Geneva is a lovely city in the country of Switzerland with quite a significant history of its own. The city of Geneva features both natural splendor as well as entertainment options that tourists can explore upon their visit over here. The city is quite old and is more than about five hundred years old.
The Old Town Area
The old town area in the city of Geneva is one of the best places that you can make your way to. The old town area is full of old buildings and houses the remind you of a bygone age. The rental car services can be used to get to this destination without much difficulty. The old town area features some nice bistros where you can try out authentic Swiss cuisine.
Cathedral St Pierre
This is one of the largest and most significant churches that is located in the city of Geneva. It is a Roman Catholic Church and features a Romanesque architectural style. The church opens from ten in the morning and closes at seven in the evening. The interiors of the cathedral are quite lavish and can be explored without much restrictions being placed on photography. Donations are welcome at any and every time of the year.
This is another significant tourist destination in the city of Geneva in the country of Switzerland. It was constructed in the year of 1873 in honor of the late Duke of Brunswick and stands tall in the city even today. The monument is best viewed in the morning hours and there are no tickets to be bought in order to gain access to this tourist destination in the city of Geneva. Cameras can be used without trouble.
Palais De Nations
This is a political building and the former Assembly in the city of Geneva and is presently an important center of international diplomacy. The area is under heavy security and surveillance most of the time and you need to pass through a whole lot of scrutiny before you can get to visit the interiors of this fabulous place. When you are inside you will not be able to use your camera for the purpose of photography as this is strictly not allowed over here.
This is a well known island near the city of Geneva and is named after the famous French philosopher Jean Jacques Rousseau. The island is visited by travelers at all times of the year and is a good getaway from those who are tired of the hustle and bustle that comes with living in the city. The island can be reached using the boating services that are available at hand. These are not too expensive and it is possible for tourists from diverse economic backgrounds to visit the island of Rousseau in Geneva.
Museums and Art Galleries: the International Museum of the Reformation, Museum of the International Committee of the Red Cross and the Musee Ariana
Originally posted 2013-07-30 17:47:03.