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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.
place du Bourg-de-Four 24, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We attended a free organ concert, held every Saturday at 6 pm during summer this year, in the cathedral. The room is gorgeous and the accoustics wonderful. Try to catch one of the free concerts or religious services!

Thank Miriam B
Reviewed 2 days ago

Really enjoyed my visit here. Nice and cool after the midday heat. Lots to see inside. Lovely architecture. Very tranquil place.

Thank Tony H
Reviewed 5 days ago

I would suggest this as a must see while in Geneva. It has a great history, very spiritual and the architecture is amazing. Avoid church days to get the vest views. Go and enjoy!

Thank walkersandtalkers
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The cathedral's main attraction seems to be it's towers which have amazing views over the city. There is also a huge organ above the entrance. To get to the towers you have to climb several steps up steep narrow and winding spiral staircases. There is...More

Thank steveg24
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here early in the morning, beautiful and serene. The area is quite beautiful and the climb to the top is quite worth the views!

Thank Akrish
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our visit. We have seen more spectacular cathedrals, but we appreciated the 15 century choir seats and the Chapel of the Maccabees was stunning and not something you see every day. We chose not to pay to go up the tower. However to...More

Thank Kim S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hardly the best I have seen in Europe. Despite its age, it's an ordinary cathedral at best. I was denied the chance (because of an ongoing singing session) to visit the chapel and a second look around the cathedral after my archeological visit.

Thank Zac C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Access to the cathedral is free. If you want to go up the towers to get the best views of Geneva then it's 5 CHF or free if you have the Geneva Pass. This is one of the best towers I've visited as access up...More

Thank Aisling F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We checked out the church, which has some amazing period carved choir seats. Each one has a different intricate carving as a seat support. Also try to spot the two duck billed dragon carvings. You can also climb the tower for 5 chf extra. We...More

Thank DarrenHumphrey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The old city and this cathedral in my opinion are the highlight of Geneva. Very impressive inside and outside and when I visit it was a choral concert that was very inspiring

Thank Ricardo B
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Sophie M
4 May 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.
23 February 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
28 December 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