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Geneva is a world-renowned destination for shopping — so get ready to be tempted! Forbes Travel Guide editors suggest you start your shopping adventure on the Rue du Rhône, which is the Champs-Elysées or Fifth Avenue of Switzerland. Whether you’re planning to do serious shopping or just window-shopping, you’ll find every luxury brands that you can imagine. For a change of pace, the artsy quarter Carouge, is a great area to find unique boutiques and artists’ creations. Antique aficionados will find what many intriguing shops to browse in the Old Town along the windy streets near St. Peter’s Cathedral. Bargain hunters will love Geneva’s biggest outdoor flea market located in Plainpalais, situated near the city center. And, if you really want to shop like many Genevans, cross the border to France for more affordable prices on most things.