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“A Big Fountain”
Review of Jet d'Eau

Jet d'Eau
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Chamonix Day Trip and Geneva city tour
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Geneva and Annecy Tour With Optional Lake Geneva Cruise
Ranked #3 of 153 things to do in Geneva
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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.
Les Praz-de-Chamonix, France
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“A Big Fountain”
Reviewed 30 August 2014

There is really not a lot to say about the jet d'eau except that it goes very high, well very very high and being set against a wonderful lake backdrop is spectacular and worth seeing.

Visited July 2014
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“Fun”
Reviewed 28 August 2014

This is a strange concept - just a very strong jet of water shooting into the sky, but is worth a visit. You can walk right upto around 3-4 feet of it, and the walk on a narrow path and the shower of water all around you is quite fun. Having said that, they could probably spruce up the immediate surroundings a little more.

Visited August 2014
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Istanbul, Turkey
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“Get splashed”
Reviewed 28 August 2014

This fountain is the symbol of Geneva. They say its engines pump water to the height of 140 meters. If you want to see it from a short distance then you will take the risk of getting splashed.

Visited July 2014
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Divonne-les-Bains, France
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“Jet d'eau is just a star”
Reviewed 28 August 2014

Can be seen from many vantage points around the lakeside and mountains.

Just spectacular

Suggest youbeat at the Gitana Resturant which has perfect views of the fountain all year round.

Visited June 2014
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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“A living sculpture”
Reviewed 27 August 2014

It is a gigantic water fountain in the middle of the lake in Geneva. It is visible from many places in the City and during the night it is illuminated and of course beautiful. It is a living water sculpture that is unique symbol of Geneva!!

Visited August 2014
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