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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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  • Very good45%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
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Parc des Bastions, Geneva 1200, Switzerland
+41 22 418 20 00
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Reviewed 3 May 2016

If you're into the Reformation, then take a few minutes to check out this wall and read the inscriptions.

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Reviewed 1 May 2016

This huge wall with murals depicting various episodes in the Protestant Reformation is breathtaking. Only a historian can fully appreciate all the imagery and inscriptions on the wall. There are a few inscriptions in English, but most of it is understandably in French, so it...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2016

When I visited the place, I liked the way the statues were made to mark the history and it is great monument to be at

Thank ZaimJee
Reviewed 28 April 2016

I visited Geneva for work in 2000 and whilst there went to the reformation wall. If you are interested in the reformation movement and its founding fathers then this monument is a must see.

Thank stuartonthemove
Reviewed 21 April 2016

If you are not an historian, then I suggest that you go see it with a guide, to better understand the significance of this wall. You can look at all the men (and only the men!) who were part of the Reformation. Actually, there is...More

Thank Hel D
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

While the monument is not very special unless you have a special interest in the history of Reformation and the leaders in Reformation, the wall is located in a nice park which is worth a visit.

Thank JKWD
Reviewed 16 April 2016

Nothing spectacular, but if you are out and about, it is worth the short walk to see it. The park it self is nice and makes for a nice walk

Thank EddieA1
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

I reccomend researching the history and purpose of the wall before viewing to appreciate it more. It's very large and impressive.

Thank Abby K
Reviewed 6 April 2016

In my opinion, this attraction is much overrated. It is located in a quiet park, a short walk from the city centre. I would not go out of my way to see it again.

Thank Bones6t
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

This wall was built to commemorate many of the key events, documents, and leaders of the Protestant reform movement. The wall does this thru statues and bas relief. The wall is part of the University of Geneva of which John Calvin was a founder. The...More

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