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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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Ranked #13 of 65 Attractions in Geneva
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Fountains, Landmarks
Activities: City walk sightseeing
Owner description: Geneva's most prominent landmark, this tremendous fountain is located...
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Type: Fountains, Landmarks
Activities: City walk sightseeing
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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Geneva, Switzerland
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

A very nice place to visit. If the wind is from the right direction (so you don't get wet) then it is worth while to walk out to the end of the pier as you can make some beautiful pictures.

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Yerevan
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74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

It is really a beautiful fountain ... the symbol of Geneva. It's very high, and you can see it from very far ... if you are not afraid to get wet you can walk all the way to it, and pass under it ... our visit was in December, but there were people passing and getting wet ( kinda crazy... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

Spectacular, and I think highest fountain in the world. It is worth to see it up close, but not to close because there is a high chance you will get soaking wet.

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Worthing, West Sussex
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Again better weather would have helped but at least we saw it. Originally, from an engineering point of view this fountain started life as a "Pressure Relief Valve" which is hard to believe. Sail past it on one of the many boats on the lake.

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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34 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Liked the easy accessibility and the iconic nature of this attraction that is visible from many viewpoints. There is an informative display board on the lake front giving some amazing facts and figures about the fountain

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Nyon, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

A symbol of Geneva and visible for miles around. Well worth a closer view, but not too close, especially on a windy day!

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Leiria District, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

It is great to see the Jet d'Eau to have the notion of the process, the high pressure needed and how can you apply Physics to a monument and increase the beauty of the lake. It is really nice to take photos and enjoy the view of the lake and the mountains.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This is a beautiful symbol of a dynamic city, from our hotel window we could see the fountain right out front. At night it has lights that makes it look spectacular.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

You really can't miss this iconic "monument" on lake Geneva! During the summer, it is really nice and refreshing to walk till the end of the pier, just below the jet. Check hours of service online, as there could be maintenance going on.

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Rennes, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This fountain is huge and beautiful. You can see it from many place around Geneva. Its colour is different at the different time of the day. It's really the "little something" of Geneva :-)

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