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Giant Chess Boards

promenade des Bastions 1, Geneva 1205, Switzerland
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the place is just amazing ! you can play with your mates chess, but there is also a gigantic "go... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Yohan B
Annemasse, France
Nice little park

Like much of Europe this park has monuments and history. It is nothing special in that sense of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Nicholas P
Cape Coral, Florida
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promenade des Bastions 1, Geneva 1205, Switzerland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

the place is just amazing ! you can play with your mates chess, but there is also a gigantic "go" game !!! yes ! a "go" game !!! you should go if you have time to play a little bit, this is a great place...More

Thank Yohan B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Like much of Europe this park has monuments and history. It is nothing special in that sense of being truly unique or different. However, it is a nice quite area to relax and enjoy a game of chess.

Thank Nicholas P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had fun playing chess with the giant chess board. The park is very nice and great to spend some time there.

Thank ParisJuly2011
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This isn't something you see everyday. I've only seen giant chess boards in movies. It was pretty cool to be walking through the park to see people playing with these items.

Thank Miranda C
Reviewed 12 June 2017

The concept of giant chess and draughts boards and other board games on the ground is a great activity on a good summer day.

Thank RHM63
Reviewed 2 May 2017

I was amazed to see people actually having a game of chess and checkers on these giant chess boards! My little one enjoyed rearranging the pieces and standing next to them as they were about his height. There is a playground and a cafe next...More

Thank missa704
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Is it really something that we can consider an attraction? Anyway , if you get into the park ( parks are beautiful in Geneva) you can see and play with the giant chessboard.

Thank Miss Chantal S
Reviewed 2 March 2017

This is in a very pleasant park area which in February had an ice ring alongside the giant chess boards. The grounds also have the the famous Reformation Wall which was built to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the birth of John Calvin

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 26 February 2017

There is something about this open space that makes it very attractive. Seeing kids and their parents or friends playing giant chess or checkers in this open space made me want to play again. Just a very pleasant place to be on a weekend.

Thank DCNike
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Lots of men were having a game of chess there, especially crowded on a Sunday. We could see them deeply engrossed, thinking , plotting how to outwit their challenger. Other men gathered around to witness the duel. We as tourists took photos, pretending to have...More

Thank GAN L
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