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It's amazing that this fountain jet has been a Genevan landmark since the 19th century. While there is no specific place to enjoy it, the jet provides a central landmark for the Lake Geneva lakefront. We observed it from a bus tour.
Our city guide told us the jet came from when factories used to use hydro power on the river and when they closed at night and turned off the pipes, the reverse pressure would send jets up into the air in the river. Eventually they...More
The Jet d’Eau is located in Geneva harbour on Lake Geneva in Switzerland. This water fountain shoots a spray of water a 140 metres into the air. This is the iconic image of Geneva and one which all the tourists just have to have a...More
DAYTIME WE SAW A RAINBOW TRU THE WATER JET AT NIGHT it turns in colour red blue and other . you can see it from the hotel rooms and bar of the Kempski hotel and other places around leman lake also all cruises pass beside...More
A natural magnet for all near the lake, the 140m water jet dominates the eye when anywhere near it
The facts and history were interesting
A change in the wind direction was amusing as those on the walkway got a bit wet