Port-Noir

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Marina like harbor situated at the end of Quai Gustave-Ador and the begin of the Quai de Cologny in Geneva.

Here you can see the statue La Brise (the breeze) which was sculpted by Henry Koenig in 1939.[1]

This is a location of historical and symbolic importance. It was here that on the 1st June 1814 two Swiss contingents - Soleure and Fribourg - landed. This event lead to the integration of Geneva into the Swiss confederation (19th of May 1815).

  1. ^ "Quai Gustave-Ador". Webpage of the canton of Geneva. Retrieved 17 April 2009. 

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