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Palais des Nations

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14, Avenue de la Paix, Geneva 1211, Switzerland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I guess one of the things to do in Geneva is visit the UN building. We got ourselves organised and arrived at the reception with plenty of time, you must expect a place like this will be busy!! Once we cleared the security we meet...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our tour this morning was most interesting and enjoyable and was really worth a 5 star rating but the effort needed to get to it was such a hassle that I have just given. 4 stars. Our guide Monica was wonderful, lively and passionate about...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank PossumAdelaideSA
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We visited today the United Nations in Geneva. The place is beautiful and the guided tour was a class of historic moments since the end of World War II. If you have free time go there .

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 12, 2019

truly the highlight of Geneva! there's so much to learn once inside those buildings. Had a great guide who spoke 5 languages and had the knowledge of the place on his finger tips. Of course its very inspiring to visit the rooms where all the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ntungwerishocolman
Reviewed January 3, 2019

Make sure that you have a change to visit this place when in Geneva. You can see international diplomacy in action. Fascinating.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank BerlinHolger
Reviewed December 26, 2018

We entered the magnificent marble walls lined with row upon row of flags from the member nations. The tour began near a large bookstore. With walls of books on human rights, political issues and biographies of the greatest leaders, this starting point sets the tone...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 17, 2018

This was a great photo opportunity. When I got there, it was already closed, so I wasn't able to get in. But even standing outside was a momentous feeling!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SujaR85
Reviewed December 11, 2018

United Nations Headquarters, fight for a better world and Broken Chair one of the most iconic works in the Nations Square - precious.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank virginiaaraujo
Reviewed December 8, 2018 via mobile

Tram number 15 , 'NATIONS', we got on outside the main Rail Station in city centre, takes you straight there. At the terminus walk past the huge blue chair and cross the road to the main gate. That is where you can NOT GET IN!...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tony36
Reviewed December 8, 2018

When we visited the grounds were not open. However, its definitely one of those places you have to visit to tick off your 'bucket list'.

Date of experience: December 2018
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IoanaFlorescu
October 23, 2018|
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Response from kathymDerry_Ireland | Reviewed this property |
possibly at CornavinTrain station. Can't be 100% certain though.
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Kayla R
June 20, 2017|
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Response from KW-Melbourne |
Hello, visited yesterday 21-Jun. Entry can take a while if there are groups entering also. There are two lines - groups and individuals, but only a single security check line so when the group goes through (5 people at a... More
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Kayla R
June 20, 2017|
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Response from H P | Reviewed this property |
It depends a bit on how many tourists turn up on the day, but in my experience it wasn't hard to get on one. 3 of us arrived around half an hour before the first tour and got in fine - it seemed to run more frequently than... More
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