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Geneva is a rich and beautiful city, and is one of the world's cities with the highest quality of life, so you'll find a ton of stuff to do in Geneva. It has a well-preserved old town, with trams and pedestrian streets, numerous parks, museums, and a broad cultural heritage. One of the first things to see in Geneva is the Jet d'Eau, the 140 meter-high water fountain located on the shore of Lake Lemán.

In the center you'll find more Geneva attractions like with the Cathedral St-Pierre, built in the 12th and 13th centuries. One of the best things to do in Geneva is to climb the cathedral's tower and enjoy a panoramic view of the city. You'll have a wonderful vantage point over some of the best places to visit in Geneva, like the Monument to the Reformers, also known as Reformation Wall, which stands at the Parc des Bastions, the house where Jean-Jacques Rousseau was born, and the Palace of the United Nations. These are definitely Geneva activities of great importance, and are popular for both tourists and locals.

Other attractions in Geneva's old town include the Place du Bourg-de-Four, considered the oldest square in the city, along with lake shore walks, abundant parks, and alleys full of lively shops. One of the best preserved ancient streets is the Grand-Rue. And if you're wondering what to do in Geneva to relax, there's nothing better than taking a relaxing stroll around Lake Geneva, where you can enjoy castles and stately homes, incredible landscapes and mountains that can only be seen from the boat.

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