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The Geneva Water Fountain

Doporučuje 132 místních ·
O tomto ubytování
Originally a simple security valve at the Coulouvrenière hydraulic factory. In 1891, transferred to the "Rade", to become a major tourist attraction. In 1951, provided with an autonomous pumping station, propelling 500 liters of water per second to 140 meters at 200 km per hour
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August 05, 2019
A must-see on a visit to Geneva, the jet d'eau is a defining symbol of Lake Léman in Geneva.
July 21, 2019
The most recognizable landmark in Geneva. The Jet d'Eau is a large fountain which spurts up out of Lake Geneva. It is one of the tallest fountains in the world. The fountain shoots up in a single jet of water 140 meters straight up into the air at a speed of 200km an hour.
May 09, 2019
Reaching 140 metres in height, the Jet d'Eau has over time become a real emblem of Geneva. The beautiful tale of the famous Jet d'Eau of Geneva is almost the result of coincidence. In 1886, the hydraulic plant which distributed the driving force of the Rhône to the craftsmen and watchmakers of…
February 05, 2019
The Jet d'eau. You can access to it by foot and almost touch it!
November 29, 2018
You see this on almost all pictures of Geneva so why not in person:-)) and it is free!

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