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Place Bourg du Four

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Address: Intersection of rue Verdaine | rue des Chaudronniers, rue Etienne-Dumont, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
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This historic town square is situated at the heart of Old Geneva.

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Relax @ cafes or eateries, take a stroll

Plenty of foods & drinks can be found here. It is very easy to get here, it is just located behind the uphill alley of the main luxury product shop street. If early there is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Neo C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Plenty of foods & drinks can be found here. It is very easy to get here, it is just located behind the uphill alley of the main luxury product shop street. If early there is bazaar in center.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always fantastic to pass through Place Bourg de Four, or have a sit down outside at one of the cafes for a drink or meal. Somehow both quiet and bustling (as is accurate of Geneva in general), the square is steeped in history, beautiful to look at, and ambient to be in.

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Herrliberg, CH
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had the pleasure of living here for just a little bit over 6 months. What a nice place. There is not only great stores and bars and restaurants but the place is just nice and lively. It is up the hill so you need to be prepare to walk, but walking is a normal thing in Switzerland. The plaza... More 

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Thank BeautifulArtsyThings
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A classic medieval Old Town square filled with alfresco eateries and lined with beautifully preserved buildings along cobblestoned streets. A good place to relax and unwind, away from the bustling city streets of Geneva. This is a good starting place for you to explore the Old Town area.

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

The «Four» in the name refers to the «forum», the market place of the city in Roman times. More than ever, this is the most pleasant square in the Old Town and the place to meet friends or watch the world go by from one of its busy terraces. Geneva’s history of the past 500 years has left its marks... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

A must-do. Have a drink or just a walk and take the opportunity to watch people and the architecture around this place.

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Kota Bharu, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

An expensive area with sidewalk cafes for a spot of people watching. It's a trendy area and slightly touristy, hence the inflated prices. But then again, Switzerland isn't for the thrifty.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

You can't come to Geneva and not have at least one drink on this terrasse in the middle of the old town. Surrounded by beautiful old buildings and full of animation on sunny days!

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Gembloux, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Not the best old town center I have ever seen in Europe but worth a visit. Restaurants are extremely expensive.

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Verona, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Every time in Geneve I love to spend some of my time enjoying and "apero" in this lovely square plenty of fine pubs and restaurants

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