its really a nice experience walking around the city so peaceful and calm nature at its best
In the afternoon, we visited the old city of Geneva. First, we visited the religious reform wall on the campus of the University of Geneva. The wall-shaped monument built along the site of the ancient city wall is 7 meters high and more than 1 OO meters long. It is also known as the International Monument to Religious Reform. By the lawn and woods on campus, some young people are playing huge chess on the ground, which also makes us feel very eye-opening. After viewing the sculpture of General Nadif in the square in front of the museum and opera house (I really don't know his heroic deeds), I went to the old city area of Geneva for sightseeing. Crossing the old city gate and narrow streets, we first visited the city halls flying the European Union flag, the Swiss flag and the flag of Geneva. The courtyard was set up with a stage and chairs, which seemed to be the venue for the concert. The people's government is the best portrayal of the people. In the corridor opposite the city hall, there are antique artillery and murals, which record the heroic history of the people of Geneva in fighting aggression. Although the number of soldiers killed in the war was not large at that time, today, Geneva is still commemorated in the form of "Dengcheng Festival" every December.
As a world-renowned international city, Geneva was established between the two world wars at the headquarters of the League of Nations. Geneva's high international visibility is mainly due to these international organizations or offices, including the headquarters of the Red Cross, the World Health Organization, the United Nations Office at Geneva and so on. In 2016, Geneva ranked second among the world's best residential cities.
Walk into the old city on the side of Lake Geneva and cross the busy shopping street. Behind it are some quiet and winding alleys. Originally, I always thought that the city was rich, so it always had some noble and cool flavor, but walking in these alleys, the afternoon sunshine lazily sprinkled down, suddenly felt his little fresh side.
The old city of Geneva is on a hillside. Because of its high terrain, the locals call it Uptown. There are ancient buildings such as churches and many art galleries, bars and antique shops in the alleys. We'll walk past the hotel and get there in about fifteen minutes.
Old city buildings are well preserved, walking in them, as if separated from the world, only to see the objects in the window before returning to reality. People on the street are always very enthusiastic. Some locals can't speak English when they ask for directions, but they still try their best to let you know the direction. Very good experience.
Geneva is the last stop of our trip to Switzerland. In fact, we have a good impression of Geneva. The city is very developed, the traffic is very convenient, and the whole city is not very big. There are humanistic stories and modern luxury. The people in this city are NICE, whether they are supermarket staff, Hotel baggage clerks, restaurant staff, or shop assistants... All NICE, all kinds of smiles, all kinds of help, so I love this city very much ~and the streets are beautiful, without too much human destruction.~
Old town is located in the rhone river in Geneva on the hillside, due to higher ground, the locals also called here uptown. Not only with the old church and other old buildings, the winding five-arched alley hides a lot of art galleries, bars and antique shop, etc. The pace of life here is not as busy as the rest of the city, is the slow pace of life, a good place for leisure taste delicacies. You can stop and look at the magnificent cathedral, visit the Rousseaus former residence, or in the streets of attractive tao tao interesting monuments. Art gallery style each different, the old have POTS, in ancient China and Japan belong to early impressionistic works, etc., and have been placed in a conspicuous bright space. A variety of small shops gathered together to the old city more add the charm of an attractive shopping desire.
The old city is near St. Peter's Cathedral. The church is situated on a hillside. On both sides of the road are buildings of various styles. On the other side of the church is the University of Geneva. If you have enough time, you can turn around in the alleys around you.