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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)
“lake geneva” (146 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 2 days ago via mobile

Even if it's not the most amazing thing about Genève it's a spot that you have to see. It's good cause you can enjoy it for free and the best it's during the feu d'artifice Genève.

Thank Madeleine D
Reviewed 2 days ago

I know it's only water but we went to the end of the jetty on a windy day and to feel the spray of such a powerful water energy was quite sublime. It looks amazing & we were lucky enough to get out on the...More

Thank kaz c
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Not much to do other than observe. It's iconic of Geneva. But pleasing on the eye. Sit by the lake, have a glass or two of wine, and enjoy!

Thank David R
Reviewed 2 days ago

Had read about this Geneva landmark and true to the name the fountain "Jet D Eau" is breath taking and mesmerizing. The beautiful view fro a distance becomes more interesting as you go up close. The beautiful fountain turns in to a powerful gush of...More

Thank jathavale
Reviewed 4 days ago

What a great landmark ... no matter what time of the day, what weather ...I just love watching this fabulous water fountain ... and also from the plane it is just great to see !

Thank Matthias F
Reviewed 4 days ago

Lake Geneva the only good thing is to see the non stop fountain which is good. Not the best cause it's only in one end corner of the lake, but still impressive for first timers.

Thank Anand S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nice to walk along the lake side and see the jet which can also be seen from the aeroplane as you fly into Geneva during the day.

Thank Anna D
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

One can see the jet from a lot of points in the city. You know you are in geneva, which in itself is a rather unpersonal town, when you can see the Jet, and that's Nice. It is not spectacular as fountain but the height...More

Thank diana56
Reviewed 1 week ago

I mean really? It's just a powerful water pump that relieves some of the pressure in the city water lines or something like that. Most pictures don't do it justice. It really shoots up quite high. Visible from almost anywhere in Geneva. It is out...More

Thank Averagejoe001
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's good for a one time visit but there's no point going to the lake just to see it, but if you are by the lake having a picnic or something it's nice

Thank Kayyan E
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11 February 2015|
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Response from SnuffyNomad | Reviewed this property |
Yes, only closed in high wind to avoid spray drift. 💨💦