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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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Great tour- interesting and interactive! Feel like I know a lot more about the UN now- well worth a visit if you are in Geneva.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

Geneva is the birthplace of the League of Nations, itself the mother of the United Nations as we know it today. Take a guided tour of the premises and learn all there is to know about the United Nations and its gravitating organs, members, powers, history and "raison d'être". We took it several times and still need to go back... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

lovely area but exhibition entrance up hill from main entrance and we didn't leave enough time to walk up and get through security so missed the only tour available at a time we could make. Need to plan well and leave plenty of time to find it and get through.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Great tour- interesting and interactive! Feel like I know a lot more about the UN now- well worth a visit if you are in Geneva.

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Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Tourists visiting Geneva should visit the European headquarters of the UN, located in the Palais des Nations, one of the world's largest and busiest conference centres. The guided tours will take you to the most interesting places - the Human Rights Council chamber with the spectacular ceiling artwork by Catalan artist Barcelo, the Assembly Hall and Salle des Pas Perdus... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I had visited Geneva through Star Tours. In the city tour we were taken to United Nations Head Quarters building. Since it was around 7 pm we could see the building from outside. But saw a gigantic broken wooden Chair (one leg half broken) in front of United Nations head quarters building. It represents the handicapped people affected by landmines.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We were taken round by a very knowledgeable, fluent guide who was able to answer the most obscure of UN related questions. We visited over Easter, and since little was happening inside the building we were able to visit all the main chambers, some fantastic rooms, both new, and old (used to house the League of Nations). A must see... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

It is so interesting to be in Geneva but see people from every part of the world! The complex is massive and interesting and well worth the visit.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

The tour of this was super boring. I hated that they didn't take us outside to see the park. I felt like I didn't learn much and had much higher expectations.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

It's very crowded, the place seemed to be full of tour guides and groups more than diplomats. That being said, it is still something to see/experience and try to feel a part of. Reminds you to want to work towards world peace.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

The United Nations complex in Geneva is worth a visit, and once you get onto the tour (cost SFr.10) is very informative. We found our guide to be knowledgeable but sometimes, you needed to ask additional questions to get the information that made the visit most valuable. The downside is the long wait to go on the tour. We were... More 

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