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This 12th-century cathedral has both historical and architectural significance: Ulrich Zwingli led an important sect of the Reformation from here in the early 1500s, and the cathedral's twin towers serve as perhaps the most recognizable landmarks in...more
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Grossmunsterplatz, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
Old Town
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As a Reformed Church it is very plain but very peaceful to spend a few moments in contemplation and prayer. The main Church is free to visit but you can pay to climb one of the towers and is worth the charge, a not too...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Stuart S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is of course beautiful and good church, but cannot compare with great cathedrals of other European cities. I could not go inside as it was crowded and there was a big queue.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Movarip
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must see of history buffs, but also for art buffs who like unusual stain glass windows. The agate windows are amazing!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank hma225
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When we arrived there,there was a large group of musicians there playing with their instruments and practicing for their concerts.nice and calm

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 570arminh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The inside of the church was strict ‘no pictures’. And quite honestly, Compared to European catholic cathedrals, there wasn’t much to look at inside this ‘reformation church”. The hike up to the top was narrow and we had wait several minutes to come down due...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank OutdoorsCO
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A lot of people were waiting to go and visit inside and apparently one man was standing and saying that its closed for a concert. Come back next day!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SLooser
Reviewed 24 October 2018

This beautiful church, with those twin towers, is an amazing spot in Zürich, with a lot of history behind it, all around the protestant reform, makes of this old church, one of the most iconic buildings in Zürich.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank christianmadriz1982
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Grossmünster is the most important religious building, in fact it is the cathedral, located in the city of Zurich. The facade is very beautiful and you can see it from a lot of parts of the city. It has two towers and it is located...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank AlbertSalichs
Reviewed 19 October 2018

We try to visit but it was colsed, however it's a great monument and a perfect spot to take a selfie. It´s near the canal so a nice panorama view such is on a high level.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

This is one of the three main churches in the Old Town area of Zürich. It is interesting to explore inside and holds a beautiful, fully operational organ. The main draw for most visitors will be the observation deck on one of the towers. If...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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27 July 2018|
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Response from Debbie3403 | Reviewed this property |
We did not do a tour. We walked around ourselves including walking up to top for great views of Zurich. How long it will take to walk up to the top of one of the lookouts depends on how many people are there a5 the same time.
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28 June 2018|
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Response from Vitaly_Bikboulatov | Reviewed this property |
No backpacks checking.