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Giant Chess Boards

promenade des Bastions 1, Geneva 1205, Switzerland
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Great place for free entertainment

We visited the Bastions Park many times over 5 days: to see the reformation Wall, to stroll, for a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Good for Adults and children too

Bastions park is good for a walk and see the statues. The Gian Chess boards can be played by adults... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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promenade des Bastions 1, Geneva 1205, Switzerland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Bastions Park many times over 5 days: to see the reformation Wall, to stroll, for a picnic and we always spent some time at the Giant Chess Boards. We enjoyed watching and playing. It is one of the best memories of our...More

Thank CCE_2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bastions park is good for a walk and see the statues. The Gian Chess boards can be played by adults and teenagers. It is fun to see.

Thank Noor M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These oversized boards are to be found just inside the park and right next to a stunning Victorian style restaurant. The park is very peaceful and it was fun playing draughts in this way. Good place for the kids as it's safe and away from...More

Thank Akita4England
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the place is just amazing ! you can play with your mates chess, but there is also a gigantic "go" game !!! yes ! a "go" game !!! you should go if you have time to play a little bit, this is a great place...More

Thank Yohan B
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Like much of Europe this park has monuments and history. It is nothing special in that sense of being truly unique or different. However, it is a nice quite area to relax and enjoy a game of chess.

Thank Nicholas P
Reviewed 7 July 2017

We had fun playing chess with the giant chess board. The park is very nice and great to spend some time there.

Thank ParisJuly2011
Reviewed 5 July 2017

This isn't something you see everyday. I've only seen giant chess boards in movies. It was pretty cool to be walking through the park to see people playing with these items.

Thank Miranda C
Reviewed 12 June 2017

The concept of giant chess and draughts boards and other board games on the ground is a great activity on a good summer day.

Thank RHM63
Reviewed 2 May 2017

I was amazed to see people actually having a game of chess and checkers on these giant chess boards! My little one enjoyed rearranging the pieces and standing next to them as they were about his height. There is a playground and a cafe next...More

Thank missa704
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Is it really something that we can consider an attraction? Anyway , if you get into the park ( parks are beautiful in Geneva) you can see and play with the giant chessboard.

Thank Miss Chantal S
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