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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%
  • Poor3%
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Parc des Bastions, Geneva 1200, Switzerland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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.

Thank Robert J T
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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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Reviewed 20 January 2018

This park is beautiful all year round, and quite close to the centre and Plainpalais. Among its manicured borders you will meet students and locals out for a stroll. It belongs to the University, founded by a leading reform advocate in fact. Then you are...More

Thank Xeni25
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Reviewed 14 January 2018

Geneva is not a city with a ton of things to do as a tourist. That is the only way that a site like this can crawl up the list of things to do.

Thank allval
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

A place of historic importance, bringing together the statues of great reformers of the 16th century. Calvin leads the pack, and John Knox is also among the main four. As for the others, there are different nationalities represented. The Dutch will be pleased to see...More

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Reviewed 28 December 2017

So this place could be better with a little information booth, an online resource, or brochures handy to tell visitors wanting more information about all the old dead white men on the wall.

Thank Benjamin B
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