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Palais des Nations: Tours & Tickets

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

First, the guide had a strong accent and taking into consideration that most visitors are not mother tongue English speakers, the guides spoken language was too fast and too imprecise. Also, most of the info given was general and can be found on internet. No...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had huge expectations from the tour but it was sadly restricted to only couple of rooms. However, the building has a lot to offer. The decor in both the rooms were quite fascinating especially the ceiling in the conference room. I was quite happy...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I guess they give guided tours, I don't know how you arrange one or the cost - but it's closed on Sundays. Wish the tourism centre would have told us. Still, you can take photos outside the gates.

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank SarahKraus
Reviewed 1 week ago

So we decided to have a bit of an educational day and go to the United Nations offices in Geneva. The tour itself is about an hour and our guide was informative but considering the cost of CHF 15 for an adult (which granted is...More

Date of experience: October 2019
2  Thank Carolyn S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Palais des Nations is the Inited Nations building in Geneva. You cannot see very much, but it is one of those locations that you just have to see. The building is about 2 kilometres from the main train station in Geneva. You can walk,...More

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank danks44
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is a tour you can join when you visit the Geneva UN Building. The guide was super knowledgeable and made the tour a really interesting experience. It is definitely worth a visit!

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank n_b0dy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We easily took public transportation to see the United Nations and it was a good photo opportunity. The day we were there a group of people were protesting so that was interest to view and again see something you see on the news in person....More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 11 September 2019

We have a one hour tour but the guide spoke English only fairly well and the group was too large. She rushed us through in a very unfriendly way. Yes, there was a time limit but she was brash and almost unkind.

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank Ehshelton
Reviewed 10 September 2019 via mobile

Several years ago now, my (now) wife and I visited the UN buildings in Vienna. When we recently found ourselves in Geneva, I was keen to visit its buildings, partly because of the links to the League of Nations. Getting onto a tour is similarly...More

Date of experience: September 2019
2  Thank Professionalwanderer
Reviewed 3 September 2019

Need to get an appointment fr the tour. It is not free. You will need passports to get in. The location to get inside for the tour is around the corner and hard to get to due to construction. One has to walk through the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Karlee Ann S
27 May 2019|
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Response from MartinC209 | Reviewed this property |
The book shop is in the main building that you go into for the tour. Before you can get there you have to buy a ticket and go through fairly rigorous security so you would not be able to get to the shop without being on... More
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Barbara S
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You have to be there early, half an hour before the opening time, so that you have more chances to visit it. When I went there they let go in many people, so even though you can't book the visit, fell sure that you will... More
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24 October 2018|
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Response from kathymDerry_Ireland | Reviewed this property |
possibly at CornavinTrain station. Can't be 100% certain though.
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