United Nations Office Overview

The United Nations Office in Geneva is a place where history and diplomacy come together to form a unique intersection. The main goal is for everyone to work together for the good of the world. It is one of the four main places where the UN has offices. Tourists have a unique chance to see the centre of world diplomacy in one of Europe's liveliest cities. UNOG is based in Geneva's beautiful Palace of Nations. It was where the League of Nations' offices were located. This old building is now a symbol of hope and teamwork because it is where important international summits, meetings, and conferences happen to try to solve urgent problems around the world.

The Avenue of Flags at UNOG is where people can walk and see how many countries are united under the UN flag. The colorful banners of member states flutter in the wind. People who come to the Palace can see and interact with displays showing how important UN agencies and organizations are in areas like human rights, food aid, and long-term growth. Adding this to your Switzerland tour packages provides a unique insight into global governance and international relations.

Timings: Open from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM, 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM every day, except on weekends

Entry Fee: CHF 15 / INR 1,100 per person (for guided-tours)

Location: Palais des Nations, 1211 Genève


• Explore the United Nations Office in Geneva's (UNOG) long and important past. The UNOG is a centre for international cooperation and diplomacy.
• Discover the famous Palace of countries, which represents unity and cooperation between countries and is where important decisions for the whole world are made.
• Check out the bright display of national flags along the Avenue of Flags. These flags represent the hopes and dreams of all member states for peace and success.
• Determine how UNOG is making a difference in the world by working to solve important global problems and make people's lives better.
• Experience the lively atmosphere of International Geneva, where many different groups and diplomatic missions work hard to support world peace, safety, and prosperity.

How To Reach

1. By car: Genève (Station) to the UN Office is a 3-minute taxi ride between 16 and 20 Swiss francs.

2. By bus: If you're in Gare Cornavin, take bus number 8 to the Appia stop. This is right next to the UN building in Geneva. It takes about 10 minutes to get there on the bus every 5 minutes. The tickets cost range from SFr 7 to SFr 17.

3. By tram: Genève-Cornavin train station is close to the UN Office. To get there, take tram line 15 to the "Nations" stop and walk to Pregny Gate. This is the best way to get there.

Best Time To Visit

The UN European Headquarters is open during the week all year and on summer Saturdays. 


1. Best Season: The best time to visit the UN Office in Geneva is in the winter, from September to November. 


2. Best Day of the Week: This place is open from morning 10 to noon and afternoon from 2 to 4, Monday through Friday. 


3. Best Time of the Day: Some tourists say that you should get to the United Nations in Geneva by 9:30 AM to avoid crowds. People on the front line can get in between 9:45 AM and 10:00 AM, and you can buy a tour pass after going through security. 

Other Essential Information

  • To get the most out of your time exploring the United Nations Office in Geneva, get there early to avoid crowds.
  • Get more information about the background and meaning of each attraction in UNOG by going on a guided tour.
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended for getting around the large grounds and taking relaxed strolls through the Avenue of Flags and Peace Garden.
  • You can learn more about the UN's humanitarian work and global effect by interacting with exhibits and displays.
  • Spend some time in the Peace Garden to appreciate UNOG's efforts to promote peace and unity.
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Palace of Nations

Palace of Nations

The Palace of Nations is a reminder of how diplomacy and working together with other countries can last for a long time. People from all over the world still meet here to talk and make decisions. This beautiful building was made for the League of Nations after World War I and has seen many important events. Now, the United Nations Office in Geneva (UNOG) lives there. The UNOG is where important international meetings, summits, and talks with delegates worldwide take place. 

Peace Garden

Peace Garden

Through the noise and activity of diplomatic work, the Peace Garden provides a peaceful place to think and reflect. This green space on the large grounds of UNOG invites people to take a moment to think about the ongoing search for peace and understanding between nations. The Peace Garden's sculptures, fountains, and lush greenery make you feel calm and hopeful, and it makes you want to share your hopes for a fairer and more peaceful world.

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