The world's grandest luxurious accommodations 44 the Beau Rivage in Geneva DW Documentary

With this sequence, we journey to the world’s most legendary Grand Lodges. From the American Colony Lodge in Jerusalem to Le Bristol in Paris and Das Adlon in Berlin, every enchants with its magnificence, historical past and interesting tales of well-known guests.

Now, we pay a go to to the Beau-Rivage, in Geneva. With its beautiful view of Lake Geneva, the lodge has attracted actors from Roger Moore to Angelina Jolie, and performed host to political luminaries like Kofi Annan, Charles de Gaulle and the Dalai Lama.

Political historical past has been made right here, too: In 1898, the Empress “Sisi” of Austria was stabbed to demise by an anarchist on the Beau-Rivage. Almost 100 years later, in 1987, the German politician Uwe Barschel was found lifeless right here, in a tub.

Household-run for generations, the lodge is spectacular not only for its measurement, but in addition for its discretion. Now, director Jacques Mayer makes use of interviews, archival movie and barely seen images to vividly chronicle a few of the most fateful years of the Beau-Rivage.

Legendary accommodations (4-part sequence):
Le Bristol in Paris –
The American Colony Lodge in Jerusalem –
The Adlon in Berlin –
The Beau-Rivage in Geneva –

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