The Maison Tavel is the oldest standing private house in Geneva. The house, which was burnt down in 1334 and rebuilt shortly ... More
The Maison Tavel is the oldest standing private house in Geneva. The house, which was burnt down in 1334 and rebuilt shortly afterwards, is listed as a historical monument. Visit the cellar and its archaeological ruins, then go up to the ground floor to discover Geneva from the Middle Ages to the Restoration. On the first floor paintings, engravings and photographs depict the evolution of the city, and in the main hall woodwork, locksmithing and ironwork by Genevan craftsmen of the 17th and 18th Centuries are exhibited.
One could be forgiven for dismissing the massive apartment and office complex facing the Rhône on the Quai du Seujet
as an architectural mishap. On the plus side, this imposing monolith hides a vast terrace providing an impressive and ...
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 ...
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, ...