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UNOG - Palais des Nations

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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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Interesting tours covering history of League of Nations and subsequent UN. Located in centre of Old Town....but be prepared to climb to reach the church.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Interesting tours covering history of League of Nations and subsequent UN. Located in centre of Old Town....but be prepared to climb to reach the church.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Quite why this isn't higher up the rankings in the "Things to do in Geneva" is beyond me. It's a fascinating and inspiring place to visit. The guided tour is not expensive but it is comprehensive, even though it's only an hour. There is much fabulous art, and many wonderful architectural sights. The visit left me wanting to know much... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

A one hour tour taking in both the old and new buildings hosted by a knowledgeable guide gives an interesting insight into the work of the UN. Entrance is uphill from the Nations bus stop, opposite the Red Cross.

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Pardubice
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

I must say I was very disappointed. I was looking forward to seeing the UN building and walking in the park around but did not expect that the whole area is protected and one can only get in as a part of a guided tour and the park seems to be closed for normal people at all. We came around... More 

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Panama City, Panama, Panama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

You have to go there and visit the UN. They have a tour and you can buy sourvenirs from the UN agencies.

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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The palace and interior is absolutely gorgeous and the tour is approximately an hour so very doable. Nice, but expensive gift shop. Affordable vending machines.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Guided tour for 12CHF each. Knowledgeable guide. We saw the old League of Nations rooms that are older (1930s modernist style, rather fascist associations now!) than the later UN additions, as well as those newer parts. The place is vast and a lot of it must just be offices, so you only see the meeting/conference rooms but those are the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The tour lasts about and hour. Remember there are two visible entrances to the Palaus de nations. One which is opposite the broken chair sculpture is only for diplomats and staff. The visitor centre is 10mins walk up the hill. It is opposite the museum of the International red cross. They usually have two windows for tours. 10am-12pm : 2pm... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

satisfy with the tour, very informative. be aware that the security checking at entrace in weekend take more timw than usual i guess. my visit was saturday and it took me 30 minutes more alone to enter the building

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

I now have a much better appreciation of the work of the UN as a result of my 2 visits. The 1 hour tour is very well managed and personally I could have stayed longer. The guides are excellent and the price very fair.

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