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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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  • Average19%
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Parc des Bastions, Geneva 1200, Switzerland
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Reviewed 5 January 2016

If you are interested in the Reformation, a must see. The park itself is great for kids (playground and giant chess pieces) in summer and in winter there is often a skating rink

1  Thank Trys S
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Take the tram and visit it if you haven't gone before. It's in a small park as well which is worth a look. The flee market isn't far from here if you're there on certain days (a few stops from there).

Thank Mohd H
Reviewed 30 December 2015

Must see if you are interested in Geneva and its history. Those 4 thinkers paved the way for some religious mini-revolution

Thank paulandre1984
Reviewed 25 December 2015

This is not quite Mount Rushmore but a shy, Swiss attempt at standing behind its founding fathers. Intimidating in size and sobriety, you should not leave the city before seeing it.

Thank SophieT68
Reviewed 20 December 2015

This monumental wall of more than 100 meters in length was constructed in 1917 and commemorates the leaders of the Reformation in Geneva, Farel, Calvin, Beze and Knox. The non ornamental quality of the monument was deliberate and in keeping with the philosophy of the...More

Thank KLE2013
Reviewed 16 December 2015

Nobody has to feel obliged to stop and to know in deep detail everything, but to go to the Reformation Wall just to take a photo of it is a pity. Its story and everything you can learn is much more than what many people...More

Thank Alberto J
Reviewed 14 November 2015

The reformation Wall is in the Parc Des Bastions, a very beautiful park. The wall is very well taken and a landmark of a history chance! Must do for history lovers.

Thank Marcelo P
Reviewed 10 November 2015

This was a little hard to find, as we were up in the Old town after visiting the cathedral, and our map told us we were very close to it but what we didn't realise was it was directly underneath us. After walking down the...More

Thank Amber T
Reviewed 8 November 2015

Beautifully maintained and nested in one of the most beautiful parks in Geneva, the Parc des Bastions, this is a must visit when in Geneva.

3  Thank genevatopreviewer
Reviewed 2 November 2015 via mobile

I am not a particularly religious person but I enjoyed looking at this wall due to the sheer scale and importance of what it commemorates. I however cannot read half the stuff on there because there are several languages of reformation on there and I...More

Thank sophie9709
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