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Archeological Site at St. Pierre's Cathedral

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cour de Saint-Pierre 6 | CH-1204, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
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Reviewed 5 May 2017

This self guided tour under the Cathedral was very well done. It is self paced with an audio speaker, with recorded talks, with numbers corresponding to all the displays. It took us about an hour to go through the whole tour. It was only $8...More

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Reviewed 5 April 2017

This site is a must when visiting Geneva. The entrance is to the side of the main entrance to the cathedral in the vieille ville. The cost is minimal - 8frs for adults and 4frs for Seniors which includes the audioguide which is an essential...More

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Reviewed 6 March 2017

Have taken every tourist that comes to town to this site under the cathedral. probably one of the better "digs" in Europe. And an amazing pre-Christian surprise awaits you. I doubt anyone would be bored here....

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Reviewed 10 February 2017

This was an absolute surprise: the way this museum has been put together (architecturally, design wise, content and light design) is without a shadow of a doubt one of the best museums I have ever visited... While you walk under the existing Cathedral you see...More

3  Thank Aernout Z
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

This is clearly one of the best preserved and excavated historical site in human history. It's just amazing to learn how the cathedral was built over and over again for centuries. One can see the different kind of stones used during those centuries stacked one...More

1  Thank arpan179
Reviewed 20 December 2016

8 francs to go in but its well worth it. The audio guides are clear and give you an insight into the history of the place. An hour well spent

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Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Spent 1.5 hrs walking through here listening to the free audio guide. Amazing archeological site. It goes on and on. Not in a repetitive way, but it illustrates the different styles of building through the centuries. Very interesting and enjoyable. Family of four cost 24...More

Thank STC73
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

OK so my girlfriend isn't too bothered by archaeology. Bad news for her is that I am! And I loved this place. The site is surprisingly large, with the remains of no fewer than three cathedrals to view. When I visited the main entrance to...More

Thank Y1255ATtomp
Reviewed 27 October 2016

It is a good place to visit if you are interested in archaeology. It is just situated near the cathedral which gives you insight about the development of the entire city.

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Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

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.

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