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Address: place du Bourg-de-Four 24, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
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+41 22 319 71 90
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This famous cathedral is best known for its historic significance as the...

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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We had the great good fortune to see a performance of the Messiah during our visit. Wonderful experience.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Birmingham, Alabama, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the great good fortune to see a performance of the Messiah during our visit. Wonderful experience.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have been to cathedrales in Italy then this seems just like a church compared to them! It looked to be having some work done to it so it may improve....depends on what you are in too!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For me, it was very casual. The aim Cathedral building is pretty small but if you have religious sentiments I am sure you might find it overwhelming. However, the stony streets outside are quite a view, different than the usual. You should go there and click a few pictures. Since it is at a walkable distance from Lake Geneva, where... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's really beautiful. It's essential to go there If you're in Geneve. Don't miss It. The church is a cultural patrimony.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is free to visit, so you must come here if you spend a couple of days in Geneva. It is located in the very heart of the old city and was started to be built in XII century on the place where Christian churches was first constructed since IV century. Thus, there is another attractive spot - archeological site... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A must see in the old town of Geneva. This atmospheric cathedral has beautiful windows and is of historical importance in the development of Calvinism after the reformation.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is worth to have a look inside the church while exploring the old city of Geneva. Since it is a calvinistic church one can't find as many "decorative" interior as in catholic ones.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Cathedrale is just amaizing!! I loved the architecture, the details of the roof.... Take a time to visit it!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cathedral St Pierre is quite beautiful . To enter and look around is free . If you wish to climb the bell tower that cost $5 . For sure worth a visit . At the very least it's a scerene break for the hustle and bustle .

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As many people have said, the cathedral itself is beautiful and not to be missed, especially for lovers of architecture. The view from the towers is breathtaking and you really must do it while in Geneva. Be warned that it is a long and steep ascent but really worth it. You can stop at a few different levels on your... More 

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