Archeological Site at St. Pierre's Cathedral, Geneva

Categories: Ruins, Tourist Spots
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4.4/5 based on 300+ reviews on the web
Discover the rich history behind one of Geneva's most prominent churches at Archeological Site at St. Pierre's Cathedral. Construction works carried out in the 1980s accidently uncovered a plethora of ancient artifacts at this site, dating as far back as the Roman Empire. These have been carefully examined and curated to provide visitors with a remarkable insight into the city's history and the past of this important building. Witness remnants of the basilica that once stood here, including the Roman crypt, monk's cells, and allobrogian tomb. For a more in-depth tour, pick up one of the audio headsets at the cathedral's entrance. Add Archeological Site at St. Pierre's Cathedral and other attractions to your Geneva trip itinerary using our Geneva vacation planner.
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  • I didn't know that there was a site under the cathedral until I stumbled at it by coincidence. Good display and an interesting story of the city. With a visit. 
  • This site is well done and quite extensive.... larger than it looks upon first entry. It provided a good history of the development of Geneva. Would recommend for those interested in history and/or ar...  read more »
  • At first I thought all this. but the labyrinth of trails is huge. There is much to see and the audio tour gives a lot of info.
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