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Eglise Russe

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Small and built in a cross/square classic orthodox shape, this lovely 19 th century gem is worth a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
_dmpinvt
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Brattleboro, Vermont
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Very beautiful and a welcome change from the architecture surrounding it. Really nice of you see it... read more

Reviewed January 5, 2019
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Warrington, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small and built in a cross/square classic orthodox shape, this lovely 19 th century gem is worth a visit if it is open We visited during Christmas week and it was still decorated with flowers and candles -

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

Very beautiful and a welcome change from the architecture surrounding it. Really nice of you see it on a clear day as it catches the sun. And easy pit stop if youre just wandering around like i was.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank loreneowyn
Reviewed January 1, 2019

This small but beautiful church attracts attention of any traveler who happens to be nearby. It is located next to the Museum of Art and History, just check the hours beforehand. The church is built in the traditional Russian-Byzantine architecture, and has some unique historic...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

We were looking forward to our visit and after a few photos outside we headed for the doors to go in. A sign requesting a small fee was outside ( which we were fine with ) and a list of rules about not taking photos...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 12, 2018

This church almost looks out of place with the other surrounding building in Geneva. It is a very small church. You are not allowed to take any photos in there out of respect. There is some beautiful artwork on the walls and ceiling. And the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 27, 2018 via mobile

Small Russian church in Geneva. The golden roofs stood out from other buildings. A fee is required to enter the church.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 26, 2018

This church has a unique architecture, located in the old city part of Geneva, if you come as a tourist, you should definitely visit it.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank jinacindy
Reviewed September 25, 2018

Very nice church located in a really nice area of Geneva. It is small so don't expect a very big building but it definitely deserves a visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LuisFafe_Portugal
Reviewed August 21, 2018

A Russian community in Geneva, which has been there for years built this beautiful church in the Russian Orthodox style. It stands out amongst other buildings and is worth a visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank mschmitt255
Reviewed July 24, 2018

Very welcoming, respectable & holy. We arrived for the service and the devotion the has been poured into this beautiful building to show Christ love is incredibly moving. Its advisable for ladies to cover their hair, out of respect although I'm not sure if this...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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We were hoping to visit it yesterday (Wednesday, 2 August 2017) and it's still inaccessible!
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traxstar
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Hi, Was thinking to book a verryyy short weekend to see Switzerland, and could only find tickets to Geneva and Zurich that fits my timetable. It will be just a whole day in geneva. Me and my girldfriend are young but are not into nightlife thing, and we will skip all kind of museum and shopping this time. What else has Geneva to offer ?? 1. Lake Geneva - Jet d'Eau, takes maximum 4h, the main thing i want to see, the landscape. 2. Cathedrale de St-Pierre, has a nice view from the...More
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Hi traxstar You can find information on the Top Questions about Geneva (TA Geneva forum). pore