Geneva is not too popular with tourists because the city has a reputation of a boring, sterile and over-correct city. This statement is, in fact, not true. Geneva can be proud of its prime location on the shores of Lake Geneva, narrow streets around old Bourg de Four Square , in which tourists can wander for hours, beautiful historic buildings and interesting museums (the brilliant Museum of Contemporary Art is one of them), lots of lovely parks , as well as nice and cozy restaurants , bars and nightclubs .
Cathedrale Saint Pierre.
Cathedral of Saint-Pierre is located at the highest point of the old town, at a height of 404m above the sea level. Many centuries ago, a Roman temple once stood on this place. Starting from the IV-V century, a small Christian basilica started appearing there. During the largest archaeological excavations in Europe the remains of earlier churches, the baptismal chapel of the IV century, and mosaic of the V century were discovered under the cathedral. The Cathedral of Saint-Pierre was built in 1150-1232 in the Roman style with some Gothic elements. Its capitals are made in the style of late romanticism and early Gothic.
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