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Heart of the Old Town

We visited this part of the Old Town after the 400 year house. We liked the mosaic, the sundial... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
TheExploringShoes
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those cannons...

i was surprised to see these big guns at the side of the road while we were strolling down the old... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2018
Irene F
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The cannons are interesting, love the mosaics on the wall representing 3 important moment of Geneva history. Cute restaurant around, Must see in Geneva old town

Thank Kimico1201
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this part of the Old Town after the 400 year house. We liked the mosaic, the sundial, frescos and flags lining the street here. It was clean and lots of people were getting there photos took on the original cannons! Worth a visit...More

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Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

i was surprised to see these big guns at the side of the road while we were strolling down the old town. they were just there for your taking. no entrance fees to pay, no lines to fall in, no special audio tour... free to...More

Thank Irene F
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Just came across these canons while walking around the old town. Nice place for some pictures. Nice mosaics on the walls. I would not make a special trip to see this, but if your in the area, worth a quick stop for 10-15 minutes. In...More

Thank miked3328
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Who doesn't love a photo opportunity with some cannons? Not much else to say other than there weren't many people there, so it was easy to have lots of pictures.

Thank Joules99
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

The area I like the most in my visit to Geneva (and my opinion the only thing really worthy) is the old part of the city and this ancient arsenal is located in the core of the old city. Interesting cannons and a nice stroll

Thank Ricardo B
Reviewed 4 June 2018

Incredibly well-preserved cannons and the mosaic artwork on the walls was eye-opening to the history of Geneva!

Thank Christy C
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Ancient cannons in a typical antic swiss area, Cathedral Saint-Pierre nearby, Maison Tavel and Hotel de Ville to see nearby too. It's impossible to visit Geneva without going there anyway.

Thank Antoine-Alexand... C
Reviewed 22 May 2018

The canons and the background pictures, the first representing Julius Caesar and the Helvetians, are splendid. This is a nice place to visit if you are in Geneva.

Thank journeymaid48
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

We came across these canons as we wandered around Geneva. The canons are very well preserved and the frescos on the wall are also very interesting.

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