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“View of the jet d'eau from the hotel room”
Review of Jet d'Eau

Jet d'Eau
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Owner description: Geneva's most prominent landmark, this tremendous fountain is located in Lake Geneva in the city's downtown area.
Reviewed 18 June 2014

A nice way to wake up in the morning and see the jet d'eau out the bedroom window of the Hotel de la Paix.

Thank Krenkren
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Reviewed 17 June 2014

You must walk to the Jet d'Eau... don't tell people you have been to Geneva if you did not get yourself wet here! Best to go in summer.. with the cool breeze ... PERFECT!

Thank Chiffonie W
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Reviewed 16 June 2014

We were looking forward to visiting this attraction but sadly it was out of order or something. We hovered around here for about 2 hours hoping to see some action from it but nothing unfortunately. No signs either, so was a bit of a let down

Thank Geoff W
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Reviewed 16 June 2014

Ok, so it's a big jet of water shooting up very high into the air, but it catches the eye and is an attractive novelty when you're sitting lakeside!

Thank Howellsey
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Reviewed 13 June 2014

This is not an attraction for those with a keen sense of health and safety, for which no consideration seems to have been made, but it is great fun.

The water jet is omnipresent in Geneva, and seems a fitting landmark in the absence of any other grand structures, but amazingly it is possible to walk right up to it with no access control or charge!

Access is by a narrow causeway (with no railings) with a slight drop to a marina walkway on one side, and a rather more significant drop into water and boulders on the other side. This walkway becomes busy at times and will be wet the closer you get to the jet. The fountain itself is built on a promontory about two-thirds along the causeway, so it is possible to walk beyond the jet to the far end. Be warned that approaching the spout from either side is liable to get you extremely wet with even slight changes in wind direction. This is the main attraction as no useful pictures can be had from close-up.

Leave the camera in a waterproof case, supervise children and have fun!

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