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Address: place du Bourg-de-Four 24, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
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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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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... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW 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 2 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

If you ever wondered where would be a nice picture of Geneva taken? Then the Cathedral would be the perfect place. By accessing the stairs all the way up to the roof. The view is breathtaking. One of my favorite churches for meditation and praying.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The cathedral is very pretty but the real treasure here is the chapel, the details and work in it are amazing. The climb of the towers is a must if you want to enjoy an amazing and beautiful view of Geneva.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I was lucky enough to see it during the baptism ceremony. It lit up very beautifully. If you are a lover of architecture, this is your "must visit" place..

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The cathedral is beautiful with a variety of different stained glass windows. The archaeological site is a must see. The signage is a little odd but the history represented is fascinating.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Given its historical significance and prime location inside old town Geneva, of course we had to visit the Cathedral. However, I would say keep your expectations low once inside since it is nothing compared to cathedrals in France and England.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This church was the first of the Calvinism faith It was really pretty and we took the route to the top. We barely made it as this is about 127 steep stairs. The view from the top is over the city Incredible view. You should definitely do this at a pace.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As the snow was falling we headed carefully up to the cathedral. I have. Even in many cathedrals all over the world and lived this one. Quiet but majestic, no gimmicky shop but some souvenirs. The chapel of the Maccabees was beautiful and the archaeological site is unmissable, so do not miss this gem

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Cathedral is a fine example of architecture of the period and has a tiny collection of paintings and artifacts to view. After seeing the main hall, the real treat begins at you ascend the tower (Fee $5) and take in the view of the city and lake. The spiral staircase takes you up through the steeple in a continually... More 

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