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The monuments of Geneva

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Visiter Reformation Wall

Reformation Wall

Incontournable

This wall that was inaugurated in 1909 to mark the 400th anniversary of the birth of Calvin, is a tribute to all the...

Visiter Brunswick mausoleum

Brunswick mausoleum

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Charles II, Duke of Brunswick (1804-1873), began to reign over the duchy in 1823 but soon he proved himself unable to...

Visiter The Palace of Nations

The Palace of Nations

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It was built between 1929 and 1937 in the Ariana Park for the League of Nations; it is not an architectural wonder,...

Visiter St Pierre Cathedral in Geneva

St Pierre Cathedral in Geneva

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The first cathedral was built in the fourth century and was completed in the year 380. It was 32 meters long and 15...

Visiter Jet d’Eau Fountain in Geneva

Jet d’Eau Fountain in Geneva

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This jet of water that goes as high as 140 m is the emblem of Geneva. Initially, the fountain was created for practical...

Visiter International Reformation Museum

International Reformation Museum

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This museum that opened in 1960 Museum traces the history of the Reformation initiated by Luther in 1517 and continued...

Visiter Basilica of Our Lady of Geneva

Basilica of Our Lady of Geneva

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This Catholic church of neo- Gothic style was built between 1852 and 1857 based on designs by Alexander Grigny, where...

Visiter Parc La Grange

Parc La Grange

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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...

Visiter The Ariana museum of Ceramics and Glass

The Ariana museum of Ceramics and Glass

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The building was built between 1877 and 1884 by Emile Grobéty for the collector Gustave Revilliod. He used it to store...

Visiter Museum of Art and History: the building

Museum of Art and History: the building

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The building was constructed between 1904 and 1910 by Marc Camoletti, largely thanks to the legacy of Charles Galland...

Visiter Collections at the Museum of Art and History

Collections at the Museum of Art and History

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This eclectic museum has three separate departments: Archaeological, Fine Arts and Applied Arts. In archeology, there...

Visiter Grand Théâtre de Genève

Grand Théâtre de Genève

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After the Reformation and up until the 18th century there was no theatre in the city; a result of the Calvinist...

Visiter Lake Geneva (Lac Léman)

Lake Geneva (Lac Léman)

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This is one of the important attractions in Geneva; thanks to tourist boats, it is easy to get around the various...

Visiter Place du Bourg au Four

Place du Bourg au Four

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It is the oldest square in Geneva; meeting point of many roads, it becomes a place of trade fairs from 11th century....

Visiter Old Arsenal

Old Arsenal

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Within its arcades, you can find canons identical to those that were used to defend the city. On the walls, there are...

Visiter Fleurie Clock

Fleurie Clock

Tourist route

In the English Garden there is a flower-shaped clock: it is a watch whose long hands are moved by a mechanism buried...

Visiter Old City

Old City

City

It is the historical district of the city; It is located on a hill, around the cathedral. It is good to stroll through...

Visiter Auditorium of Calvin

Auditorium of Calvin

Church - Chapel

It is a chapel built in the 15th century. On the site of a chapel of the 5th century. Dedicated to Mary....

Visiter Synagogue Beth-Yaacov

Synagogue Beth-Yaacov

Church - Chapel

It was built between 1857 and 1859 by Johann Heinrich Bachofen; It is the first synagogue in Switzerland....

Visiter English Garden

English Garden

Church - Chapel

The land on which it stands was won on the lake in 1854: at this place was the wooden port, unattractive, and the city...

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