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Paper chases and augmented walks to discover Geneva from a new perspective

Why not make the most of the fine weather to enjoy a walk in Geneva? Several initiatives have been launched at the crossroads of digital technology and local roots with a view to discovering our city off the beaten track and unlock its mysteries by means of apps or QR codes. 

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20,000 tales under the streets with Hypercity

“Read me…”: these words whispered by the boards hanging from the trees invite you to plunge into the stories that fill our streets. With smartphone in hand to scan the QR codes and earphones fitted snugly over your ears to hear the actors’ voices which bring these tales to life, plunge into a blend of real life and the imaginary along the seven circuits laid out around the districts of Geneva.

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vue de la chaise des nations et canards

Ouchui: a paper chase through Geneva

A new, free mobile app called Ouchui has arrived in Geneva: it guides you around the city, as well as around Lancy and Carouge, and offers you the chance to answer riddles about the sites visited. As you proceed, calling on your general knowledge, speed and observation skills, this paper chase will lead participants through different geographic and thematic areas while satisfying your curiosity thanks to numerous anecdotes and historical facts.  

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Acoustic viewpoints: discover urban art set to music

Landscapes to be heard, music to be seen, works to be reinvented: the acoustic viewpoints serve up augmented walks taking in ten works of urban art around Geneva, thanks to a free app based on geopositioning. This app incorporates ten acoustic creations by musicians from the local scene, to be listened to in situ. A smartphone and earphones are all you need to explore the city, enjoying a contemplative experience as you make your way from one site to the next.

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Themed riddles

Several themed games of riddles are organised on a regular basis by Genève pas cher and relayed via our online diary. A fun means of discovering the hidden secrets of our beautiful city while playing detective! 

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Article modifié le 23.02.2021 à 16:01