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Things to do in University of Geneva

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
“Promenade des Bastion is about 10min walk and has a playground, chess boards, restaurant, etc. If you’re here over December-January definitely head to Bastion for the amazing Christmas market and ice skating rink!”
  • 70 locals recommend
“Geneva is known as the city of Calvin. Don't miss this monument in the Parc Bastion which pays homage to Geneva's protestant roots.”
  • 9 locals recommend
“For a leisurely Sunday brunch, head to this beautiful Art Déco pavilion located inside Parc des Bastions. Their delicious brunch is pricey, but you won't need to eat for the rest of the day! ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“The Reformation Wall commemorates the significant events and personalities who were pivotal in the reformist movement. The wall is also called the Reformation Monument and the Mur de la Reformation. Geneva has a strong connection with Protestantism and was the hub of Calvinism in the 16th century. The wall was built from 1909 to 1917 in Parc des Bastions, located on the campus of the University of Geneva which John Calvin founded in 1559. The wall stretches for 99.06 meters and is 9.14 meters high.”
  • 14 locals recommend
“Surrounded by a nice parc des Bastions, you must visit the University and Place Neuve, with its Opera House and Conservatory of Music.”
  • 6 locals recommend
“Lovely park with an ice rink in winter and a pleasant cafe (also serves fondue in winter). Otherwise a pleasant walk. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
“Bordant les remparts de la vieille ville, très beau parc dans lequel se trouve la plus vieille Université de la ville (fondée en 1559). De nombreuses animations et concerts y ont lieu durant l'été. agréable pour pic-niquer ou se promener.”
  • 2 locals recommend
  • 1 local recommends
College Auditorium
  • 1 local recommends