Holy Trinity Church (Église de la Sainte-Trinite), Geneva
Rue du Mont-Blanc 14, Geneva 1201
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The Holy Trinity Church is situated on one of Geneva's principal streets, the Rue du Mont Blanc, half-way between the ... More
Holy Trinity Church (Église de la Sainte-Trinite)
The Holy Trinity Church is situated on one of Geneva's principal streets, the Rue du Mont Blanc, half-way between the railway station and the lake. It looks just like a typical parish church you might find in a "British" village. There have been Anglicans in Geneva since the middle of the 16th century, when fear of persecution caused Protestants to flee to Europe soon after Queen Mary came to the throne in England. But it was only in the early 1850s that this church was built on part of the old Geneva city wall. The building was last renovated in the mid-1980s.
As you meander through beautiful Market Square, there is one structure that stands out above all the rest, the Dreifaltigkeitskirche
or Holy Trinity Church. Designed by the great baroque architect Fischer von Erlach, this enormous church took over 8 ...