A city of history and culture.
With over 40 public and private museums and many art galleries, Geneva showcases its past and embraces the future. Its timeless charm is clear on every street corner delighting visitors to the city of Calvin.
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Eastwest Hotel is located in the heart of Geneva, only a stone’s throw from the lake. The wide lakefront promenade, from the Mont-Blanc bridge to Parc de la Perle du Lac, offers some of the best views of the Geneva’s Jet d’Eau fountain, the Old Town, the Alps and the Mont-Blanc
Along the embankment is the Bain des Paquis with its beach, pier and lighthouse. A true Geneva institution, it’s a great place to relax, meet the locals and soak in the views.
The United Nations, the Place des Nations and the Museum of the Red Cross are all within easy reach by foot or tram, as is the Botanical Garden, with its exceptional microcosm of over 16 000 plant species.
Located near the bridge on Quai des Bergues, is the Faverger chocolate factory, one of the oldest in Switzerland.
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On the other side of the Mont-Blanc bridge is the English Garden with its famous flower clock, a reminder of the city’s watch making tradition. Close by, the iconic 140m high Jet d’Eau fountain dominates the bay.
Families and joggers alike will appreciate the green, open spaces of Parc des Eaux Vives and Parc de la Grance, as well as the Quai Gustave-Ador embankment.
At the foot of the Old Town is the shopping disctrict, with its luxury boutiques on Rue du Rhone.
Dominated by the “Saint Pierre “ Cathedral, the Old Town offers an opportunity for a pleasant stroll down its pedestrian streets lined with shops, period buildings and quaint cafes.
Nearby, the Grand Theatre and Victoria Hall stage a variety of shows and performances all year.
The Patek Philippe watch museum and Geneva’s Arts district, the Quartier des Bain, home to the « MAMCO » (Modern Art Museum) and the Musée d’Ethnographie are also conveniently reached by foot.