Geneva is one of the finest cities in the world, so if you’re thinking about holidaying there this year, let’s take a look at some of the attractions you simply can’t miss.
Place de Neuve
The Place de Neuve is home to the famous Rath Museum and Grand theatre, and is the best place to begin your cultural walking tour. The Grand Theatre is the city’s Opera House, a majestic building dating back to 1876, destroyed by a fire in 1951, and reopened after extensive refurbishment in 1962.
The Rath Museum was the first solely dedicated to Fine Arts in the whole of Switzerland and displays large temporary exhibitions, in conjunction with Geneva’s Art and History Museum. The square is dominated by the central statue honouring General Henri Dufour, Switzerland’s national hero, and is overlooked by picturesque aristocratic houses and the imposing high walls and buildings of the old town.Continue Reading…