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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
+41 22 418 20 00
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Located in a park is this wall with many sculptures of people instrumental in the Protestant Reformation. There are 4 large sculptures, including Calvin and several smaller ones.

Thank LLiv-NewJersey
Reviewed 1 week ago

The wall is a memorial and a celebration of the Protestant reformation in Switzerland and throughout Europe, with the four main statues celebrating the founders of Calvinism and the bas-reliefs and smaller statues to the left and right commemorating key historical facts and men of...More

Thank P E
Reviewed 1 week ago

The International Monument to the Reformation known as the Reformation Wall honors many of the main individuals, events, and documents of the Protestant Reformation by depicting them in statues and bas-reliefs.

Thank LarryErickson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a great piece of art. Very nice wall with sculptures of main persons of Reformation. It is located in a beautiful park. It's probably not a must-see, though.

Thank Tadas V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The park is full of entertaining statues and art exhibits explained both in English and French. The carvings in stone are interesting but lack much explanation. There is also oversized chess and checkers boards open for play.

Thank Travels-of-AJ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm not a big reader of Christian Protestant history, but I could still appreciate getting to see the lineup of people who had helped transform an entire continent of religious thinking. The one thing that helps this monument is that's situated inside a large, beautiful...More

Thank Jason D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We wouldn't have gone if it was not on the way to another destination. It is just like the pictures. Unless the Reformation is something very meaningful to you, I don't see any reason to go out of the way to see it.

Thank dinj
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very impressive in a cute park - with free restrooms. Probably requires reading a little bit about Geneva history first. Worth investing twenty minutes to read the inscriptions. Located next to the old city.

Thank onetireddude
Reviewed 22 August 2017

The reformation wall is a must to see once in Geneva. It is situated in a very nice park close to one of the University buildings where you can have a pick nick or a lunch or dinner in the restaurant in the park that...More

Thank 219olga
Reviewed 19 August 2017

This was not far from the Cathedral, and was well worth making the effort to find. A wonderfully done monument remembering the pillars of the Reformed Christian Faith. Thankful to get to see this in person.

Thank Jason W
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