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Family Review of Le Jet d'Eau

Away Travel Expert: Christine Loomis
FamilyExpert Rating 3.0 out of 5 Recommended for:
Children of all ages
FamilyExpert Tips & Helpful Hints
  • This iconic symbol of Geneva was once a security valve at the hydraulic factory. Since 1951 it has had its own pumping station to shoot 500 liters of water per second to a height of 140 meters at a speed of 124 miles per hour.
  • It may close in cases of very strong winds.
  • 9,000-watt projectors light the fountain at night.

Address:
Jetée des Eaux Vives
Genève
Switzerland


Visitor Information


Neighborhood: City Centre
The details, dates, and prices mentioned here were accurate at the time of publication.

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