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Place Bourg du Four

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This historic town square is situated at the heart of Old Geneva.
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Intersection of rue Verdaine | rue des Chaudronniers, rue Etienne-Dumont, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
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All reviews old city beautiful square watch the world city square pretty square museum of art nice spot pierre cathedral sunny day fountain terrasse stroll switzerland flowers
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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Great place worth a visit, part or the old town and was great to sit and chill outside a bar and watch the world go by.

Thank Karl D
Reviewed 16 September 2017

This little square is possibly the nicest spot in Geneva Old Town. Old houses, nice views from the little side streets, a fountain and plenty of cafes and restaurants make it a nice break from the severe, plain architecture of Old Geneva. Perfect to have...More

1  Thank P E
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Not to be missed, had a pleasant surprise the hidden gems in Geneva as I walked through the old town. Lovely shops and restaurants all around the place.

1  Thank Amma F
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Beautiful square in the old city. Perfect for expresso, beer or meals. I wish I had more time to sit and savor the beautiful ambiance.

Thank A1Nomadic
Reviewed 4 September 2017

This is the city plaza in the old city. It's pleasant, but nothing really special. There are many prettier fountains in European cities, and nice plazas in lots of European cities. It is likely you'll get here, because there are other sites that are nearby,...More

1  Thank dinj
Reviewed 27 August 2017

This is a very popular location in the old part of Geneva above Rive. You can come at it from a number of routes, but it is clear when you arrive as there are a quite a number of places to eat and terraces to...More

1  Thank Neil M
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

As one of the few places around Geneva with some historic character in an old world European sense this square offers good drink and dining options in the heart of Geneva's old city. The square is only a short walk uphill from the lakefront by...More

1  Thank mircrypt
Reviewed 8 August 2017

From the Place Bourg du Four on the compact hill of Geneva one can stroll to various other "places", e.g. with the cathedral, the historic government buildings, the longest bench, the museum of art and history, or downwards to the shopping streets or the lake...More

1  Thank fredv_11
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Good place for lunch time or dinner in old beautiful city. There are many restaurants and cafes at the square.

1  Thank ILONA-World
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Historic fountain near the center of the Old City with cobble stone streets going in several directions amid old buildings housing shops and outdoor cafes. Pretty spot for a walk on a nice day.

1  Thank Gary W
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