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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.
Parc des Bastions, Geneva 1200, Switzerland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Inside the "Promenade des Bastions", you will see it on the side. Very easy to rech through public transport (Place de Neuve) or on foot!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sandymc2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

located in the nice parc des bastions with its beautiful trees. this wall has historical value. You can see the statutes of the main characters of the reformation. the ones who started the protestant religion. then you can easily walk to the old town.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 12, 2018

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
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Reviewed October 15, 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 September 22, 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
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Reviewed September 16, 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 September 12, 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
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Reviewed September 9, 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 Nielioan
Reviewed August 28, 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 August 27, 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
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