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“If you go up the tower (CHF5) make sure you go all the way up”

Cathedrale de St-Pierre
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Owner description: 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.
North West, UK
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“If you go up the tower (CHF5) make sure you go all the way up”
Reviewed 13 May 2014

Ok Protestant Cathedral, with chance to go up the tower to view over the city.
We saw a few people leave before making their way all the way up (not easy to see the doorway up).

Visited May 2014
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“CULTURE TRIP”
Reviewed 11 May 2014

Love the History.
You must climb the stairs to the top,it's a long way though.
Think of it as your workout for the day.

Visited April 2014
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Maldon, United Kingdom
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“A Pretty Church”
Reviewed 10 May 2014

We almost did not go into the church as we did not realise it was open. It's well worth making a visit, even if you do not go up the tower. It was nice to take a moment to take in the beauty of the place. Remember to pop downstairs too. Plus, be king and give a donation at the entrance. I am amazed how many visitors did not bother to respect this.

Visited May 2014
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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“Nice walk up to the terrace”
Reviewed 10 May 2014

The walk up to this Cathedral and the Old City is totally worth the effort on a beautiful day. The Cathedral is beautiful, stained glass windows and all that but the selling point for me was the 5 CHF ticket to walk up the narrow tower to the terrace. What a view of Geneva Lake from up there! All the stories of a Princess and rescue by a handsome Prince come back. The walk up is pretty strenuous. So it maybe a little too much for older folk.

Visited May 2014
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Windsor, Canada
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“Climb to the top”
Reviewed 7 May 2014

The cathedral itself is lovely. When we entered the organist was practising and the music sounded wonderful in such surroundings. We climbed the 150 stairs to the top for amazing views of the city. Do this if you are able!

Visited May 2014
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