Geneva Sights

Cimetière de Plainpalais (Plainpalais Cemetery)

  • 10 rue des Rois Map It
  • Plainpalais
  • Cemetery

Published 04/14/2015

Fodor's Review

Originally part of a 15th-century hospital complex built outside the city to isolate victims of the plague, these verdant 7 acres hold the mortal remains of Jean Calvin, Simon Rath, Guillaume-Henri Dufour, William Favre, Jorge Luis Borges, and Sergio Vieira de Mello (the United Nations Special Representative killed in Iraq in 2003), as well as many of the people whose names grace street signs all over town.

Sight Information

Address:

10 rue des Rois, Geneva, 1204, Switzerland

Map It

Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Daily 8–5:30

Published 04/14/2015

Advertisement

Map View

Map of



What's Nearby

  • Sights
  • Hotels

See all sights in Geneva

Add Your Own Review

When did you go?

Minimum 200 character count

How many stars would you give?

Experience

Ease

Value

Don't Miss

No Thanks