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Geneva

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About Geneva

Geneva is to Protestantism what Rome is to Catholicism. The Swiss city is the country's second most populous, and is famed for playing host to many international organizations and committees -- the International Committee of the Red Cross, the European base of the UN and the World Health Organization. Like many of Europe’s other well-known cities, Geneva's museums, parks and excellent cuisine aren’t hard to come by in this stately city. St. Pierre’s Cathedral is one towering example of religious-inspired ingenuity that decorates the Geneva skyline. Another tough to miss part of Geneva is the Jet d’Eau, or “jet of water” that at a maximum height of one hundred and forty meters has turned Lake Geneva into the world’s biggest fountain. Geneva’s prominence in global politics has made her into one of Europe’s best destinations for the politically interested tourist, but her wealth of locally developed culture is sure to charm a wide variety of visitors.

Popular Attractions in Geneva

Lake Geneva
4.6/5
443 Reviews
Lake
Lake Geneva is also known as Lake Geneva. The entire Lake Geneva is a crescent-shaped lake that spans Switzerland and France. It is an important lake in Western Europe and a famous scenic spot and health resort. During the day you can take a boat trip to Lake Geneva, indulge in the neon lights on the shore at night, and often have a luxury cruise ship to hold a concert or dance on the lake.
Palace of Nations
4.6/5
257 Reviews
Historical Architecture
The Palais des Nations is the headquarters of the former United Nations “International Alliance” and is now the European headquarters of the United Nations. It is located on the shores of Lake Geneva on the northeastern outskirts of Geneva, facing the hustle and bustle of the Alps. The Palais des Nations is made up of 4 magnificent buildings surrounded by green trees and beautiful surroundings. As the residence of many UN agencies, the Palais des Nations is the place to hold important meetings.
Flower Clock
4.3/5
203 Reviews
Garden
The flower clock is located on the banks of Lake Geneva, on the west side of the English Garden. The combination of flowers and clocks makes it the name of Geneva's “City of Clocks” and has become a symbol of Geneva. The mechanical structure of the clock is set underground. The clock face on the ground and the Arabic numerals representing 12 hours are covered by fresh green grass or flowers, and new patterns change with the seasons. After visiting the flower clock, you can visit the large fountain in the lake along Lake Geneva.
The Geneva Water Fountain
4.5/5
276 Reviews
Fountain
The Grand Fountain is located on the Lake Geneva near the English Garden and is one of the more representative landscapes in Geneva. The large fountain is like a water jet from a whale, and its spectacular sight can be seen far from the city center. The big fountain will have a rainbow in the sunny daylight, and there will be a chance to see the big fountain under the illumination at night. It is also very magnificent.

Geneva Tours & Tickets

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Bus Round trip to Lausanne from Geneva
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From£58.90
Bus round trip from Geneva to Montreux
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From£67.50
Chamonix Day Trip and Geneva city tour
4.5/5
6 Reviews
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From£131.50
Interlaken Day Trip from Geneva
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From£796.90

Geneva Weather

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11 Jul, 2020
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12 Jul, 2020
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12-25
Monday
13 Jul, 2020
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Partly Cloudy
13-28
Tuesday
14 Jul, 2020
13°
Intermittent Clouds
13-28

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