Reformation Wall


reformation1Reformation Monument  is a giant wall of 100m long set in the Bastion Park/ Parc des Bastions. In the centre of this wall there are four statues of major Genevan Reformers each 15 ft tall - Guillaume Farel (1489-1565), Jean Calvin (1509-1564), Théodore de Bèze (1513-1605) and John Knox (1513-1572). Behind these statues stands the motto of the Reformation and of Geneva: "Post Tenebras Lux." This was inaugurated in 1909, for the 400th birth anniverasary of John Cavin & 350th anniversary of the Acadamy of Geneva.