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Parc Des Bastions

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Parc Des Bastions

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promenade des Bastions 1, Geneva 1205 Switzerland
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FormerCaliBoy wrote a review Jul 2020
Zurich, Switzerland19,481 contributions1,127 helpful votes
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The Parc des Bastions is a large and centrally located park and it offers an assortment of activities to do and see while visiting. There is the Reformation Wall, Library, University, Palace, games area, kiosk/restaurant, public restrooms, and a selection of nearly 150 trees from around the world. There are many benches and statues along the walking trial. I spent more time at the Reformation Wall with the large statues of Calvin, Farel, Beze and Knox behind the moat.
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Date of experience: June 2020
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christineg754 wrote a review May 2020
Omaha, Nebraska203 contributions120 helpful votes
Cute Christmas Market. To be fair, it is hard to say our experience was as good as it would have been if we had better weather. It was rainy and it was also Christmas Eve. So many of the events may have been cancelled and some of the huts were shut. Very cute atmosphere with chandeliers hanging from trees etc. It was mostly food vendors and merchants selling their products while we were there. There wasn't much shelter from the rain so we didn't stay long. But, since we arrived on 12/24 and it was the last day, we wanted to check it out. Note: we learned that all of the Christmas markets in Switzerland end on 12/24. So, try to go before then if you want to go to the Christmas Markets. In general, it seemed like not a whole lot to do here if you are going outside of December. Try to plan to see another site nearby and walk through here rather than making this your only destination.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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ymt888 wrote a review May 2020
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia1,777 contributions326 helpful votes
The park is a lovely promenade lined with trees featuring some of Geneva's well known attractions, The Giant chess board, Reformation Wall, Statue of Frankenstein. This is the first botanical park of Geneva attracting locals and tourists. The park is beautiful, serene and very lovely to walk in.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Phi Somchai wrote a review Apr 2020
Bangkok, Thailand3,474 contributions683 helpful votes
This park is very peaceful and nice place for stroll. Not too crowded too. The interesting attractions here is the Giant Chess Board and the Reformation Wall.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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the_3_adventurers wrote a review Jan 2020
Raleigh, North Carolina396 contributions66 helpful votes
We walked through this park a couple times while we were in town, getting from here to there, and enjoyed the view every time.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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