Sightseeing in Geneva: Discover the City's Most Exciting Landmarks
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SWITZERLAND: Geneva is not only a magnificent city, but it’s also famous for its rich history and culture. With impressive water fountains, historic buildings and lush gardens, discover endless opportunities in Geneva. Start planning your visit with these five spectacular attractions.
"Jet d'Eau”: The Giant Water Wonder
This famous water fountain is a must-see for all visitors! The spectacular water jet rises majestically from Lake Geneva and is a true engineering masterpiece. While you can see the 140-metre-high water fountain from all over the city, the best view is from a boat on the shimmering blue Lake Geneva.
Discover Geneva's History in the Old Town
Geneva's old town is a place full of history and culture. Its narrow streets and winding staircases invite you to take long, inspiring walks. Stroll past the numerous historic buildings and discover fascinating stories of the city's past. These include, the Reformation Gate, which marks an important milestone in European history and has commemorated the beginning of the Reformation since the 16th Century.
St. Pierre Cathedral: A Masterpiece of Gothic Architecture
Immerse yourself in medieval architecture with a visit to St. Pierre Cathedral, an imposing 12th-Century cathedral. We promise you one thing - the impressive size and historical ambience offers an unforgettable experience. In addition, the Gothic building offers a breathtaking view of the city and the lake which you shouldn’t miss!
Relax in the "Parc des Bastions”
This green oasis is a popular place in the middle of the city for a relaxing walk or picnic with friends. Unwind in nature as you enjoy breathtaking views of the Alps and Lake Geneva, or for those seeking activities, explore the grounds to find the world's largest chessboard square or a bronze sculpture of Martin Luther King Jr. as well as many other historical monuments and statues.
Take a Cultural Journey at the "Musée d'Art et d'Histoire"
The Musée d'Art et d'Histoire is not only one of the largest museums in Switzerland but also a real treasure and an incredible source of inspiration. You will find an impressive collection of artworks and artefacts from the region and around the world, including works by Monet, Degas, Van Gogh and Picasso. Here you will embark on a unique cultural journey and admire masterpieces from antiquity to modern art.
Staying At The New Adina Hotel Geneva
Let yourself be enchanted by the many sights, adventures and experiences in Geneva and plan your next visit to this beautiful city. Our brand new Adina Geneva opens in March 2023. So if Geneva is on your must-do list, be among our first guests and book now!