Palais des Nations, Genève, Geneva

Take a tour of the European home of the United Nations, the monumental Palais des Nations, Genève, which houses a large collection of public art and serves as one of the world's major centers of diplomacy. Built in the 1930s for the now-defunct League of Nations, the classically designed compound hosts thousands of global conferences and smaller meetings, welcoming 25,000 delegates each year. Take the guided tour to see the enormous assembly hall, ornate council chamber, and surrounding landscaped gardens, which offer fine views of the nearby Alps. Security is always tight here, so make your tour reservations well in advance and prepare to show your passport at the entrance. To visit Palais des Nations, Genève and get the most from your holiday in Geneva, create itinerary details personal to you using our Geneva day trip tool .
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  • During their stay in Geneva in Mont-Blanc tour, visited. Object of the chairs from the tram station, broken foot marks. Difference between the barrel object and bent's headquarters in New York, describing the difficulties of peace-keeping in the world balance of?? It felt. Unfortunately not allowed in. International Red Cross Museum nearby and visit the set for a while thinking about peace.
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  • Even if you don't have extensive knowledge on the structure and work of the UN, you should be aware that it has two main 'capitals' - New York and Geneva. The UNOG is the heart of the UN Human Rights ...  more »
  • I recommend the tour. It lasts an hour and lets you discover the Palace and its activities. It's really very informative. Our guide was very exciting. The visit to french's every day at 14:30. Introduce you to 14 to pass the security check. (Entrance to the Museum of the Red Cross).
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  • Did you know that this place is where many global issues are talked about and sometimes solved. Anyway, a place must-to-visit while in Geneva. Food is also great and affordable (if you can access to the restaurant).
  • Very big place. Really beautiful. Staff are friendly to show you around if you get lost. The cafeteria has a variety of food. The place has awesome conference rooms. The safi shop has affordable stuff. The Bookshop is slightly expensive.
  • I like both the interior and the exterior. Clean, bright places. The temperature inside is mostly comfortable
  • Based on original League of Nations Building, this is the numero uno place to check out if you are in Geneva to see the rich heritage - if you know a UN staff you can get in for free from Pregny Gate as a guest.
  • Amazing place to visit but it depends on your tour guide some are engaging and others just want to get it over with

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