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Place de Neuve

One of the main squares of Geneva, Place de Neuve, meaning New Place, is recgnized for it's fountain and statue of general Guillaume-Henri Dufour on the horse.

Place de Neuve used to be execution place in the past, which was strongly fought against by Henri Dunaut and others, who eventually established Red Cross. As a memory, Henri Dunaut's sculpture is displayed at the norh-east side of the square, right by the fortification walls.

Square is bordered by many important buildings: Rath Museum, Grand Theatre and Musical Conservatory. Square is than encircled by main entrance into Bastions Park.

Square is located between the Old Town and Plaine de Plainpalais.

This is the great place to start a tour through the Old Town.

Trams 12, 18 and bus 36 stop here.

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