Jet d'Eau fountain.
The port waters of Lake Geneva are the location of the main attraction of Geneva - Jet d'Eau fountain, which literally means "water jet" (Jet d'Eau) . Originally, the fountain was a safety hydropower valve. Today, it has become a symbol of Geneva. Previously, the water in the fountain did not rise so high, however, after the installation of a special pump in 1951, every second 500l of water rise to a height of 140m at a speed of 200 km/h. In the evening, the fountain is lit beautifully, attracting many tourists and locals.
If you walk along Quai du General-Guisan Boulevard , which stretches along the lake, you can see another landmark of Geneva - Flower Clock (L'Horloge Fleurie), located on edge of English Garden. These watches are made from thousands of flowers. They are a kind of tribute to the watch industry of Geneva. Several times a year the floral arrangement is updated according to the current season.
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