Wonderful building, beautiful paintings and sculptures, the visit is very well presented and explains process and history of the UN. A must if you are in Geneve.
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When in Geneva it is worth to see this and the area arround which includes the broken chair monument and the red cross museum. The Brokenchair monument in front of the building is articulate and rightly depicts the plight of people affected by landmines.I could...More
Whatever you think about UNO, 1) the inside is to be visited (guided tours in En and Fr), 2) it will enlighten you. Gorgeous views of the lake, somptuous architecture and interior design. Elegant, serious and warm at the same time. Humbling.
I went on the off-chance (armed with my passport) and was happy to be able to get myself on to a guided tour. I arrived just before 11am for the 12pm tour. The guide was very well informed, spoke clearly and answered questions from the...More
A working headquarter of UN. Guided tour in different languages. Have your passport with you. The tour was slightly less than 2 hours and very well organised. Enjoyed it and highly recommend it.
I'm so glad I visited, you get a great insight into the work of the UN and get to see an impressive set of historic and atmospheric buildings overlooking the lake. It's a working site so you have to pass through airport style security (passports...More
Get there early! It opens at 10 am. We arrived at 10:40 and was assigned a tour at 12 pm. We passed through security and showed our passports. We spent the next hour waiting but saw gift shop and restrooms. It was worth the wait...More
Tours are scheduled during the day and come with your passport/identification. Where to get the tour is confusing--it isn't at the front gate but up the street to the left as you are facing the flags in front. Go up the street to another gate...More