Historical monuments, modern art installations, famous landmarks of monumental type.
Swiss artist Jean Tinguely walled a small fountain with black asphalt and, inside, he built mechanical figurines that look like they are playing in the water; these figures are actually operated by the low-voltage current. Like the mime artists, actors, and dancers who previously performed on the stage that originally…View more
The sculpture Helvetia auf Reisen ("Helvetia Travels") has been sitting on the bridge pillar on the lower Rhine path for around 40 years and looks wearily at the Rhine. The creator of the sculpture is Bettina Eichin. Born in Bern, she has had a studio directly on the other side…View more
The Reformation Wall is situated in an exceptionally beautiful park, close to the elegant Place de Neuve in Geneva. The most prominent Protestant reformers in Europe are honoured with four giant statues, a constant reminder of Geneva’s important role in religious history. The giant wall (325 feet long, 30 feet…View more
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