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Geneva Sights

Tour de l'Ile

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Updated 10/05/2012

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On the border of the Rive Gauche's Plainpalais and Centre Ville neighborhoods is the lone surviving fragment of a 13th-century castle built by Bishop Aymon de Grandson to protect Geneva from attack via the bridge. The castle was demolished in 1677; this carefully preserved lookout tower now houses the Banque Safdié. It is not open to the public.

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Rue de la Tour-de-l'Ile, Geneva, 1204, Switzerland

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Updated 10/05/2012

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