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Embedded between nearby Alpine peaks and the hilly terrain of the Jura, the French-speaking city of Geneva lies in the bay where the Rhone leaves Lake Geneva. With its humanitarian tradition and cosmopolitan flair, the European seat of the UNO and headquarters of the Red Cross is known as the "capital of peace".
The symbol of the "world’s smallest metropolis" is the “Jet d’eau” – a fountain with a 140-metre-high water jet at the periphery of Lake Geneva. Most of the large hotels and many restaurants are situated on the right-hand shore of the lake. The old town, the heart of Geneva with the shopping and business quarter, holds sway over the left-hand shore. It is dominated by St. Peter’s Cathedral, however the actual centre of the old town is the Place du Bourg-de-Four, which is the oldest square in the city.
Geneva Tourism
Rue du Mont-Blanc 18
1201 Genève
Tel. +41 (0)22 909 70 00
Fax +41 (0)22 909 70 11

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Genf - Copyright Geneva Tourism
Genf - Copyright Geneva Tourism
Genf - Copyright Geneva Tourism