Geneva refers to a city in which is the second most populous city in Switzerland after Zurich. It lies on the area where the River Rhone drains from Lake Geneva. The city of Geneva serves as the capital of the Republic as well as Canton of Geneva. Some of the cities that lie in close proximity with the city of Geneva include Haute-Savoie, Jura, Ain, Savoie and Doubs.
There are numerous attractions in Geneva which cannot be covered all in one day. The townscape of Geneva itself is an attraction. It includes a blend of beautiful ancient buildings and streets and modern architecture. It has numerous promenades, gardens and parks making it one of the best cities to visit. The other attraction in Geneva is the Ariana Museum which is the only museum that in Switzerland that showcases museums. It has a strong collection of over sixteen thousand ceramic objects that span over seven centuries and cover Switzerland, Europe as well as the Orient. The other attraction is the Art and History Museum which showcases a large number of collections of historical artifacts as well as objects of applied art. To get to these attractions you need to hire a car in Geneva.
The Museum of Modern Art is another popular attraction in Geneva. The Petit Palais is privately owned and showcases the works of a number of French Painters from the years 1880 to 1930. It also includes impressionist, neo impressionists as well as a few Swiss Painters. The other attraction is the Museum of Old Geneva which is home to a model which shows how Geneva looked before the 1850’s. The Palais des Nations refers to an agglomeration of buildings that are made from lightly colored marble and which serve as the headquarters of the League of Nations. To get to these attractions, you need to rent a car in Geneva.
The Place du Bourg-de-Four is located on the south eastern side of the Temple de Saint Pierre. It refers to a picturesque building on which the Palais de Justice which was constructed in the year 1707 to 1712. It has been the home of the courts from the year 1860.The other attraction is the Quai de Mont-Blanc which offers amazing views of the Mont Blanc. To get to this attraction you need car rental in Geneva.
There are a number of other attractions Geneva that are considered a must visit. Some of them include the Reformation Monument or Promenade de la Treille, Jetée des Eaux-Vives, Jet d'Eau, Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Conservatoire Botanique, Jardin Botanique, Brunswick monument, Collection Baur, Cour Saint-Pierre and much more.
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