Palais des Nations, Genève, Geneva

4.3
Take a tour of the European home of the United Nations, the monumental Palais des Nations, Genève, which houses a large collection of public art and serves as one of the world's major centers of diplomacy. Built in the 1930s for the now-defunct League of Nations, the classically designed compound hosts thousands of global conferences and smaller meetings, welcoming 25,000 delegates each year. Take the guided tour to see the enormous assembly hall, ornate council chamber, and surrounding landscaped gardens, which offer fine views of the nearby Alps. Security is always tight here, so make your tour reservations well in advance and prepare to show your passport at the entrance. To visit Palais des Nations, Genève and get the most from your holiday in Geneva, create itinerary details personal to you using our Geneva day trip tool .
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  • Ah Nice to see where the UN headquarters is, but really, there's nothing much. It's more of a tourist spot and that's it.
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  • The outside of this building is impressive with all the flags. For sure get a photo there. I waited more than 30 min in line, so get there early. Bring a passport and be prepared to go thru a security...  more »
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  • A great place to get an intense impression of the UNITED NATIONS' glory, history, tremendous efforts and achievements for humanity - despite all those denying or neglecting that... highly recommend the guided tours !
  • An altogether superb experience wherein the seat of world power can be experienced in a beautiful surrounding. Some peaceful demonstration was going on and that added to the whole feel of the place. Felt great to see so many countries and different cultures coming together at one place. Definitely recommend and coming back again :)
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