Refugees and Reunions: Geneva Tourists

Refugees and Reunions: Geneva Tourists

 

We traveled a short distance from Basel to our next destination in Switzerland near Zurich. My husband and I had the opportunity to travel by car and a short train ride to Geneva for a day.

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We walked throughout the city and saw several wonderful sites in the warm May sunshine.

Reformation Wall is a massive (325 feet long, 30 feet high) stone wall dedicated to the founders of the Protestant Reformation movement such as John Calvin, William Farel, Theodore Beza, and John Knox.

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Jet d’eau on Lake Geneva is a landmark of the city. The fountain pumps half a cubic meter of water per second 140m into the air.

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St. Pierre Cathedral is a gorgeous church, over 850 years old, famous as a John Calvin preaching site.

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Place du Bourg-de-Four is Geneva’s oldest square. This bustling area features high-end shops, cafes with patios & fountains and a great place for lunch!

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