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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
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Reviewed today

Beautiful, reverential church; pipe organ is inspiring. Open throughout the day for quiet prayer. Get to Sunday services early because church will be completely filled. Not air-conditioned.

Thank Bob G
Reviewed yesterday

A must visit in Geneva. Amazing history. Pay the CHF 5 to go up the north and south towers, you won't be disappointed. Again, a must see stop.

Thank chiroken
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The climb is 5 CHF and really not bad - a little confusing with the directions in the middle but definitely worth it for the view. I was the only one at the top and could see all of Geneva - beautiful! This doesn’t take...More

Thank Christina T
Reviewed 1 week ago

The best thing we saw in Geneva was the excavations under the cathedral. Make sure to go down the steps to the right and leave plenty of time because the excavations are extensive! There are a ton of steps to climb in the tower for...More

Thank Carolyn B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This one is totally worth the time and money - which is minimal on both accounts: The climb to the south tower leads to a large wooden room that offers great panoramas of the city even on the dullest of grey days. Here you can...More

Thank skyisblu
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Cathedrale de St Pierre is situated in old town Geneva . Entry is free and and well worth a visit. The Maccabee Chapel is spectacular , We sat and admired the stain glass detail to the windows inside and there is plenty of seated...More

Thank MorgyGwent
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

an entrance fee is not required to see what’s inside St. Peter's Cathedral. this used to belong to the roman catholic church but has been under the protestants since the reformation. one large pipe organ is located above the entrance, in the back of the...More

Thank Irene F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is another cool church but the archeological site is what is neat here. John Calvin's chair is here and so are the remains of a few individuals. The tour for the top is 5 CHF and the Swiss Rail pass is not valid on...More

Thank michelle f
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great old Architecture, the Maccabee Chapel is a must. Really Amazing. And the views of Genva from the towers are exceptional.

Thank JimmyCa468
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really amazing building where you feel and touch the history, can enjoy the best view to the city , and even meditate for a while

Thank Afag A
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Sophie M
May 4, 2018|
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Response from Saraghods | Reviewed this property |
Hi Sophie, The cathedral is not that big so you don’t need any guides or maps. For going up you need to pay inside and yes There is always someone to help.
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kanjer2015
February 23, 2017|
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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
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356twiggy
December 27, 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
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