Getting to the Palais des Nations

A symbol of international Geneva, the Palais de Nations houses the United Nations Office.

Located in one of the city's most prestigious parks, it is home to many global governance bodies in the areas of promoting respect for human rights, humanitarian assistance, disarmament, economy and development, science or technology.

You can easily get to the Palais des Nations by bus. Discover all the information you need to plan your visit with ease.

The Palais des Nations, between peace and freedom

The Palais des Nations is the most important center of the United Nations after the headquarters in New York.

It welcomes hundreds of thousands of visitors each year.

Indeed, the Palais opens its doors daily for rich and exciting guided tours!
The opportunity to go behind the scenes of one of the largest international organizations.

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Guided tour - Palais des Nations

Enter the secret spaces of the Palais des Nations with Genève Tourisme.

An hour of guided tour behind the scenes of one of the largest international organizations, anyone?

A little history

The Palais des Nations was built between 1929 and 1936 within the Ariana park in Geneva. Since 1966, it has housed the European headquarters of the United Nations and is the largest UN center after New York, the headquarters.

Each year, more than 25,000 delegates are welcomed and numerous works of art are exhibited. Visits are very popular. The Palais des Nations receives more than 100,000 visitors each year.


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