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Cathedrale de St-Pierre

place du Bourg-de-Four 24, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
+41 22 319 71 90
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This famous cathedral is best known for its historic significance as the church where John Calvin gave his inspiring sermons during the mid-16th century.
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place du Bourg-de-Four 24, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
+41 22 319 71 90
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Reviewed yesterday

Located in the heart of old town Geneva, the Cathedrale de St-Pierre which was originally built Romanesque style was turned into a Gothic Cathedral in the twelfth century.

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Reviewed yesterday

Great cathedral in the city center of Geneve, easy to find, take a closer look all the way to the altar and you see Calvins chais

Thank Francis V
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It is a lovely church. Construction was begun in the 1100’s and completed in part by 1300’s. There is a large, for Switzerland, what is the Old City fortress. There is a major celebration in December to commemorate the defeat of the Catholics storming the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Cathedrale de St Pierre is in the old district of Geneva, you can find the Cathedrale easily by walking uphills from the lake. Simple inside. Not as good as I had expected. You won't miss much is skip the cathedrale and save time for...More

Thank leafjumper
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a big church in the middle of the Old Town. In my opinion the interior is not so attractive as other old churches but the view from the tower and the visit to the archaelogical site beneath the church with remains from the...More

1  Thank Narizdeperro
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice cathedral with lovely simple architecture. Centered on the hill in the old town well worth a visit

1  Thank steveco2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to visit and was part of an impromptu tour I would recommend this to anybody well worth a visit and lots of things to see.

1  Thank Karl D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to visit the cathedral on our day's outing to Geneva, since for most cities it would be one of the 'must see' attractions. From the outside, it is indeed impressive in its surroundings and has an interesting and impressive entrance facade. However, once...More

1  Thank Businessfellow
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The church is located in the middle of Zurich’s historic town centre. This is a beautiful building from outside, however the real reason to visit this place is the view from top of the Cathedral tower. Do not miss to climb the towers if you...More

Thank Amit J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely place to visit at the highest point in geneva is thus the cathedral of saint pierre with the twin towers to climb. You can climb the stairs in one tower and walk across to the other with the fantasic veiws over geneva and...More

1  Thank shaunallaway
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Response from Sandyretriever | Reviewed this property |
I got this information from the Geneva Tourist Information Office website. OPENING TIMES 1st October to 31st May Monday to Saturday: 10 am-5.30 pm Sunday: 12 pm-5.30 pm Towers are open until 5 pm 1st June to 30th... More
28 December 2016|
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Response from Snow_1080 | Reviewed this property |
No, a separate pass has to be purchased using Swiss francs... no credit/debit