3,000 remains that explain the genesis of Geneva. Go into the bowels of the earth and visit the archaeological site.
One of the pillars of the history of Geneva! Discover the history of this monument over 3,000 m ². One of the largest archaeological sites of Europe is waiting for you under Saint Peter's Cathedral. An amazing visit in the basement of the cathedral that will lead you to its first foundations and the major stages of its history: Ancient Geneva, Roman, medieval. Since late 2006 the site was extended for another excavations that shows an allobroge tomb, the crypt of the cathedral of the year thousand that is at Carolingian time. The presentation is entirely redesigned for an easy and interesting visit, including a visual presentation of about 10 minutes on the history of Saint Peter's Cathedral over the centuries. Animation films show the evolution since B.C. Congratulated for these museographic developments and excavations, the site received on June 12, 2008 a medal in the «conservation» category. It was from the prestigious award «Cultural Heritage of the European Union» and was awarded by the European Federation Europa Nostra. IT is an architectural jewel which is well valued.
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