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Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation)

Parc des Bastions, Geneva 1200, Switzerland
+41 22 418 20 00
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This 60-foot stone wall was built in 1909 to commemorate Geneva's vital role in the Protestant Reformation.
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Parc des Bastions, Geneva 1200, Switzerland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The monument is situated in a small valley below the old part of Geneva. Its size is impressive. It is actually a long high wall which you can walk along, look at the giant statues of reformation heroes and read about their work. You can...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Built into the Old City Wall, the Reformation Wall is a short history lesson on the relationship between Geneva and the Protestant Reformation. Geneva itself was the center of Calvinism, and most of the figures depicted on the wall are Calvinists. Even though the inscriptions...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What great and historical Wall - make sure you see it with someone who knows the history. Unfortunately when we were there they were erecting a rather large stage in front of it.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We happened on this by chance on our first day in Geneva and were impressed by the sheer scale of it. It appears to well maintained with no graffiti. It is interesting and was surprised by how much of what was there I knew about...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2018

Happened across this. Huge wall of history in repect of the reformation. Knew some of the people, keen to findout more about the other statues.

Thank Mark T
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

It's just a park and the stone work of this monument is hardly breathtaking. We had a guide so we heard the whole story. Without the guide . . . . .

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Reviewed 20 March 2018

Viewed this attraction on the same day as visiting Geneva cathedral. Beautifully crafted and amazing detail. Worth a look.

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Reviewed 25 February 2018

This is worth a visit if you have any interest in religious history or just big statues. It features several participants in the Protestant Reformation along with quotes. It's in a nice park where you can also do some ice skating or watch an oversized...More

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Reviewed 1 February 2018

Contemplate these reformers as they took their message across Europe. A fabulous location just a short walk from the old town.

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Reviewed 23 January 2018

The Reformation Wall Monument honors historic figures involved in the Protestant Reformation. The monument sits in a park on the grounds of Geneva University. The four main figures who were all Calvinists, include John Calvin, William Farel, Theodore Beza and John Knox, are quite large....More

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