Its just few minutes walk outside the Geneva central train station.
Jet d’eau is a fountain of lake water as high as 450 feet in the air. On a clear day you can see the Mont-Blanc.
The lakeside has beautiful flowerbeds and and just across the street you can see impressive buildings. There are swans, ducks and diving birds on the lake with a hundreds of brightly colored sailing boats.
On the right bank, there is Brunswick Monument which contains the tomb of Charles II, Duke of Brunswick. Charles left his fortune to the city of Geneva, with the condition that the city place him in a replica of Verona?s Scaligeri Mausoleum.
Crossing the Mont-Blanc bridge towards the left bank, you can see the Jardin anglais ( English Garden). Here you will find the famous flower clock, a reflection of Geneva’s preoccupation with watchmaking, and the National Monument which commemorates Geneva’s joining the rest of Switzerland in 1815.