Grand Council of Vaud, the parliament of the canton of Vaud
Districts of canton of Vaud
Lausanne, capital and largest city in Vaud
Lavaux vineyards above Lake Geneva

It is composed of ten districts and its capital city is Lausanne.

University of Lausanne

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The Palais de Rumine, one of the former buildings of the University of Lausanne
Unithèque building houses one of the two sites of the Cantonal and University Library of Lausanne on the main campus of the UNIL
The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL) and the University of Lausanne form a large campus near the lake Geneva.
One of the Biopôle buildings in Épalinges (2010). More Biopôle buildings were built there since then.
The main building of the Faculty of Law and Criminal Justice and of the Faculty of Business and Economics
The main building of the Faculty of Law and Criminal Justice and of the Faculty of Business and Economics.
The Extranef building.
The Édouard Fleuret Library pavilion.
The Génopode building of the University of Lausanne hosts the Center for Integrative Genomics of the University of Lausanne and the central administration of the Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics.
The School of Criminal Justice of the UNIL is the world oldest school of forensic science and is one of the only European institution to offer a complete education in forensic sciences.
The Anthropole building.
Unithèque building houses one of the two sites of the Cantonal and University Library of Lausanne on the main campus of the UNIL
The Swiss Institute of Comparative Law, on the campus of the University of Lausanne.
The Géopolis building: Faculty of Geosciences and Environment and Faculty of Social and Political Sciences
Vortex building, student residence on the campus
Bugnon 21, headquarters of the University Hospital of Lausanne and of the deanship of the Faculty of Biology and Medicine.
The Center for Immunology and Infection Lausanne (CIIL), UNIL-CHUV, in Épalinges (2007).

The University of Lausanne (UNIL; Université de Lausanne) in Lausanne, Switzerland was founded in 1537 as a school of Protestant theology, before being made a university in 1890.

Campus of EPFL

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

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Campus of EPFL
Campus of EPFL
École spéciale de Lausanne 1857
An aerial view of the EPFL Learning Center
The MX buildings.
The SwissTech Convention Center.
EPFL Lausanne
The Balelec Festival is a music festival organised annually at the EPFL campus.
Solar Impulse 2 in 2014.
The Tokamak (TCV): inner view, with the graphite-clad torus. Courtesy of SPC-EPFL
Outside view of the Tokamak at the EPFL.
Henry Markram, the coordinator of the Human Brain Project.
CROCUS, the only nuclear reactor of the French-speaking part of Switzerland
Astronaut Claude Nicollier, mission specialist representing the European Space Agency.
An aerial view of campus
Swiss Tech Convention Center
The BM and BP buildings
The BC building
The Esplanade
The CO building
The Odyssea building
Artlab
The Polydôme
The CROCUS research reactor.
Breitling Orbiter 3 achieved the first non-stop balloon circumnavigation
The Hydroptère.
Boats of Alinghi.
The Biowall.
The Musée Bolo.
Swiss Cube 1, the first Swiss satellite.
Solar Impulse achieved the first round-the-world solar flight.

The École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) is a public research university located in Lausanne, Switzerland.

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Lake Geneva

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Deep lake on the north side of the Alps, shared between Switzerland and France.

Deep lake on the north side of the Alps, shared between Switzerland and France.

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View of Lake Geneva about between Vevey in front, Lausanne in the back behind Mont Pèlerin (CH) on the right and Évian-les-Bains (F) on the left, shot from a place between Caux and Glion above Montreux
View of the lake and the Chablais Alps from Caux
CGN paddle steamer in 1926 near Vevey with the Dents du Midi in background
Île de Peilz

The greatest depth of the lake, in the broad portion between Évian-les-Bains and Lausanne, where it is just 13 km in width, has been measured as 310 m, putting the bottom of the lake at 62 m above sea level.

Aerial view from 300 m by Walter Mittelholzer (1919)

Ouchy

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Aerial view from 300 m by Walter Mittelholzer (1919)
Ouchy harbour (2007)
The Château d'Ouchy (2009)
The Lausanne CGN boat in Ouchy (2007)

Ouchy is a port and a popular lakeside resort south of the centre of Lausanne in Switzerland, at the edge of Lake Geneva (lac Léman).

Vevey during the Middle Ages

Vevey

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Vevey during the Middle Ages
Aerial view (1965)
Vevey lakefront
The headquarters of Nestlé.
Francoise Louise Warens
Claude Nicollier, 1999
Pascal Richard, 1998
Alimentarium
Fork of Vevey, a monument on Geneva Lake by Alimentarium
Museum suisse de l’appareil photographique (Photography museum)
Administration Building Nestlé
Aile Castle
Catholic Church
Eastern Orthodox Church
Swiss Reformed Church of Saint-Martin
City Hall
Hôtel des Trois-Couronnes
La Grenette and Place du Marché
Saint-Jean Tower and Fountain
Saint Barbara Orthodox church
Old Town
Tourism Office in Vevey
Vevey and surrounding mountains
Alimentarium Museum
Hungry Charlie Chaplin
One of the biggest open Market Squares in the world
Bond of the Commune de Vevey, issued 30. January 1904
Aile Castle

Vevey is a town in Switzerland in the canton of Vaud, on the north shore of Lake Geneva, near Lausanne.

International Olympic Committee

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IOC building in Lausanne, Switzerland.
The first IOC, at the 1896 Athens Games
1985 German Democratic Republic stamp
The main entrance of the former headquarters of the International Olympic Committee in Lausanne

The International Olympic Committee (IOC; Comité international olympique, CIO) is a non-governmental sports organisation based in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Headquarters, in Lausanne, Switzerland

Court of Arbitration for Sport

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International body established in 1984 to settle disputes related to sport through arbitration.

International body established in 1984 to settle disputes related to sport through arbitration.

Headquarters, in Lausanne, Switzerland
The entrance of the headquarters of the Court of Arbitration for Sport, in Lausanne, Switzerland

Its headquarters are in Lausanne, Switzerland and its courts are located in New York City, Sydney, and Lausanne.

M1 terminal platforms

Lausanne-Flon station

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M1 terminal platforms
LEB platforms
Le Flon
M1 platforms (Alternative view)
Light Rail of the M1 Line (2004)

Lausanne-Flon is a railway and metro station in the Flon district of central Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland.

Lausanne District

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District in the canton of Vaud, Switzerland.

District in the canton of Vaud, Switzerland.

The seat of the district is the city of Lausanne.