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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
+41 22 418 20 00
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Reviewed yesterday

If you're religiously inclined, this monument has statues of the main proponents of the reform church movement. Lovely park surrounds this monument.

Thank OneWayVancouver
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this having been to the Reformation Museum which is walking distance away. I would recommend doing the reformation trail. The museum is quite detailed with original writings etc. Would be very useful for students who are studying that period in history.

Thank 12Pud
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The wall is impressive to see. However what makes the visit worth it is the surrounding park. It is not crowded and lots of grass space to sit, have a picnic and just relax. We were there with our 1 year old and she loved...More

Thank Mankoosha
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Réformation Wall is also something to visit, also beause it means so much for the protection of Reformation in Europe and USA. A part of the wall is very old (XVI ) and the statues are of: Guillaume FAREL Ge, Jean CALVIN Ge, Théodore...More

Thank di Crollalanza S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Erected in 1909 to mark the 400th anniversary of the birth of Jean Calvin, the monument is a 330-foot long wall featuring 16-foot high statues of the four leaders of The Reformation: Guillaume Farel, Jean Calvin, Theodore de Beze and John Knox. The figures are...More

Thank CJW913
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Much larger in real life! Good photo opportunities. Very popular with tourists so choose visit time carefully. Situated in a park area which is also worth exploring.

Thank Sharon C
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

It's a great monument with big statues devoted to the Protestant Reformators who had a big role in Geneva's history. All history facts can be found on the net, but I just want to say that is a great monument. It's located under the old...More

Thank Milan R
Reviewed 5 March 2017

I am a Catholic religion teacher and so it is a must for me to visit this monumental reformation wall where one can find the four great reformists in history. Beside the four huge statues is the statue of the original reformist Martin Luther. This...More

Thank beth_sale22
Reviewed 2 March 2017

The Parc des Bastions is part of the University grounds. So it is highly appropriate that the 4 five metre tall statues of William Farel, John Calvin, Theodore Beza and John Knox should be located here. These statues are flanked by two sets of 3...More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I went to this place to know a bit more about the major characters of Christian Reformation. Opposite to it is a wonderful park. A must see :)

Thank Wathiq H
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