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Water Fountains (Jet d'Eau)

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If you’ve seen a panoramic view of Geneva you’ve most likely seen the huge lake Water Fountains, or Jet d’Eau, with its commanding position at the point where the River Rhône empties into Lake Geneva. It started life in the 19th century as a humble safety valve for a hydraulic installation, but is now the city’s foremost symbol.

With every second, some 130 gallons of water are propelled at 125 miles an hour to a maximum height of 150 yards (that's 500 liters at 200 km/h reaching 140 meters). The water shoots into the air before descending in a graceful fan shape back down to the lake, but its exact destination is determined by the strength and direction of the wind. In the warmer months, the fountain is lit during the evening until 11 o’clock.

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Stadstour en boottocht door Genève

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Ga mee op een tour door Genève en zie het beste van deze kosmopolitische Zwitserse stad per touringcar, tram en boot! Met een deskundige gids bij de hand ...  Meer info

  • Locatie: Genève, Zwitserland
  • Duur: 3 uur 30 minuten
  • Taal: Engels
Van USD 67,72