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“Rather unimpressive”

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.
Reviewed July 21, 2014

Calvinist cathedrals do not have a wealth of adornments so it does give a rather unassuming impression. The maccabean chapel is lovely though.

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Reviewed July 18, 2014

A nice church with a tower that overlooks the city in some 360-degree panoramas that are quite beautiful.

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Reviewed July 13, 2014

The cathedral is huge and has beautiful vaulted ceilings. There are no icons in the church which makes the experience much better as it becomes a really religious place.

The views from the street and viewing deck outside are not that impressive though - the view over Geneva is blocked by houses so can't see much

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Reviewed July 11, 2014

Lovely old cathedral with great views from the top. Lots of steps as mentioned by others but worth the hard work.

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Reviewed July 2, 2014

Visiting the Cathedrale de St-Pierre is a unique experience. Of course it is nice to visit the church, even better if you can hear the rich sound of the organ, but the exhabition downstairs about the history of Geneva and of this holy place is unique and impressive! To be recommended if you are interested in the history of this beautiful city. Down-under you go back into history for thousands of years!

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