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“Breathtaking” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Jet d'Eau

Jet d'Eau
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Geneva City Tour
Ranked #6 of 145 things to do in Geneva
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Owner description: Geneva's most prominent landmark, this tremendous fountain is located in Lake Geneva in the city's downtown area.
Helsinki - Finland
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“Breathtaking”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2013

The fountain is absolutely beautiful in it's simplicity. But always a must when visiting Geneva. No matter what the weather, it is alwasy fascinating scenery. The power of fountain is just awesome.

Visited August 2013
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“What's the point?”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2013

Nothing wrong with the Jet d'Eau I guess, but nothing to write home about either. The only nice view was from the ferry very close up.

Visited July 2013
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Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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“Impressively high”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2013

If you think the Jet d'Eau looks high on pictures, wait till you see it in person. It is an impressive sight to behold. In the right angle and light, the dispersion of the water obscures the jet going up and it looks like the water is just spraying from the sky at the top.

Visited August 2013
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“Part of the Skyline”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2013

It's not really an attraction but it is beautiful to watch it sway and dance in front of the mountains. It does add something to the lakefront.

Visited August 2013
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“Emblematic of Geneva”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2013

You can never get lost in Geneva when you can see this fabulous jet that reaches 140 metres altitude. It orientates you and serves as a spectacular backdrop all over the city. The jet only operates when the wind is below 20km/h. You can spend a long time just watching the play of the water: the waves that rise within the jet, the little spouts that reach metres higher than the rest of the jet, the way that the jet curves and falls back is always moving curtains of spectacular foam.

If you take a boat trip you get to pass right alongside and appreciate just how high the jet really does get. The scale of it is amazing.

Visited August 2013
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