Switzerland is considered to be the most efficient and beautiful country in the whole world. The country, which is surrounded by the majestic Alps Mountain range and landlocked has millions of visitors who come every year to experience the amazing weather, views and other recreational activities that are there for everyone to do. One of the country’s main tourist cities is Geneva, which is the second largest city in the country and is located in the French speaking part of the country. Geneva is known for its amazing architecture and great locals who welcome all their tourists with a big smile. Here are some of the attractions in the city:
St. Pierre Cathedral:
The St. Pierre Cathedral is one that belongs to the Reformed Protestant Church of Geneva. It was built in the 12th Century and boasts a very eclectic mix of styles. It is also famous as the adopted home of John Calvin, who was one of the leaders of the Protestant Reformation. There is a chair that is present inside the church that once belonged to him. The St. Pierre Altarpiece is also another stunning piece of art that is present inside the church. Every year a German protestant is present to make it possible to hold bilingual services and meetings of both German and French Protestant worshipers.
International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum:
The International Red Cross and Red Crescent museum that has been designed into three different spaces; each created by a different architect that tackle various contemporary problems that the world faces. Defending human dignity, reconstructing family links and reducing natural risks. A beautiful reminder of the issues that dog modern day society, the museum encourages visitors to engage in awareness building before accessing the area’s content.
The Grand Théâter de Genève
In Geneva, the cultural and festivities are taken very seriously and the theater festival that is held in the Grand Theater is an open-air one where many plays, concerts and theater artists perform to huge crowds. The festival is world famous and attracts some of the top Hollywood and independent stars that come and showcase their films in the theater. Geneva also hosts some opera performances by some of the finest in the world in this theater.