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Place Bourg du Four

Intersection of rue Verdaine | rue des Chaudronniers, rue Etienne-Dumont, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
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This historic town square is situated at the heart of Old Geneva.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good43%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Intersection of rue Verdaine | rue des Chaudronniers, rue Etienne-Dumont, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As one of the few places around Geneva with some historic character in an old world European sense this square offers good drink and dining options in the heart of Geneva's old city. The square is only a short walk uphill from the lakefront by...More

Thank mircrypt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the Place Bourg du Four on the compact hill of Geneva one can stroll to various other "places", e.g. with the cathedral, the historic government buildings, the longest bench, the museum of art and history, or downwards to the shopping streets or the lake...More

Thank fredv_11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good place for lunch time or dinner in old beautiful city. There are many restaurants and cafes at the square.

Thank Илона Р
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Historic fountain near the center of the Old City with cobble stone streets going in several directions amid old buildings housing shops and outdoor cafes. Pretty spot for a walk on a nice day.

Thank Gary W
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

This is a pretty square in a nice section of Geneva. Nice outdoor eating and people watching. High end shopping all around.

Thank greconj
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Food was delicious and filling. The atmosphere was great, and it was the perfect place to relax and sit back.

Thank Nicholas P
Reviewed 3 July 2017

My brother travels to Switzerland at least once a year, every year. He said he did not like Geneva because it is too new, with boxy 1960s architecture. Clearly, he has not spent time in the older part of the city, in a pleasant bustling...More

Thank Pamela L
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Wonderful place for photographs or an evening meal. It is centrally located in the historic part of the city. As you wind your way through the area stop for a meal or drink, and people watching!

Thank Lynn1950
Reviewed 27 June 2017

If you are visiting the part of old town of Geneva, do not forget to stop at this plaza. It is a nice place to stop to have a coffe, beer or snack.

Thank Fernando Robert... A
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Always busy, always plenty if places to eat and drink. Great place to watch the world go by or just reflect how quickly your CHF disappeared since you arrived in GVA. Any season this place is worth stopping by.

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