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Archeological Site at St. Pierre's Cathedral

cour de Saint-Pierre 6 | CH-1204, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
+41 22 311 75 74
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cour de Saint-Pierre 6 | CH-1204, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

a Nice holy place in the midst of Old Geneva Town, it is covered by the local sight seeing mini train tour by Swiss Tours, so dont waste time in searching for it, just reach the bridge near the starting of Rhone, from there you...More

Thank drrajnishpatel
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This amazing treasure, tucked under the Cathedral of St. Pierre, is perhaps the most impressive archeological site in Northern Europe. An amazing, large and well curated site covering an extensive area underneath the Cathedral and the surrounding area of the Old City of Geneva, it...More

Thank Ira L
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Had no idea it existed till I took a tour of the St. Peter's Cathedral. The history behind this archeological site is well worth the 8 CHF.

Thank Amma F
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

This is a quite interesting site that is very well displayed with extensive walkways throughout and on multiple levels. The self guided tour with audio guide, provided with admission, took us about one hour and though you definitely need the audio guide it becomes a...More

Thank rtatum13
Reviewed 4 September 2017

My review of the cathedral was a 5/5 because of this site - I didn't realize it has a separate entry. So go see my review of the cathedral and you'll see that I thought this museum was very well-done and definitely worth your time...More

Thank dinj
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

We read about this in a NYTimes 36-hour article, and decided to visit. A fascinating history of Geneva from pre-Roman times to the construction of the current cathedral. Explains why Geneva is where it is, the different influences on its development from pagan days thru...More

Thank jdunns
Reviewed 24 August 2017

From the exhibits before the cashier and what we could see of the rest, we decided that it wasn't worth paying for.

Thank onetireddude
Reviewed 15 August 2017

I would like to visit similar places but this disapointed me. It's pile of stones only. You don't see anything interesting here. I can compare this place with other archeological sites that I've seen before in Carcasson, Rome, Tunis, Cambodia, Myanmar, Egypt and other similar...More

Thank Mikhail K
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

A well set out and interesting exhibition. The signs and movies and audio guides take you through the evolution of the cathedral over the last 2000 years. The mosaics of the bishops reception were the highlight for me.

Thank Nina W
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

As you can hear the choir singing above through the vents (come just after 10am for this extra bonus)! It is remarkable that this was all excavated and revealed 2000+ years of history on this one hill. You wander in a labyrinth of walkways through...More

Thank CateHikes
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