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UNOG - Palais des Nations

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Address: 8 - 14 avenue de la Paix 1211 Geneva 10, Geneva, Switzerland
Phone Number: 41 (0)22 917 12 34
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Good to spend half a day

They have some great guided tours here that lasts one hour. Overall you have some fantastic insights into the UN. Good

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Deepika P
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our guide was very informative and as it was a holiday, we were able to go in a rooms and ask a lot of questions. I had no idea how much is done in Geneva. The history of the place was fascinating.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

They have some great guided tours here that lasts one hour. Overall you have some fantastic insights into the UN. Good

Thank Deepika P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The UN tour is really terrific, it is offered in a variety of languages by actual UN interpreter. The hall where the meetings take place with all the member nations nameplates displayed drives home the importance of the. UN and it's humanitarian role. The original old building was very architecturally interesting.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a very good tour guide. I enjoyed learning about the history and being in these important rooms, but what surprised me most was the artwork around the buildings. Countries give the UN gifts of art, so walking through is like visiting an art museum. Some beautiful pieces here, and some not so beautiful (as our guide said, "It... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Passed through there by tour as we were only in Geneva for a day. Looks nice from outside. Wish I had more time

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Sunbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the Palais des Nations in September 2016. You need to allow plenty of time for your visit on account of the fact that the main entrance is some way from the tram stop and there is airport style security as you come in. You need to show your passport to gain entry (one per visiting party). You get... More 

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Kenwood, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed the tour quite a bit as it was informative and entertaining. Allow extra time to get through security.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

it was cool to visit but our tour guide was not very friendly, and not able to answer lots of questions from us, at one meeting room, she warned us that we are nor allowed to take pictures, but as soon as we entered the room, two other groups were taking pictures like crazy…her voice was so low, she stammered... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The tour was amazing and definetely well worth a visit, there are some amazing stories, the UN is explained to the last detail, and the surroundings are beautiful. Surprisingly there is also a well stocked bookshop inside, even selling the latest Harry Potter book :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

This was a highlight of the Geneva trip. We took the tramway from the train station which is very simple. The plaza with the fountain and flags was a good photo op. However to take a tour you have to walk 500 meters around the left side to get to the tour entrance and there are no signs to indicate... More 

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