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Top 10 places in Geneva

Our app features the history of 37 monuments and great sites including places to discover Geneva. Here is a selection of the top 10 monuments of the city, with an extract of the texts available in the application and written by our teams of specialists. For full content, download our Android and iPhone Guide and start creating your travel journal for your stay at Geneva

Visit Reformation Wall

Reformation Wall

This wall that was inaugurated in 1909 to mark the 400th anniversary of the birth of Calvin, is a tribute to all the actors of the Reformation. It has a length of about 100 m and is backed by a wall that was part of the fortifications built in the sixteenth century to defend the city.... Read more

Visit Brunswick mausoleum

Brunswick mausoleum

Charles II, Duke of Brunswick (1804-1873), began to reign over the duchy in 1823 but soon he proved himself unable to govern because of his authoritarian behaviour. He was therefore driven out by the people. He tried by all means possible to regain power over his brother, who succeeded him, but did... Read more

Visit The Palace of Nations

The Palace of Nations

It was built between 1929 and 1937 in the Ariana Park for the League of Nations; it is not an architectural wonder, because the idea was mostly to make it practical since they lacked money at that time. It is a known fact that the League of Nations played no significant role. From 1946, the palace... Read more

Visit St Pierre Cathedral in Geneva

St Pierre Cathedral in Geneva

The first cathedral was built in the fourth century and was completed in the year 380. It was 32 meters long and 15 wide, and the nave was divided into three parts: one for the common people, one for the notables, and the third was for the use of the presbyterate hence it was reserved for the... Read more

Visit Jet d’Eau Fountain in Geneva

Jet d’Eau Fountain in Geneva

This jet of water that goes as high as 140 m is the emblem of Geneva. Initially, the fountain was created for practical reasons; a hydraulic plant was built in 1886. The driving force of this fountain was to distribute water from the Rhone to the craftsmen of the city. When the workshops ceased... Read more

Visit International Reformation Museum

International Reformation Museum

This museum that opened in 1960 Museum traces the history of the Reformation initiated by Luther in 1517 and continued in 1536 by Calvin. The museum is located in the house built by the French banker, Mallet who was a refugee in Geneva in 1723. The museum comprises 14 large rooms where you can see... Read more

Visit Basilica of Our Lady of Geneva

Basilica of Our Lady of Geneva

This Catholic church of neo- Gothic style was built between 1852 and 1857 based on designs by Alexander Grigny, where an ancient bastion was previously located. The architect used the cathedrals of Beauvais and Amiens as inspiration. In 1859, Pope Pius IX gave the church a white statue of Mary that... Read more

Visit Parc La Grange

Parc La Grange

This is a big park with a surface close to 210,000 m2. It is near the lake, and has large lawns with trees of all kinds including rhododendrons and azaleas. A beautiful rose garden was created there by the city after William Favre gave his property to the city of Geneva in 1918. Excavations were... Read more

Visit The Ariana museum of Ceramics and Glass

The Ariana museum of Ceramics and Glass

The building was built between 1877 and 1884 by Emile Grobéty for the collector Gustave Revilliod. He used it to store up his vast collection: ceramics, glass, paintings, sculptures, coins etc ... and turned it into a private museum. In 1890, he left the museum to the city, and it eventually became... Read more

Visit Museum of Art and History: the building

Museum of Art and History: the building

The building was constructed between 1904 and 1910 by Marc Camoletti, largely thanks to the legacy of Charles Galland to the city. In fact, the project to build a museum had been in the making since 1870 and was supported by the " auxiliary Society of the museum "; they wanted to exhibit the... Read more

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