Palais des Nations, Genève, Geneva

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Government Building · Landmark
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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  • Unfortunately due to Covid, this was not open although we could stand outside the barriers and take photos. There is a tour you can take but this was suspended due to Covid. Worth a visit but check....  more »
  • It was good to be able to pass by this area, The Palais des Nations Symbol of Geneva, capital of peace. This building was built between 1929 and 1936 and located at the heart of the Parc de l'Arian...  more »
  • The UN House is well positioned for international conferences. Offers a wide range of cultural and historic information. A good site to visit when in Geneva.
  • It's an amazing place where the whole world converges to find a community Human in the best interest of all humanity. The former President of Ireland and the Human Rights Council in Geneva amazingly championing Human Rights to this day is commendable!

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