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St. Pierre Cathedral

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June-September: Monday-Friday 9:30-18:30, Saturday 9:30-17:00, Sunday 12:00-18:30; October-May: Monday-Saturday 10: 00-17:30, Sunday 12:00-17:30. Stop the tower half an hour before closing.
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1-2 hours
Address: Place du Bourg-de-Four 24, 1204 Genève
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Phone: +41-22-3117575

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St. Peter''s cathedral is located in Geneva''s old town, spectacular, very conspicuous. It was built in 1160-1232, are the backbone of Geneva residents faith, is also the reformation leader John Calvin, the protestant reformation of the base. Unique style of mixing the cathedral after the rebuilt several times, provides a variety of architectural styles, magnificent facade has a Greek keasling type white columns, there is quite a Greek temple, the body of the Roman church building is tie-in a gothic spires and arch, is unique.

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  • Scrappywalker
    Scrappywalker
    Kloof, South Africa
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    Beautiful catgedral

    Beautiful building in the old town area. You can go in and they also hold prayers. I understand for a small charge you can go up the towers. Well worth a visit.

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  • Guidzi
    Guidzi
    Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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    Stunning view from the top

    Only 157 steps lead you to the top. There are 2 towers. On the South one, you a nice view but it's not an open view. One the North one find a small hidden black door and you will get to the top to hav...

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  • tempesttraveler
    tempesttraveler
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    Amazing church

    Hey, you all must visit. Highly recommended, even if history and religion is not your thing. Do visit.

    Reviewed on /Date(1595728020000+0800)/
  • ymt888
    ymt888
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    Beautiful stained glass windows

    The St Pierre Cathedral was initially built as a Roman Catholic church and today stands as a Protestant church.Located in Geneva's Old Town, St Pierre has amazingly beautiful stained glass adorning th...

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  • Kaepagavalli
    Kaepagavalli
    Chennai, Chennai District, Tamil Nadu
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    Wonderful church

    The place has a historical importance which was built as a romantic catholic church and then changed into protestant church of Geneva. Didn't went inside as it was closed when we were there.

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Introduction

St. Peter's Cathedral is located in the old town of Geneva, majestic and striking. Built between 1160 and 1232, it is an impressive landmark in the old town. The cathedral blends a variety of architectural styles. The spectacular façade is built with a Greek Koslin-style white column. It is a Greek temple. The Romanesque main building is lined with Gothic spires and arches. . St. Peter's Basilica has two towers that climb to the top of the tower and offer views of Geneva's Old Town and Lake Geneva.
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Helpful Information

1. You have to remain quiet while touring the museum. Please do not take any loud noises as it may affect the other visitors.2.As it is very crowded at the church during the peak season, it is advisable that you watch out for your personal belongings and valuables.
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