The Geneva Water Fountain, Geneva

Must see · Fountain · Tourist Spot
A standout among the city's modern landmarks, the monumental The Geneva Water Fountain has served as one of the city's crowning symbols for over six decades. One of the largest fountains in the world, the structure pumps about 500 l (130 gal) of water each second, its misty plumes reaching a height of over 140 m (450 ft). Most sightseers choose to appreciate the structure from a distance, but if you do not mind a little spray on your clothes, you can inspect it at close range by standing on a pier, accessible from the left bank of the lake. Arrange your visit to The Geneva Water Fountain and discover more family-friendly attractions in Geneva using our Geneva trip maker.
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  • I fell in love with Jet deau, I do not know if I was lucky but it formed such a beautiful rainbow that left me speechless. I arrived at around 9 50 AM and did not know that it only starts at 10 AM...  more »
  • Iconic. It just adds character to the already spectacular Lake & it's location. There isn't a place like Geneva, it really has a feel even though it's actually a very boring City, full of offices of.....  more »
  • I really enjoyed waking up & seeing this every morning. It was a splendid site to see. It refreshed me every morning & evening. Overlooking, the lake, Metro, and restaurants & shopping area.  more »
  • Awesome. I will never stop loving this place! If fountain exist alone is more than enough, the other attractions exist their, the ambience, the nice surroundings and other things contribute to the beauty of place. In addition and when weather is nice, the fountain is superb when is playing at night or even when not during the day. I love the fountain and for me it will never be old.
  • One of the tourist place in Geneva, it's really nice especially during the evening time. I used to walk around the lake and it's amazing to see this beautiful fountain just in the middle of the city. I would suggest all of you to see this amazing fountain if you are visiting Geneva in near future. It's like pride for Geneva people.
  • Beautiful - must see attraction, great opportunities for amazing photos! You can walk through the park and then down by the boats for a lovely stroll or even see this by boat on one of the many tour operations or water taxis
  • It is Just Impressive! I was surprised that it is not block and it's possible to go very close to the water fountain. The place also offers a great view. At sunset is very beautiful.
  • Very interesting inspiring cool, clean , friendly, safe cost nothing to walk ad experience the power of human mind. would love to visit many other times.

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