Parc Des Bastions

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Parc Des Bastions
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FormerCaliBoy
Zurich, Switzerland19,609 contributions
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.
Written July 21, 2020
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ymt888
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia1,875 contributions
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.
Written May 15, 2020
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NICHOLAS T
Dubai, United Arab Emirates5,349 contributions
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This is a nice green space a short distance from Old Town and central Geneva.

There are statues throughout the park and a decent sized cafe in the middle of the park.

It is nice and quiet and a good place to pass a couple of peaceful hours.
Written September 18, 2021
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christineg754
Omaha, NE200 contributions
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.
Written May 24, 2020
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Andrew L
Leigh, UK3,448 contributions
Loved our visit here and going to the Christmas Market. We popped in to see the Freedom Wall then stumbled into the market that was going on. Really nicely lit, and we LOVED the spherical fire pits dotted around - really good to warm yourself. Shared some crepes between our party, which went down really well on a cold evening. Mulled wine may have been imbibed. Good fun all round. Oh and the kids got to talk to the the horses stationed outside !
Written January 2, 2020
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Family Traveller
Dubai, United Arab Emirates431 contributions
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Bastions Park is beautiful and huge with the monument of Reformation. It has lot of green lawns and open air. Also you have huge Chess board and Checkers.
Written April 8, 2019
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throughdansworld
Rome, Italy499 contributions
Couples
I love walking through this park. And I love it even more at the moment as they have the Christmas markets on in there. This park is beautiful in any season of the year. A must see if you visit Geneva.
Written December 12, 2018
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genevatopreviewer
Geneva, Switzerland1,790 contributions
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Gorgeous park in the centre of town best accessed via the Place Neuve public transport stop (bus 3, 5 and 36 and trams 12 & 18) or via de Cours des Bastions if you are coming from the old town via Place de Bourg de Four. It also hosts the Geneva University building and has a small play area for kids. A must visit when in Geneva.
Written October 12, 2015
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the_3_adventurers
Raleigh, NC392 contributions
We walked through this park a couple times while we were in town, getting from here to there, and enjoyed the view every time.
Written January 2, 2020
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GiudittaGerusalemme
Jerusalem, Israel48 contributions
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shady area, good access, lots of opportunities for people watching - tremendous variety of visitors in the park
Written September 16, 2019
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