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Address: 8 - 14 avenue de la Paix 1211 Geneva 10, Geneva, Switzerland
Phone Number: 41 (0)22 917 12 34
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History of the United Nations

Take Bus 8 and get off at Appia Stop on front of the Pregny Gate where you get your pass and ID card. There ate guided tours and you can book ahead of time. This is a huge... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Take Bus 8 and get off at Appia Stop on front of the Pregny Gate where you get your pass and ID card. There ate guided tours and you can book ahead of time. This is a huge complex and a walking study of the history of the League of Nations. On one of the hallways, on a clear day... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

There were not that many [eople arriving, but we waited 30 minutes to pass though security because it took them several minutes per person. Then we waited again to get a visitor pass. Then we waited again 30 minutes to buy tickets because there was only one person working. Then we were told the next tour would be in 45... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

This is a very impressive campus of the birthplace of the League of Nations at the close of World War I, it's struggle to be the peacemaker of the next 25 years and its development into the United Nations of today. Thentournguide was so engaging and informative, the art work inspiring and the work of building world peace was impressive!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Was honored to take a guided tour followed by a reception on the roof veranda with my group. Great experience at an amazing place filled with culture and history.

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Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We took the English speaking tour given by Julian yesterday and were delighted and inspired by our visit. We learned not only the some of the history of the UN , but were offered to reflect more deeply on some of the basic tenets and original charter of this very important institution.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I enjoyed the tour. It was informative and great to see the architecture and all the committee rooms and relate it to history. You do have to get there quite a bit before the tour which means quite a bit of waiting around. It was hot on the day we went and no where to buy a drink nearby so... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Guided tour around the working headquarters, photography was permitted - airport-style security. Making videos is banned anywhere in the UN buildings.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Ginebra is the "Peace" Capital city around the world. You can visit the Palais des Nations and paying for an english guide tour, so you could understand all the history behind this big world wide institution. Also is a very big and beatiful building. Totally Recomended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

While being there on business while working with one of the Cmmmissions, I couldn't miss the oppotunity to touring round the Palais des Nations (UN). It goes without saying that the palace impresses everyone due to the role it plays in making the history of the contemporary world and protecting human rights. Besides, the inner courts, the gardens with their... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Went to main entrance adjacent to the avenue of the all the national flags - this part is impressive - only to be told by a rude official at the gate who spoke poor English that the visitors entrance was 15 minutes walk away. Arrived at the visitors entrance 30 minutes before the last tour of the day only to... More 

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Address: 8 - 14 avenue de la Paix 1211 Geneva 10, Geneva, Switzerland
Phone Number: 41 (0)22 917 12 34
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva

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