Temple de la Fusterie is first Protestant or Calvinist church build in Geneve. It is design in Neoclassical style by Jean Vennes. It was officially open in 1715. First name of this church was Temple-Neuf (New Temple). Later is named after square where it is located. It remain me on some catholic churches that I saw in Warsaw.
Thank to his great acoustics the church is hosts for numerous musical events. It could held 750 people at once.
It located several minutes from financial and shopping district in city.
I visit market placed in front of church. It was visit all years long. Especially was popular place as 'Geneva International Christmas Market' in winter.
Place de la Madeleine or well known as Temple de la Madeleine is important church in Swiss reformation church. Like other churches on this places and this one was build on previous buildings where the oldest dating back to the 5th century
It was build in Gothic style in 1430 and restored after devastating fire in 17th century. It has Romanesque bell tower, part of previous temple (only thing that survive fire). The church was complete reconstruction in 20th century.
This rectangular standalone Baroque structure could be mistaken for a city hall, but it is in fact a church known as Temple de la Fusterie. It was completed in 1715 and first known as Temple-Neuf (New Temple), but was later given the name of the square where it is located. Temple de la Fusterie is a Calvinist (Protestant) church and is thought to be the first purposefully built Calvinist church in Geneva (i.e., rather than a converted Catholic church). Due to its great acoustics, the church nowadays hosts numerous musical events.
The Gothic church, Temple de la Madeleine, was built in 1430 after a fire destroyed this section of the old city. Only the Romanesque bell tower survived the fire. The church was heavily restored in the 20th century when the exisiting, and more modern style, stained glass windows were added. Temple de la Madeleine is located just north of the Cathedral of Geneva.
Dating from the 15th century, le Temple de Saint-Gervais was built on a site used for worship since pre-Roman times. The Gothic church has belonged to the Protestant church since the 16th century Reformation. The structure underwent significant restoration in the 20th century, including the modern stained glass windows. Temple de Saint-Gervais is located just north of the river Rhône.