Geneva's major cathedral, St. Pierre Cathedral, is almost 850 years old and is known for the sermons of Jan Kalvin. St. Peter's Cathedral, as it is called in English, situated in the heart of Geneva's Old Town on a little hill overlooking the city, is an interesting blend of Gothic…View more
Bern Minster (The Cathedral of Bern), known locally as Berner Münster, is a Swiss Reformed cathedral located in the old city of Bern. Originally constructed in the Gothic style, the building was completed in 1421. Its tower was only completed in 1893, and stands at a height of 100.6 meters…View more
The Grossmünster, in Zürich, Switzerland, is a Protestant church built in Romanesque style. It is one of the town's four main churches. According to legend, Charlemagne discovered the tombs of the patron saints Felix and Regula in the city, and on the spot had a church built as a monastery….View more
The name of the Protestant Fraumünster in Zurich, often mistranslated to the Church of Our Lady, actually means Women's Church, referring to the foundation of an abbey here in 853 by Emperor Ludwig for his daughter, Hildegard, for aristocratic women of Europe. The head of the monastery was also the…View more
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