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Jet d'Eau

quai Gustave-Ador | Jetee des Eaux-Vives, Geneva 1207, Switzerland (Rues-Basses Longemalle)
41 022 909 70 00
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Geneva City Tour
80%
Ranked #13 of 64 Attractions in Geneva
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Fountains, Landmarks
Activities: City walk sightseeing
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Owner description: Geneva's most prominent landmark, this tremendous fountain is located in Lake Geneva in the city's downtown area.
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Milton, Ontario, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

It was foggy. All I saw watch a vague Jet d'Eau. It could be beautiful if it was clear. Too many watchmakers' logos around the area. Kinda annoying.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

the views and the lake is amazing. very nice shopping around. famous brands are everywhere. very fabulous restaurant.

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

Visited in the autumn, lots of water in a fountain but not too pretty at this time of year. Useful as a landmark for navigating the old town.

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Dubai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

Located in the heart of Lake Geneva, this attraction can't be missed. you can use public transport to cross the lake and the boat gives you a very good look at the jet. You can also walk on the jetty which takes you up close and personal, you can get quite soaked :)

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

Jet d'Eau means water jet and what a water jet, when in full bloom it goes up to 140 meters with a speed of 200km per hours and throw 500 litres of water every second, but apart from this, this is most famous land mark of Geneva. It situated in the lake Geneva and you can near by so you... More

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Aveley, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 via mobile

There isn't an awful lot to see here. It is quite literally a jet of wager which sprays in to the air. It's visually interesting for a short while. You can see it from all over the centre of geneva really. But at the end of the day, it's just a water jet.

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Anaheim, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I loved seeing the jet d-eau from all corners of Geneva and also walking up as close as I could without getting wet.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

it is what is and is mighty impressive.. initially an overflow from the hydro power plant in geneva, and now just for fun.. you can walk right up to it... try not to get cut off... and if you are on the other side of the lake looking back at it you can get Mont Blanc behind it... and to... More

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St. Louis, Missouri, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We went by this "attraction" as we toured by boat and later, walking by. It is a tall jet of water, supposedly one of the tallest in the world. Take a few minutes to see and then move on.

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

I've been to the Jet several times. It's actually really neat, and walking around that area and the jedis is interesting. Today, however, I saw the Jet from a distance, and it was amazing how big it really is. I had no idea the magnitude until I saw it from outside the city!

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