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“Scenic” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Jet d'Eau

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
Ranked #13 of 65 Attractions in Geneva
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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“Scenic”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

You must see it when in Geneva. The lake itself is scenic. Nice area to walk and good photo spot. Nice place to spend time after a busy morning / afternoon tour. Apart from that nothing breath taking about the place.

Visited October 2012
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“Swiss break”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

Took a leisurely stroll along the promenade and ventured as close as possible without getting soaked, took some great snaps, a great sight, continued our stroll until we reached the river taxi boarding stage and returned to city centre, a good 2 hour trip.

Visited September 2013
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“Just to see it”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

Not much to see or do. But, to view the water spout is fun anyway. We took water taxi to and from as no other interesting things.

Visited July 2013
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“Unique!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

Certainly an interesting landmark!
I was impressed by it, and it was free to see - don't go getting a cruise just to see it, as you can see it perfectly well from the shore. The thing I liked best was the rainbow across it.
I wouldn't go to Geneva just to see it, but if you're already there it's nice to see.

Visited September 2013
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“A disappointment”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

The Jet d'Eau is a large 140-meter-high fountain, proclaimed as one of Geneva's most famous landmarks. But, when we reached there on a sunny afternoon, we absolutely found NOTHING jaw dropping about it. We had read several brochures that had advised us to take a cruise to see it -- but, I am so glad we didn't. The giant fountain cant' be missed... However, the idyllic setting of vast mountains and gorgeous lakefront makes up for any disappointment.

Visited August 2013
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