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Geneva, Switzerland

Promenade de la Treille,
a walk along chestnut trees & a 120 meter / 394 foot wooden bench
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Tour de l'Ile,
l'Ile Tower, last remnant of the chateau / castle

constructed: 1219
razed: 1677, all but the tower of the castle was destroyed
rehab: 1897
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*Geneva,
headquarters of the Red Cross and many UN agencies

population: 186,000
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Geneva, Switzerland

Reformation Wall,
100 meter / 328 foot memorial to the 16th century religious right

constructed: 1909
sculptor: Paul Landowski & Henri Bouchard, France
statues' height: 5 meters / 16.4 feet

statues of calvinist in photo: William Farel, (1489-1565) John Calvin (1509-64), Theodore Beza (1519-1605), and John Knox (abt. 1513-72).

  • Last visit to Geneva: Nov 1998
  • Intro Updated Aug 12, 2008
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