Archeological site of Saint-Pierre Cathedral in Geneva

The Archaeological Site of Saint Pierre Cathedral in Geneva is a major research and excavation works underneath the cathedral and the surrounding streets were carried out over an extended period of 30 years (1976-2006). The works uncovered remains of over 2000 years of urban development in the historic centre of Geneva.

Site archéologique de la cathédrale Saint-Pierre de Genève

In 2006 the site was opened to the public. It has been sensitively adapted to accommodate visitors and an exemplary presentation has been developed, using a variety of mediums to showcase an important urban archaeology site of European and world importance.

“The project is highly valued for the quality of the excavation works on a most difficult site, and for the integrated approach and excellent collaboration between archaeologists, conservators and architects.”

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