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Batiment des Forces Motrices

Place des Volontaires, 2, Geneva 1204, Switzerland (Coulouvreniere Rois)
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Ranked #30 of 65 attractions in Geneva
Type: Theaters
Activities: City walk sightseeing
Description: This old power station on the Rhone, once a symbol of the city's rapid industrial growth at the end of the 19th century, today serves as a theater.
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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54 reviews 54 reviews
6 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Enormous building, situated in the middle of the river, and apparently still controlling the level of the Geneva lake. Very beautiful from the outside and interesting inside too. Large industrial components and now an enormous place for catering purposes.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

You are on a small island at the westend of the lake. A very attractive view on Geneva and a Swatch museum. You can enjoy a good ice-cream

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Geneva, Switzerland
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75 reviews 75 reviews
17 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

This "space" is awesome... tall ceilings, loads of space. They can cater to anything. Really cool pieces of machinery lying around. Love the decor!

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Annemasse, France
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362 reviews 362 reviews
78 attraction reviews
156 helpful votes 156 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

the BFM as we call it here, is lovely from the outside and occupies a magnificent place on the Rhône. INside there are the old turbines, quite picturesque. It is perhaps only open on concert nights, but as it is in the center of town worth a trip to see the setting and the exterior. Try not to be put... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2012

Great fusion of industrial architecture and fine art

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