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Explore Geneva in Switzerland

Geneva in the region of Geneva with its 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 08:50 PM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Zurich " with a 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, and Valence. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Pregny . We saw some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Geneva ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Geneva Switzerland

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Beau Rivage Geneva is one of the only family owned 5 star hotels remaining in Switzerland. Watch to find out more of what makes this family run hotel so special. Find more stories and tips from off th ..


les yeux de la nuit 2007 led throwies

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Light events inspired by the Graffiti Research Lab proposed by Julie Usel, Dimitri Klopmann and Quentin Berthet at the festival of city of Geneva "Les yeux de la nuit" (The eyes of the night). Filmed ..

Phil Collins: The Alamo and Beyond

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When Phil Collins was a kid growing up in a London suburb, he would often watch an amazing show on his family television. There, in black and white, was Fess Parker as Davy Crockett, King of the Wild ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Reformation Wall

The International Monument to the Reformation, usually known as the Reformation Wall, is a monument in Geneva, Switzerland. It honours many of the main individuals, events, and documents of the Protestant Reformation by depicting them in statues and bas-reliefs. The Wall is in the grounds of the University of Geneva, which was founded by John Calvin, and was built to commemorate the 400th anniversary of Calvin's birth and the 350th anniversary of the university's establishment.

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Located at 46.20 6.15 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: 1909 sculptures, Buildings and structures in Geneva, Culture in Geneva, Monuments and memorials in Switzerland, Protestant Reformation, University of Geneva, Visitor attractions in Geneva, Walls

Grand Théâtre de Genève

Grand Théâtre de Genève is an opera house in Geneva, Switzerland. As with many other opera houses, the Grand Théâtre de Genève is both a venue and an institution. The venue is a majestic building, towering over Place Neuve, officially opened in 1876, partly destroyed by fire in 1951 and reopened in 1962, after extensive refurbishments, which houses the largest stage in Switzerland.

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Located at 46.20 6.14 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Geneva, Concert halls in Switzerland, Opera houses in Switzerland, Theatres in Switzerland, Visitor attractions in Geneva

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.

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Calvin Auditory

The Calvin Auditorium or Calvin Auditory (French Auditoire de Calvin), originally the Notre-Dame-la-Neuve Chapel, is a chapel in Geneva, Switzerland which played a significant role in the Protestant Reformation. It is associated with John Calvin, Theodore Beza and John Knox. The auditorium lies directly adjacent to Geneva's St. Pierre Cathedral in the Place de la Taconnerie.

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Located at 46.20 6.15 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: 15th-century architecture, Buildings and structures in Geneva, Church of Scotland, Churches in Switzerland, Cultural property of national significance in the canton of Geneva, Protestant Reformation, Religion in Geneva, Visitor attractions in Geneva

Place du Bourg-de-Four

Place du Bourg-de-Four is a city square in the Old Town of Geneva, Switzerland. It is a commercial center, with fountains, restaurants (with outdoor seating), gelaterias, and high-end shopping. The Place is also near Geneva's largest church, St. Pierre Cathedral.

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Located at 46.20 6.15 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Geography of Geneva, Squares in Switzerland, Visitor attractions in Geneva

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