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Palais des Nations

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14, Avenue de la Paix, Geneva 1211, Switzerland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It is a very important place to see . In the middle you will see broken chair which means is so important and sadly. You will some art in this area

Thank sema b
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I read on the website the UN tour queue opened at 2pm in the afternoon for the 2.30 and 4pm tours. I arrived at 2pm and after an hour queueing was informed they had no space. And around 60 of us were turned away.

Thank GelatoGin
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Long queue as expected. A old man from UK with his grand daughter was swearing all the time. He even tried to push one lady in front. Very embarrassing. What s the point for him to come to UN? The rest is ok. Nice to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

it was already dark and getting there on a tight schedule was a feat in itself. touring the UN office was not in my itinerary. just seeing its facade and being able to pose for posterity was already enough. i know there’s still a lot...More

Thank Irene F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The guided tour was filled with just enough information to be really interesting. It’s disappointing to not be free to wander the grounds but the import of the work the UN does is not lost on visitors. An inspiring tour!

Thank Jenni15
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived about 45 mins before the start of the 2pm tour and there was already a small queue. 30 mins later and the queue was massive. Yet the security guards and staff handled the whole process smoothly and we were soon through security, registration...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised how much I enjoyed the tour. We saw the different parts of the building and three of the major conference rooms. It’s only open certain hours and days so make sure you check the schedule.

Thank shortjewish
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not one for museums etc but a trip to the UN is a must. The guided tour is exceptional and well worth the cost and time. A chance to get a look inside somewhere you normally only see on the news

Thank The_Belmores
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To take the public tour, I had to line up behind crowds of people. I was looking forward to the tour since the UN is considered one of the highlights of Geneva. But the tour was almost entirely of conference rooms inside the Palais, and...More

Thank cerulean2018
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Palais des Nations was the most memorable sight in Geneva during my stay. Before our trip I read on Tripadvidor that an early arrival is strongly recommended, however we could participate the last guided tour at the afternoon. I think we did not wait too...More

Thank BarbaraS8095
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Kayla R
20 June 2017|
Response from KW-Melbourne |
Hello, visited yesterday 21-Jun. Entry can take a while if there are groups entering also. There are two lines - groups and individuals, but only a single security check line so when the group goes through (5 people at a... More
Kayla R
20 June 2017|
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Response from H P | Reviewed this property |
It depends a bit on how many tourists turn up on the day, but in my experience it wasn't hard to get on one. 3 of us arrived around half an hour before the first tour and got in fine - it seemed to run more frequently than... More
28 May 2017|
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Response from harpreeth | Reviewed this property |
yes Flags are always up if its close you can take the pic from outside .