The Genevese are particularly fond of the Promenade des Bastions, previously a botanical garden. Amble through the gates and ... More
The Genevese are particularly fond of the Promenade des Bastions, previously a botanical garden. Amble through the gates and you will come across the giant chess boards where you may either watch or challenge a colorful crowd of regulars. The park is famous for its Reformation Monument [over 100 meters (330 feet) long] which commemorates the role of Swiss and European Protestant reformers and reminds the visitor that the city remains under the influence of Calvin's doctrines. The park, however, is best avoided at night.
The Île Rousseau is a peaceful and very green little islet between the left and right bank of the city.
It is connected to the des Bergues bridge and it overlooks the Mont Blanc Bridge. There are a number ...
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 ...
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, ...