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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The Geneva Water Fountain Reviews
I mean, this is just a water pump in the lake in the center of town. You can see it from so many vantage points, and when you're in downtown Geneva, it's lovely to see. I wouldn't travel here... more »
I remember a 60’s tv show called ‘The Champions’ and it featured the Jet in the background. So, I always wanted to see Le Jet! We took the boat trip across the lake (using our free passes) and... more »
What is most fascinating about the Geneva water fountain is how the city succeeded in creating a permanent rainbow in its center! It can’t be a bad day if there’s a rainbow in the sky, and thus I applaud Geneva for crafting such a fool proof city centerpiece. Weird how more cities haven’t caught on yet. Stand right under it for the full double rainbow effect
The entire lake area is amazingly stunning. What with Heritage Buildings around it and Ducks, Seagulls and Swans all around. Sail Boats and Yachts bobbing on the waters. My God it is so picturesque and beautiful. Just out of a fairy tale. The Geneva water fountain is again breathtaking.
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