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Schtroumph Buildings

rue Louis- Favre 23-29, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
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Fun to walk around

This architecture is so interesting to see and to walk through. Such a fun way for building and... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2017
Nicholas P
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Cape Coral, Florida
Fun Gaudi-like Architecture

We stumbled upon these buildings in our search for a restaurant. We ended up eating right across... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2017
staylonger
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Sausalito, CA
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These oddly colorful buildings were named for the Smurfs cartoon characters.
  • Excellent19%
  • Very good41%
  • Average28%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible10%
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“grottes” (3 reviews)
“smurf” (2 reviews)
“gaudi” (6 reviews)
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rue Louis- Favre 23-29, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

This architecture is so interesting to see and to walk through. Such a fun way for building and design

Thank Nicholas P
Reviewed 29 May 2017

We stumbled upon these buildings in our search for a restaurant. We ended up eating right across the street. Lots of fun to look at. Since we didn't know how much of a landmark this was we marveled a the cool decks, took pics and...More

Thank staylonger
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

It is kinda a fun building hidden in middle of Geneva. I am not sure why it's called Schtroumph building but it's worth to have a look at.

Thank Paulina_Bali
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Its very unique and worth the visit. You need at least 30 min to fully grasp the size of the place. Would visit again

1  Thank Agm G
Reviewed 5 August 2016

We stayed in Geneva for a couple of days and saw that we were only a short distance from the Grottes district and the Smurf buildings. As a frequent visitor to Barcelona, I thoroughly enjoyed my visit to these Gaudi inspired public housing. Don't just...More

Thank Bohnjarton
Reviewed 2 June 2016

How on earth did they get the go ahead to build this monstrosity is anyone's guess... absolutely zero architectural interest and a curse places on the neighbours as values must have plummeted hard after this awful building was built.

Thank genevatopreviewer
Reviewed 13 May 2016

At first, I just ignored them--weird buildings, who cares?--but if you are in Geneva for longer than a couple of days, head here to take in some different sights. The architects were inspired by Gaudi, with his natural forms and no right angles. From the...More

3  Thank Letterpress
Reviewed 3 February 2016

I have always been interested in architecture and buildings either classically beautiful or ones which are different. These buildings, there's a few in a cluster, more commonly known as the 'Smurf Buildings', are certainly different and probably in this period of time far from classical....More

3  Thank SteveJacksonnufc
Reviewed 17 April 2015 via mobile

There are a few interesting buildings to see here - they are located in a avery quiet place. There's also a coffee/ tea house in the area, but other than that there's not much to do there.

1  Thank DomnicaJecan
Reviewed 22 September 2014 via mobile

I find these strange looking buildings quite ugly. It would be a waste of time to go out of one's way to see them.

1  Thank Coellum
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