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    Guided visits of the Cimetière des Rois for All Saints | City of Geneva

    Located at the heart of the City, Plainpalais cemetery (Cimetière des Rois) is a testimony to the history of Geneva. From Calvin through Borges and James Fazy to Grisélidis Réal, numerous celebrities – from Geneva and abroad – who have contributed to the City’s reputation lie at rest here under the shade of hundred-year-old trees.

    Discovering the “Pantheon of Geneva”

    Created in the 15th century, Plainpalais cemetery is the oldest in Geneva. Also referred to as the “Pantheon of Geneva”, it bears witness to the history of the canton.

    This year, the Undertakers Service is organizing guided tours of the Cimetière des Rois to celebrate All Saints’ Day. Upon prior registrationvisitors are invited to the Cimetière des Rois on Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 October.

    They will be welcomed there to walk around this key local heritage site accompanied by a guide in period dress, who is a member of staff of the Undertakers Service, and a cemetery caretaker.

    • Dates: Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 October 2023

    • Times of the guided visits: 9 am, 10.30 am, 2 pm and 3.30 pm

    • Duration of the guided tour: about 1 hour

    Free, by prior reservation on 022 418 60 25.

    All useful information in the flyer available for download.

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