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Palais des Nations

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14, Avenue de la Paix, Geneva 1211, Switzerland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not far from the Centre of Geneva. Trams go there regular departing from the front of Cornavin's main Train station for 8CHF return. Expect long queues at the entrance to The UN building it's self if you decide to do a tour. Beautiful building and...More

Thank kathymDerry_Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is not a museum that allow you to walk around freely. Joining a guided tour is a must. The docent is very knowledgable to tell you what important meeting had held in a meeting hall that you are guided to visit. The book store...More

Thank Hoikee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Memorable Visit to Historical Place, A must visit when in Switzerland. Area nearby has also lot many attractions and palces of Historical Importance

Thank girishc814
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we pay for this institution from our tax money but all we could have seen in the tour of an hour which we also payed for (unlike the EU who gives free tours in their headquarters ) was some statues behind glass windows and some...More

Thank Joefrenk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

​A very strange tour, and eye-opening in many ways. 1. Security was more strict than the airport, and involved waiting in three different places (outside, then to get a photo id, then for the tour to start 30 minutes later). 2. You had to be...More

1  Thank Neil D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was important for me to visit there and see the history of UN. Actually we could see the ongoing conference in one of the conference rooms there. But if you are not patient enough, I do not recommend you to go there. And if...More

1  Thank johansen0729
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the prominent place for UN makes you feel you are in very important place. Most days there is some sort of protest goes on in front. Well connected by public place.

Thank vmogasale
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unlike the reviews that I read we thoroughly enjoyed the visit to the UN. We were a group of 15 couples & were told how busy the place would get & should be there early to get the tickets & see the place. We were...More

Thank Rama1004
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited on a Monday mid morning and in all honesty, unless you have plenty of time to spare, its really just worthwhile seeing the famous chair, fountains & building with flags from the outside, plus its free too! However we decided that day to...More

Thank TheExploringShoes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is a very important place to see . In the middle you will see broken chair which means is so important and sadly. You will some art in this area

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Kayla R
June 20, 2017|
Response from KW-Melbourne |
Hello, visited yesterday 21-Jun. Entry can take a while if there are groups entering also. There are two lines - groups and individuals, but only a single security check line so when the group goes through (5 people at a... More
Kayla R
June 20, 2017|
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Response from H P | Reviewed this property |
It depends a bit on how many tourists turn up on the day, but in my experience it wasn't hard to get on one. 3 of us arrived around half an hour before the first tour and got in fine - it seemed to run more frequently than... More
May 28, 2017|
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Response from harpreeth | Reviewed this property |
yes Flags are always up if its close you can take the pic from outside .