Place Bourg du Four, Geneva

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The oldest square in Geneva, Place Bourg du Four sits at the very heart of the old town. The square's market has been significant since the 9th century, as most roads going to Geneva continued to this point. Busy cafe terraces draw locals to enjoy a coffee; visit the square to see the city in action. From here, stop in the nearby St. Peter's Cathedral and the Promenade de la Treille. Put Place Bourg du Four on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Geneva trip planner .
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  • The square in the middle of the old town. It is a very nice place where bars. There is a great atmosphere.
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  • We were suggested to visit this area for a coffee and a snack and frankly we wished we hadnt bothered. After trekking up through the old town, we found it to be a noisy building site. Hailing from Dub...  more »
  • Very beautiful place, in the heart of the old town of Geneva, terraces and restaurants nice. A must in summer!
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  • My neighborhood. Heart of Old Town, Geneva. Movie set.
  • One of the nicest spots in Geneva. For me it feels in some ways like the very heart of the city. Several cafes where you can sit and people watch.
  • One of the best places in Geneva to have a glass of rosé.
  • Real old world charm on the banks of Lake Geneva
  • A bit underwhelming but it's quaint and nice to see the centre of the old town.

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