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Eglise Russe

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Address: 18 Rue De Beaumont, Geneva 1206, Switzerland
Phone Number: 41-22-346-47-09

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Beautiful but under reconstruction

Beautiful building next to the Musée d'Art et d'Histoire. Worth a visit, pay attention to the opeulent mansion buildings around it. This is the most prestigious area in Geneva to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Beautiful building next to the Musée d'Art et d'Histoire. Worth a visit, pay attention to the opeulent mansion buildings around it. This is the most prestigious area in Geneva to live and work. The church is undergoing a facade reconstruction so be aware. The interior is quite dark, but it holds some nice icons. Do not hesitate to speak to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

A nice example of Byzantine architecture. Worth a visit if you havent been to Russia. However currently (July 2015) there church is fully covered by scaffolding because of repairs/renovation.

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Perth, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Hidden by scaffolding not worth visiting. It's also not very big. Quite a walk from the lake about 30min.

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Genoa, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Unfortunately the scaffolding is still up, surrounding the church, so you can't admire the outside of the lovely Russian Orthodox church. I entered at the beginning of a service and found it so enchanting that I stayed nearly throughout the entire service. Women do remember to have a scarf with you, to place over your head and no shorts or... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

What a stunning church. I haven't had the pleasure of visiting many Russian (or other) Orthodox churches but one appreciates why the Orthodox Church draws in so many followers, and has inspired composers such as Rachmaninoff. The icons in this small-but-perfectly-formed church are beautiful and there is a real sense of spirituality and prayer. A visit is highly recommended, especially... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

This Orthodox church is really beautiful. It is located in a quiet street of Geneva, a walking distance from the Rond point de Rive. It is worth a visit.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Sadly the church is under a major restoration currently. There is scaffolding covering the entire outside of the structure. I did venture inside for the 2 franc charge. Yes, it is a little creepy but also beautiful in its own right. I would have given it a higher rating if I could have seen the actual structure. :-/

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Community of Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Beautiful small Russian church in the heart of a very nice neighborhood next to the historical city center.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

The Russian church is also a must-see when you visit Geneva. It's a bit off the core of the Old Town but you will not regret the extra few steps to see it. On the outside, the golden dome shines at all times. Inside, the rich ornaments will provide interesting views of the faith. Remember to take a scarf and... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Very beautiful Russian church, it is rare to see one as beautiful outside Russia. Worth a visit if you can

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Address: 18 Rue De Beaumont, Geneva 1206, Switzerland
Phone Number: 41-22-346-47-09
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva

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