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Les Grottes Neighbourhood


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Steeped in History

Geneva is a city that never ceases to amaze you. Underneath the cosmopolitan appearance and full of foreigners who work in official positions, exist a handful of hidden places that you can discover. This time, what I found most surprising was the Les Grottes district (actual translation is the grottoes, caves). A neighborhood steeped in history which became something of a bastion of bohemians and artists in the city for several decades, even harboring a significant amount of hippies. Currently, it very impressive with its amazing constructions. Full of Gaudi curves, of colors, unimaginable shapes ...

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The Smurfs Quarter

Across the railroad tracks and breaking with Geneva's exquisite architecture, we found this colorful neighborhood, with different buildings, graffiti, spiral staircases and Gaudí style columns. For architecture lovers, and even for those who aren't, the entire neighborhood calls your attention. It has its own medical center, school, theater, etc. and definitely is an architectural style icon "The Smurfs".


Nice place to enjoy a beer with friends


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