St. Pierre Cathedral Overview

Dating back to the 12th century, The Cathedral of Saint Pierre is perched atop the hill on which Old Town sits. This Romanesque-style cathedral, constructed over a century, has undergone several renovations.

The present Neoclassical architecture, inspired by the 18th century, enriches its historical tapestry. For a mesmerizing trip to Switzerland, explore the cathedral's rich history and ascend to its heights for a panoramic view of the city's sprawl, capturing iconic landmarks like the massive Jet d’Eau. Immerse yourself in a journey through time and breathtaking cityscapes.


Although a lot of the church’s interior was destroyed during the many renovations, one altarpiece from the 15th century remains. It now rests inside Musée d’Art et d’Histoire. If you’re a history enthusiast, a trip to the St. Pierre Cathedral holds countless surprises for you.


- 10:00 AM to 05:30 PM every day

- 12:00 PM to 05:30 PM on Sundays

Entry Fee: No entry fee

Location: Place du Bourg-de-Four 24, 1204 Genève, Switzerland

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