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Geneva City Guide - Sights to See
Transportation: Buses and trams originate in front of the R.R. Station. A one day pass is available, or tickets from vending machines. Walking is the best way to see Geneva.

Jet d'Eau: This is the trademark of the city, and is a waterspout that drenches the Wings of Angels 460 feet above the lake. It is visible from miles around, and dates from 1891. The mechanics of the fountain are a top secret.

Musee du Petit Palais: Located at 2 Terasse St. Victor. Hours are 10-12, and 2-6. Closed Monday. This museum, located in a 17th century building, houses an interesting collection of the French Impressionists... also, the Pointillists and the Fauvists. Bus #1.

Museum of Art and History: Located at 2 Rue Charles-Galland. Hours 10-5. Closed Monday. Take bus #1, get off Malaguow. A large collection of Van Gogh, Dufy, Chagall, Gauguin, Rouault, Rodin, and Picasso.

Flower Clock: Located in the Jardin Anglais (English Garden), near the left bank of the Bridge of Mont Blanc. The clock is made from 6,300 flowers, and was originally planted in 1955.

Old Town: Located on the left bank... 2000 years of history. See The Town Hall... Cathedral of St. Pierre, from the 10-13th century... Maison Tavel, the oldest house in Geneva... and the Arsenal.

Palais des Nations: This is the former home of the League of Nations. Hours daily 9 - 5:15.

Excursion to Le Saleve Mountain: Take bus #8 to Veyrier.. .walk to Le Pas de I'Echelle. Take the funicular to the top... 6 minutes. You'll have one magnificent view of Geneva. 8:30-10:30. Take your passport... French territory.
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