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From the cathedral, follow rue Otto-Barblan to rue de Puits St. Pierre. Here stands the city’s oldest private house, Maison Tavel, which contains the Museum of Ancient Geneva, with its fascinating model of 19th-century Geneva on the third floor. Up the hill, a 17th-century former arsenal has mosaic tableaus depicting scenes from Geneva’s history.

amanmehta 1 year ago

From the cathedral, follow rue Otto-Barblan to rue de Puits St. Pierre. Here stands the city’s oldest private house, Maison Tavel, which contains the Museum of Ancient Geneva, with its fascinating model of 19th-century Geneva on the third floor. Up the hill, a 17th-century former arsenal has mosaic tableaus depicting scenes from Geneva’s history.

amanmehta 4 years ago

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