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UNOG - Palais des Nations

8 - 14 avenue de la Paix 1211 Geneva 10, Geneva, Switzerland
41 (0)22 917 12 34
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Ranked #19 of 74 Attractions in Geneva
Type: Government Buildings, Cultural
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

Great tour, guide seemed a little bit uninterested but was none the less brilliant. like how we could see all the meeting rooms

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Culver City, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I really enjoyed this guided tour of the UNOG today! Our group was small which was very nice, and our tour guide Pablo was excellent; he really knew his stuff. We saw multiple meeting rooms, tons of beautiful art & "gifts" from other countries & Pablo had many interesting & engaging stories with history that really tied everything together. I... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Obviously a must do but be prepared for crowds. It's good for pictures and have fun trying to spot your country's flag

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

As a family we spent about 90 mins being shown around. Getting to see meetings in progress. Yes, they were very strict about staying together, no loitering, not taking photos in certain areas- but rightly so. Some wonderful works of art on display. Great views over the lake. Our guide spoke EDnglish but with a VERY HEAVY French accent, made... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

If you are interested in world events, be sure to visit this place. The guides are articulate and knowledgeable. Be sure to ask a lot of questions. Great views on a sunny day.

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Bangalore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I visited this with my family and felt it should be more happening place. The building is not open for public and you can only see from outside. It should have public access to feel you are in UN HQ and there should be gallery to mimic historical importance of this place. Overall ambience was good but nothing to do... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

It is a real Palace with many works of art and a magnificent garden. The views on Lake Geneva are splendid! The architectural and political and social history contained in that building is very interesting!

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

If you are in Geneva, make sure you take one of the tours of the UN Palaces: you cannot imagine how much history there is behind those gates! Tours are given in various languages and are quite lenghty. Make sure you reserve and arrive on time to register at the UN reception.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I loved this tour. I once went with my sister & didn't manage to go on the tour as had to wait too long. This time with my daughter we went early & got on one of the first tours. The gentleman who did the tour was so enthusiastic and full of the history of the place & made it... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Felt like at the centre of international politics when you were standing there, many decisions that changed the World were made here. Former League of Nations (if you remember what it is) headquarter is now the UN European headquarter, sit at the beautiful Ariana Park overlooking Lake Geneva (Lac Leman) with peacocks walking around. The League of Nations Museum, the... More

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