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Place Bourg du Four

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This historic town square is situated at the heart of Old Geneva.
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Intersection of rue Verdaine | rue des Chaudronniers, rue Etienne-Dumont, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This square is easily accessible once you have crossed the park from the Place Neuve. It retains a charming sense of old Geneva - charming shops, bars and restaurants. Also so close to the cathedral and the museum of the Reformation.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jules H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A short walk from St Pierre Cathedral, this attractive square in the Old Town is lined with appealing bars and cafes with terraces. There are also benches to sit and enjoy people watching.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank lonewolf44
Reviewed 12 February 2019

Not only is it an important intersection it also leads up to rue de l`hotel de ville and the cathedral st pierre. It is worth purchasing a guidebook for the old town because there are so many old and interesting places to be seen.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank thegrumpycook
Reviewed 26 December 2018

The cosmopolitan City of Geneva has a well preserved picturesque old town testimony to its 2,000-year-old history. By stepping onto the cobbled stone streets we were kind of instantly transported back in time. After the stop we had at the 12th-century St Pierre Cathedral with...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile

Simple small square in the old town with restaurants n a fountain. Nice place to walk by and explore the old town.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Naturetravel9
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Pretty little square with lots of cafes. Great for people watching. There's discreet public toilets in/under the square.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank martytc2014
Reviewed 7 August 2018

When i first visited Europe about 15 years ago, the first place i wandered around in ,was around this place. And the place has remained the same on subsequent visits. There is a little chocolate shop here which i have come to, many times. I...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank shanil178
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

This is one of the best-known public squares in old Geneva. Plenty of restaurants nearby help generate steady crowds throughout the day. It’s a nice place to walk through on your way to another place in the old city, but there isn’t all that much...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank AlexB10499
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Whilst exploring Geneva, we were very pleased with the Old Town. It was our favourite place, alongside the lake. Here you can find water fountains, an array of coffee houses and restaurants, quirky little buildings and a wealth of history. Well worth a visit, allow...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank TheExploringShoes
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Sit and sip an aperol spritz - orange drink with aperol and proseco with a desk of soda - in summer. Refreshing drink and have it here in Old Town or down by the lake or in Carouge. This is life at its best. Oh...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Paul J
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