Paris has the Eiffel Tower, New York the Statue of Liberty and Geneva its Jet d'Eau. This majestic 140 meter (a little over ... More
Paris has the Eiffel Tower, New York the Statue of Liberty and Geneva its Jet d'Eau. This majestic 140 meter (a little over 459 feet) water fountain, the tallest in the world, is the main emblem of the city, and one which cannot be missed. Its beauty dominates the lakefront and at night, when it is lit up, it is a breathtaking and romantic sight. The fountain became a tourist attraction in 1891. It projects 500 liters (132 gallons) of water per second at the unbelievable speed of 200 kilometers (124 miles) per hour. Walk along the jetty and get a closer look at the fountain.
Situated on the site of the former Horticultural School of French speaking Switzerland, Parc des Franchises extends over 55,000 square
meters (34 square miles). There is a beautiful rosary that was planted in 1948 and the wooden and wrought ...
Although it is 27 miles from Leeds, Fountains Abbey is an essential day trip for visitors to the region. Its
state of preservation, scale and idyllic valley setting make it one of the most important monastic landmarks in the ...
One of the most beautiful fountains in Munich is located on a terrace up on Lenbachplatz, overlooking the clusters of
trees on Maximilianplatz. Like the other buildings on the axis of Karlsplatz, Lenbachplatz and Maximiliansplatz, Wittelsbacher Fountain was constructed ...