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Geneva Destination Guide

Explore Geneva in Switzerland.

Geneva in the region of Geneva with it's 183,981 inhabitants is a town in Switzerland - some 80 mi (or 130 km) South-West of Berne, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Geneva is now 08:17 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Zurich" with an UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Pregny, Le Grand-Saconnex, Geneva, Carouge, Valence or Le Petit-Saconnex. Since you are here already, make sure to check out . We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Geneva Summer 2012 - a walk downtown

12:43 min ( August 01, 2012 by Patrick Nouhailler)
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Starting right at the center of Geneva close to 'La Barge' , continuing toward Jardin Anglais then going to "Jet d'eau " . Finishing the visit at Jonction where you can see people swimming in the Rhon...

#Du Bitûme à La Lune - iREZY STiCK N...

03:21 min ( September 04, 2012 by IrezyStick01)
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#1ER SON STUDiO D'LA MiXTAPE " OPEN EYES " Prod : Tyga Careless World Instrumental. Studio : SuperStar Style Record'z ( Genève ) .. A Suivre Khey. **

Geneva fireworks 2008 Part 2/7

01:04 min ( August 10, 2008 by igdonadelli)
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The most beautiful fireworks

Signal near Parc des Bastions in Geneva ...

00:12 min ( March 21, 2010 by amiausUSA)
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Traffic light northeast of the Reformer's Square within Parc des Bastions, in Geneva (Genève) Switzerland. This is a ten-year anniversary of having filmed this particular intersection. Reformer's Squ...

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Upcomming Local Events

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Strengthening Global Health Security: Investing In Community Health Workers

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Business Happy Hour : Masterminds & Speed Meeting - Découverte Pour Les Non-membres

Beginning: 06:30 pm (18:30).
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Lecture. Австралопитеки, которые всех обогнали

Beginning: 07:30 pm (19:30).
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[BAR IN GRAD] MRJ | Minimal Tech

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Kids Yoga

Beginning: 04:30 pm (16:30).
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Blockchain & Crypto For Banking Industry (May)

Beginning: 09:00 am (09:00).
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Workshop émotions

Beginning: 03:00 pm (15:00).
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UCAS Day, Geneva: UK University Information And Application Advice

Beginning: 10:00 am (10:00).
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Improvidanse & Butoh…Laissons La Vie Nous Danser

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Interesting facts about this location

St. Pierre Cathedral

The St. Pierre Cathedral is a cathedral in Geneva, Switzerland, today belonging to the Swiss Reformed Church. It was begun under Arducius de Faucigny, the prince-bishop of the Diocese of Geneva, in the 12th century, and includes an eclectic mix of styles. It is best known as the adopted home church of John Calvin, one of the leaders of the Protestant Reformation. Inside the church is a wooden chair used by Calvin.

More reading: St. Pierre Cathedral homepage
Located at 46.2, 6.15 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Geneva, Cathedrals in Switzerland, Visitor attractions in Geneva

Léman (department)

Léman was the name of a département of the First French Empire. Its name is the French name of Lake Geneva (Lac Léman). It was formed in 1798, when the republic of Geneva was occupied by the French. Léman also included districts that were previously part of the départements Mont-Blanc and Ain. The capital of Léman département was Geneva. The département was subdivided into the arrondissements of Geneva, Bonneville and Thonon-les-Bains.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 46.2, 6.15 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Former departments of France in Switzerland, States and territories established in 1798

Cimetière des Rois

The Cimetière des Rois or Cimetière de Plainpalais, is a cemetery in Geneva, Switzerland, where John Calvin, Jorge Luis Borges, Sérgio Vieira de Mello, and Jean Piaget (the noted developmental psychologist and epistemologist) are buried. Humphry Davy, Alberto Ginastera, Griselidis Real and Alice Rivaz are also buried there.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 46.2, 6.15 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Geneva, Cemeteries in Switzerland, Religion in Geneva, Visitor attractions in Geneva

University of Geneva

The University of Geneva (French: Université de Genève) is a public research university located in Geneva, Switzerland. It was founded in 1559 by John Calvin, as a theological seminary and law school. It remained focused on theology until the 17th century, when it became a center for Enlightenment scholarship. In 1873, it dropped its religious affiliations and became officially secular. Today, the university is the second-largest university in Switzerland.

More reading: University of Geneva homepage
Located at 46.2, 6.15 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:1559 establishments, Buildings and structures in Geneva, Business schools in Switzerland, Coimbra Group, Education in Geneva, Educational institutions established in the 1550s, Universities in Switzerland, University of Geneva

Jet d'Eau

The Jet d'Eau is a large fountain in Geneva, Switzerland, and is one of the city's most famous landmarks, being featured on the city's official tourism web site and on the official logo for Geneva's hosting of the 2008 UEFA Championships. It is also one of the largest fountains in the world. Situated at the point where Lake Geneva empties into the Rhone River, it is visible throughout the city and from the air, even when flying over Geneva at an altitude of 10 km (33,000 ft).

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 46.2, 6.15 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Geneva, Fountains in Switzerland, Monuments and memorials in Switzerland, Visitor attractions in Geneva