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“Having lived here for some time, I still don't get bored going here for food or just a drink with people watching”

Place Bourg du Four
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US$108.13*
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Geneva and Annecy Tour With Optional Lake Geneva Cruise
Ranked #13 of 162 things to do in Geneva
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Owner description: This historic town square is situated at the heart of Old Geneva.
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 have drinks and coffee. I do love sitting around here seeing the wildlife of Geneva roll past (people).

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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 the Jardin Anglais. Most any afternoon or evening in the year you can grab a table and order up a good beer or a coffee and lift snacks from the bar and cafe right in front of the fountain. Restaurants are facing the square and down adjoining streets so if you are in discussion as to where to grab dinner or meeting friends ahead of a meal this is a great place to get together.

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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 or the Rhone river. Plenty of restaurants and cafés are tempting, as are the boutiques and galleries that one discovers while strolling at a relaxed rate. You can also enjoy sipping a drink outside a restaurant on sunny days at the Place Bourg du Four while watching the people passing by.

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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.

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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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