Palais des Nations

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This palace built between 1929 and 1936 for the League of Nations has, since 1946, been the second centre of the United Nations, whose headquarters are in New York. One can visit the Assembly Hall, used for plenary sessions, and the Council Chamber, which is decorated with frescoes by José Marià Sert evoking the technological, social and scientific progress of humanity.

Useful information

Address : 

av. de la Paix - portail de Pregny 14

Phone:

+41 22 917 48 96

Price:

12 Fr.

Opening hours

guided tours in English mainly - Jul-Aug: 10am-4pm; Sep-Mar: daily except weekends and Bank Hols 10am-noon, 2pm-4pm; rest of year: 10am-noon, 2pm-4pm - closed Sun and 2nd fortnight Dec

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