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Lausanne in Switzerland is situated by the lake Geneva. This part of Switzerland has a major population of French speaking people. To the north of lausaane lies the Jura mountains. Lausanne is the capital of Vaud Canton.
Laussane lies on the southern slope of the swiss plateau. Lausanne is located in the wine -growing regions of La Cote in the west and Lavaux in the east. Laussane is a mystic place surrounded all over by hills, river gorges and bridges linking one place to the other. Laussane is frequented with steep hills over the lake.

Lausanne boasts of having good educational institutions as University of Lausanne, International Institute for Management Development, Conservatoire de Lausanne and Ecole Hoteliere de Lausanne. Lausanne is also home to many museums, museums like Elysee Museum, Olympic Museum, Vivarium de Lausanne are all present here.

Some music and film festivals are often held in Lausannne. Bejart Ballet developed here in Lausanne.


Lausanne is also famous for sports activities. Lausane is famous as the seat of the headquarters of the International Olympic Committee. International Table Tennis Federation headquarter is also present here.

Lausanne is credited as the only city still having the Nightwatch.



Lausane has an old tradition of cultural innovation. Lausane is often noted as the cultural avant-garde of the swiss. Lausane is referred to as the San Francisco of Switzerland.

The Cathedral on the hill top of Lausane stands to be the most noted and important Gothic Monument of the country. Lausanne still holds the heritage of parks. The city is lined with plenty of trees.

To end it, Lausanne can be said to be the "Sexiest City of Switzerland".


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