I visited Geneva on several different days during my sojourn in Switzerland, but primarily on 27 July (to see the old town and museums) and 23 August 2021 (to visit CERN).


Jet d’Eau, the 140-meter tall water fountain in Geneva.
Fontaine des Quatre-Saisons (“Fountain of the Four Seasons”), found in the Jardin Anglais (“English Garden”) in Geneva.
Canon and murals at the Archives d’État de Genève.
St. Pierre Cathedral in Geneva; construction began in 1160 AD, but the facade was not built until the 18th-century AD.
Nave of St. Pierre Cathedral.
Rose window inside St. Pierre Cathedral.
Organ inside St. Pierre Cathedral.
Looking at the Jet d’Eau from the bell tower at St. Pierre Cathedral.
View of Lake Geneva from St. Pierre Cathedral.
Place du Bourg-de-Four, Geneva’s oldest square.
Part of the Reformation Wall, which honors Protestant reformers; depicted from left to right: William Farel, John Calvin, Theodore Beza, and John Knox.
Grand Théâtre de Genève, an opera house built in 1879 AD.
Immeuble Clarté, an apartment building designed by Le Corbusier and his cousin, Pierre Jeanneret (1932 AD).
Musée d’Art et d’Histoire; built in 1910 AD, it contains the majority of Geneva’s art treasures from ancient to modern times.
Portrait of Akhenaton, from the 28th Dynasty (ca. 1364-1347 BC).
Portion from the Egyptian ‘Book of the Dead’ (ca. 342-300 BC).
Ancient mirror from the Kerma culture in Sudan, dated to around 2450-2050 BC.
Oenochoe, an Ancient Greek wine pourer, from around 460 BC.
Ancient Corinthian helmet (ca. 650 BC).
Roman fresco depicting a gazelle, from the 1st-century BC.
Amphorae for olive oil (with the flat bottoms) and wine (with the spiked bottoms), ranging in dates from the 1st-century BC to the 4th-century AD.
Bust of Augustus Caesar.
The Missorium (a commemorative plate) of Valentinien I.
Swords from the 14th-century AD.
Circular shield from around 1555-1560 AD.
Amour that once belonged to Francois Brunaulieu (early 17th-century AD).
‘The Adoration of the Magi’ by Konrad Witz (1444 AD).
‘The Triumph of David’ by Andrea Vaccaro (ca. 1645-1650 AD).
‘The Baptism of Clorinda’ by Francis Danby (1831 AD).
‘The Death of Socrates’ by François-Xavier Fabre (1802 AD).
‘The Olympic Games’ by Jean-Pierre Saint-Ours (1790 AD).
‘Monte Rosa’ by Alexandre Calame (1843 AD).
‘Geneva. View from the Countryside with the Petit Salève on the Horizon’ by Camille Corot (1852 AD).
‘Wheat Field with Auvers in the Background’ by Vincent Van Gogh (1890 AD).
‘Lake Thun with Symmetrical Reflection’ by Ferdinand Hodler (1905 AD).
‘Orpheus Butchered by the Maenads’ by Félix Vallotton (1914 AD).
‘The Glass Ball’ by Augusto Giacometti (1910 AD).
‘Young Convalescent’ by Alexandre Perrier (1889 AD).
‘Portrait of a Woman in Black’ by Amedeo Modigliani (1917 AD).
‘Le Lesteur’ by Henri Edmond Cross (1906 AD).
Flags sticking out of the Pont du Mont-Blanc.
Brunswick Monument, which commemorates the life of Charles II, Duke of Brunswick (1804–1873 AD), who bequeathed his fortune to Geneva in exchange for a monument to be built in his honor.
Looking toward the central part of Geneva from Quai du Mont-Blanc.
The Savoie, a Belle Epoque paddle steamboat commissioned in 1914 AD, departing Geneva and heading to Yvoire, France.
Headquarters of the World Trade Organization (WTO), one of the most powerful organizations on Earth.
Palace of Nations, built between 1929 and 1938 AD to function as the headquarters of the League of Nations, it now serves as a United Nations Office in Geneva; the flags represent all UN members.
Headquarters of the International Committee of the Red Cross in Geneva.
Red Cross records from World War I.
Rue de Lausanne.
The Globe of Science and Innovation at CERN (“Conseil européen pour la recherche nucléaire”), with flags of partner nations.
Map showing the layout of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) near Geneva Airport; the LHC is 27 kilometers in circumference, located in France and Switzerland.
Display showcasing what the inside of a section of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) tube looks like.
The Synchrocyclotron, the first particle accelerator used at CERN, which became operational in 1957 AD.
26-ton Big European Bubble Chamber (BEBC), which was filled with 30 cubic meters of liquefied gas to record interactions between elementary particles.
25-ton Gargamelle bubble chamber; filled with 18-tons of heavy liquid, it was used to record interactions of neutrinos and led to the discovery of the “neutral current” in 1973 AD.
Wire chamber that was part of the UA1 experiment at CERN.
Looking inside a wire chamber that was part of the UA1 experiment in 1983 AD that led to the discovery of W and Z particles.

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