Geneva, the Reformation Wall
Walking south from the "Place Neuve" and the Opera
House, you come to a nice park called the "Parc des Bastions".
This is another good place to stroll through huge trees and
green lawns. There are many university buildings are around
this park. Expect that some of the many students here will accompany
In this park is also this 100m-long wall called the "Mur
de la Réformation" (or Reformation Wall in plain
English). It is dedicated, among others, to the four major Genevan
reformers: Jean Calvin, the father of the reform; Guillaume
Farel, the first to introduce the Reform in Geneva; Théodore
de Bèze, successor of Calvin; and John Knox, founder
of Scottish Presbyterianism. Along this wall there are many
other bas reliefs depicting scenes from Protestant history.
"Post Tenebras Lux" --After the Darkness, Light.