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St. Pierre Cathedral
Cathédrale Saint-Pierre

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Churches and Cathedrals
Recommended sightseeing time: 1-2 hours
Address: Place du Bourg-de-Four 24, 1204 Geneva
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Phone: +41-22-3117575

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Peter's Cathedral (St. Peter's Basilica Church), also known as St. Peter's Cathedral, is a Catholic religious temple, built between 1506 and 1626, as one of the important symbols of the Catholic Church. The church covers an area of 23,000 square meters, and the center of the church is a 42-meter-diameter fence with a height of about 138 meters. The church is considered the most sacred site of the Catholic Church. It contains frescoes and sculptures of many European Renaissance artists such as Michelangelo and Raphael. According to the biography of the Catholic Church, St. Peter's Cathedral is the place where the head of the sect, St. Peter, is buried, and most of the Popes are buried here.

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St. Peter's Cathedral is located in the old town of Geneva, majestic and striking. Built between 1160 and 1232, it is an impressive landmark in the old town. The cathedral blends a variety of architectural styles. The spectacular façade is built with a Greek Koslin-style white column. It is a Greek temple. The Romanesque main building is lined with Gothic spires and arches. . St. Peter's Basilica has two towers that climb to the top of the tower and offer views of Geneva's Old Town and Lake Geneva.
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1. You have to remain quiet while touring the museum. Please do not take any loud noises as it may affect the other visitors.2.As it is very crowded at the church during the peak season, it is advisable that you watch out for your personal belongings and valuables.
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