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The Geneva Water Fountain

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Originally a simple security valve at the Coulouvrenière hydraulic factory. In 1891, transferred to the "Rade", to become a major tourist attraction. In 1951, provided with an autonomous pumping station, propelling 500 liters of water per second to 140 meters at 200 km per hour
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Genève, GE 1207

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Valérie
Valérie
May 09, 2019
Reaching 140 metres in height, the Jet d'Eau has over time become a real emblem of Geneva. The beautiful tale of the famous Jet d'Eau of Geneva is almost the result of coincidence. In 1886, the hydraulic plant which distributed the driving force of the Rhône to the craftsmen and watchmakers of…
Ricardo
Ricardo
February 05, 2019
The Jet d'eau. You can access to it by foot and almost touch it!
Viktor
Viktor
November 29, 2018
You see this on almost all pictures of Geneva so why not in person:-)) and it is free!
Erica
Erica
November 27, 2018
Walk along the jet d'eau for all it's beauty and lots of action during the summer months
Rebecca
Rebecca
July 05, 2018
Check our the impressive Jet d'Eau, an enormous water fountain in Lake Geneva that spouts water 140m into the air. While you are there you can rent a paddleboat to see the jet from another angle. Its about 14 CHF for half an hour on a 4 person paddleboat. See the more the prices and more boat…