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Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation)

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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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There is a lot of history behind the reformation wall It is built into the old city walls of Geneva, and the monument's location there is designed to represent the fortifications', and therefore the city of Geneva's, integral importance to the Reformation. It is in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank dansworld000
Reviewed 15 October 2018

I went to Geneva for the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation and had to see the famous wall. I was disappointed to see many people gathered in front of it who had no idea of the events and giants of men that it was...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Rusty v
Reviewed 23 September 2018

This was an important wall we were told by our guide representing the reformation & fortification of the protestant religion in the old city walls. The large statues of the 4 reformers including John Calvin is shown here. Located near the Geneva University grounds ....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Rama1004
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Well of course you could drop the visit here, but if you are interested in learning about Geneva while you are in the city, I think it is a remarkable monument to visit. In my opinion it really portrays very well the impact of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 13 September 2018

If you are in the area and interested in reformation history, this monument represents all the key players. It's a pretty spot in a park setting.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank WestchesterP2
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

when i came to face the wall, it got me to thinking who these people in the wall were. it was only then that i learned about the individuals and events depicted in statues and bas-reliefs. if you happen to visit the University of Geneva,...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank 811irenef
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Definitley worth a look if you are in the area. Explanations in four languages. Pleasant park around with outside chess.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

Defiantly worth a visit could do with more English wording in the description . Not far from the Watch museum .

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Christine28may
Reviewed 23 July 2018

We spent half an hour trying to find this until we walked through the park rather than around it. Very nice sculptures and setting is nice but there is not a lot to it,it’s nice to pass by and try and work out what it...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Colca_12
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Looks great, however there was a lot of people when I visited. Both in the park and around the wall.

Date of experience: August 2017
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