The Reformation Wall

Geneva

Tunnel 1

Tunnel 1

Tunnel 2

Tunnel 2

Tunnel 3

Tunnel 3

Tunnel 4

Tunnel 4

La Terrasse

La Terrasse

Route des Jeunes, Les Acacias, en direction de Carouge

Route des Jeunes, Les Acacias, en direction de Carouge

Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva, Switzerland

A1 - Dir Perly

A1 - Dir Perly

A1 - Perly

A1 - Perly

Route de Meyrin

Route de Meyrin

A1 - Meyrin dir. Lausanne

A1 - Meyrin dir. Lausanne

Pont de la Machine

Pont de la Machine

Genève City

Genève City

Built into the old city walls of Geneva, the Reformation Wall overlooks the Parc des Bastions. Just a stone’s throw from the magnificent Place de Neuve in an exceptionally beautiful setting, the major figures of the Protestant Reformation are depicted as giant statues and bas-reliefs.

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The imposing Reformation Wall stands in the Parc des Bastions, portraying the major figures of the Reformation in the form of huge statues and bas-reliefs. At the centre are John Calvin, William Farel, Théodore de Bèze and John Knox. At the sides are those who spread the Reformation throughout Europe. Engraved in the wall, the motto of Geneva “Post Tenebras Lux” (After darkness, light) is a core phrase of Calvinist philosophy. At the park’s exit lies the Place de Neuve with its buildings dedicated to art and culture.

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