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Batiment des Forces Motrices

Address: Place des Volontaires, 2, Geneva 1204, Switzerland (Coulouvreniere Rois)
Phone Number: (0)22 322 12 20
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Ranked #22 of 64 Attractions in Geneva
Activities: City walk sightseeing
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Owner 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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58 reviews 58 reviews
6 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 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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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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98 reviews 98 reviews
25 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 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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185 helpful votes 185 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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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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