St. Peter’s Cathedral in Geneva

The cathedral today belongs to the Swiss Reformed Church

The cathedral today belongs to the Swiss Reformed Church | Photo credit: Oleg Sidorneko/flickr creative commons

St. Peter’s Cathedral Overview

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One of the most visited monuments in Geneva, Cathedral de Saint Pierre is a Romanesque-style cathedral, which was built between the years 1160 and 1289. The cathedral boasts of one of the greatest architectural sites in Europe and contains some beautiful mosaics from the 14th century.

The cathedral today belongs to the Swiss Reformed Church and is best known as the church of the famous French Reformer, John Calvin. A 157-step spiral staircase takes you to the top of the cathedral where you can enjoy a fabulous view of the Geneva skyline, the Swiss Alps and the surrounding cityscape.

  • Opening Closing Time 9 am–7 pm (Monday to Saturday), 11 am – 7 pm (Sunday); October-May: 10 am-Noon and 2 pm-5 pm (Monday to Saturday), 11 am-12:30 pm and 1:30 pm-5 pm (Sunday)

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Location

Place Bourg-Saint-Pierre, 1204 Geneva