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Schtroumph Buildings

rue Louis- Favre 23-29, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
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One to see if your near

Interesting but only if your in the vicinity. Only takes 5 mins to see. There is much else to say... read more

Reviewed August 15, 2014
BenWalker20
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Windermere, United Kingdom
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Interesting to see

If you have some free time, take a quick look on unusual architecture. This is very interesting... read more

Reviewed August 3, 2014
Lintdn
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Norway
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These oddly colorful buildings were named for the Smurfs cartoon characters.
  • Excellent19%
  • Very good41%
  • Average28%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible10%
Sep 16, 2017
“Fun to walk around”
May 28, 2017
“Fun Gaudi-like Architecture”
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rue Louis- Favre 23-29, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
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Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

Interesting but only if your in the vicinity. Only takes 5 mins to see. There is much else to say about this. Geneva is not the easiest city to view as a sightseeing tourist, being busy and very spread out . If you get a...More

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Reviewed August 3, 2014

If you have some free time, take a quick look on unusual architecture. This is very interesting design of the buildings just a few minutes walk from train station.

1  Thank Lintdn
Reviewed September 1, 2013

This group of building called "smurphs buildings" are unique in design. It reminds me of Gaudi designs in Barcelona. The architect in these buildings inspired by Gaudi work. Very unique architectural deign, must be seen by architects.

3  Thank Ahmed A
Reviewed April 12, 2013

An unusual set of buildings in the middle of Geneva. Very Gaudi-ish looking. I was in one of them before, and even inside the apartments, the walls are curved...

2  Thank turtlegirl0033
Reviewed April 5, 2013

If you have a few minutes to spare, this cute group of building is worth a quick look. The architect went all out in an otherwise very traditional Geneva, you get a Gaudi-esque corner. Enjoy!

Thank Amesthyite
Reviewed December 28, 2012

Seriously... It is famous in Geneva because these are the only buildings which are a bit different. Doesn't mean you have to go to there on pupose to see them...

4  Thank globecoureuse
Reviewed July 15, 2012

We passed by this architecturally bizarre place after spending the afternoon along the lake - we actually were going to les grottes for a glass - and these buildings are just at the top. We liked les grottes and watching the boules in the nearby...More

Thank ChantalGeneva
Reviewed July 10, 2012

I don't man to offend anyone, but architecture is not Geneva's forté. This buidling, in particular, in heidous. I don't think it's worth walking the few blocks from the train station to see this aberration of architecture.

2  Thank tomfor2
Reviewed April 25, 2012

This used to be a beautiful unusual architecture worth to see, but now it just got a little dirty and badly kept so still interesting

Thank YourPointOfYou
Reviewed April 2, 2012

This is a very special building with a very interesting round architecture - unfortunately it's starting to get old and not too well maintained, too bad

2  Thank MTW300474
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