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Jet d'Eau

quai Gustave-Ador | Jetee des Eaux-Vives, Geneva 1207, Switzerland
+41 22 909 70 00
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Geneva's most prominent landmark, this tremendous fountain is located in Lake Geneva in the city's downtown area.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“big fountain” (22 reviews)
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quai Gustave-Ador | Jetee des Eaux-Vives, Geneva 1207, Switzerland
Rues-Basses Longemalle
+41 22 909 70 00
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Reviewed yesterday

I wasn't real impressed with this experience. Just looked like water being spouted out. Granted it went high in the air, but I just didn't get the attraction.

Thank HIngram746
Reviewed yesterday

I have seen it before. Its nothing really that spectacular. Just a " jet of water' and more importantly gets turned off with windy weather so you might want to get your hotel to check before you head all the way over there and get...More

Thank bellatravelbug
Reviewed yesterday

Hallmark of Geneva. One could find it on any publicity material, souvenirs. Not to be missed, can even be viewed from the plane at the time of landing.

Thank dryashmanchanda
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Can be seen from many places around lakeside. Imperative fountain which changes colour at night. Lake boat trips go past ,be careful if windy,spray travels . The jet cane seen from mount saleve .

Thank steven j
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Yes it looks veryuch like any jet only difference being that its quite taller and the backdrop is really nice. From whichever angle you click, you get a typical bqckdrop as it is with most streets in Geneva

Thank Dhaval-Mildsteel
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The water jet is one of Geneva's landmarks. It is very beautiful in this otherwise tranquil lake. You can't miss it.

Thank Alejandro Z
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

When the sun shines a rainbow can be seen in the jet spray. Which is easy to see when you are on a boat on the lake.

Thank booboo2402
Reviewed 5 days ago

As the Grossmunster for Zurich, the Tour Eiffel for Paris or the Coliseum for Rome, this is the image that symbolises Geneva. Splendid tall water jet at the lake's edge, as tall as the hills on the backdrop from the western shore, sometimes illuminated at...More

Thank lilliputz
Reviewed 5 days ago

I don't know if it was the wind or what, but the Jet d'Eau was not operating for the two days we were in Geneva. Very disappointing.

Thank scott
Reviewed 5 days ago

Everything around the Jet was worth taking in and worth a few photos. A lovely sunny afternoon made for an enjoyable walk around the lake perimeter .

Thank Viv A
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Moe B
2 September 2017|
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Response from C B | Reviewed this property |
There is parking nearby. You have to walk out a pier to see it up close anyway, so just park nearby.
11 February 2015|
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Response from SnuffyNomad | Reviewed this property |
Yes, only closed in high wind to avoid spray drift. 💨💦