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One of the oldest churches in the city, this cathedral is best known for having the largest clock face in Europe.
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St. Peterhofstatt 1, Zurich, Switzerland
Old Town
+41 44 211 25 88
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our tour operator informed that it has the biggest lock in the entire Europe facing all four sides. And it can be seen from anywhere in Zurich city. The mythical story behind this church is interesting and the church building is beautiful.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Movarip
Reviewed 24 October 2018

This amazing building towering over the city with its enormous and old clock, the biggest in all Europe, is amazing, this history that involves create a mystical feeling around it. Another must-see in Zürich

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank christianmadriz1982
Reviewed 13 October 2018

The city of Zurich is very beautiful, and St. Peterskirche helps to reenforce this adjective, granting the certanty of a nice trip

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Paulo L
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Towering over the city, you can not miss this clock. The history and the (myth) behind the story of this church and clock provides interesting talk about this place. Most of the buildings in the city are just near each other. Beautiful place to walk...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 244guillermos
Reviewed 26 September 2018

A walking tour of Zurich, of course, includes a visit to see the clock tower of St Peters Kirche. It is an impressive and dominant site when rounding a corner on one of the small winding streets in the area. It is one of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Larry C
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Until the 20th century,this tower was manned as a fire watch. Inside is very peaceful and quiet. Clock tower can be seen from everywhere in Zurich.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Curious802988
Reviewed 26 August 2018

The tower looks pretty from outside- you could go inside for free and it looked more like a concert hall than a church on the inside.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank B T
Reviewed 22 August 2018

St. Peters is probably most attractive for its clock tower and carved wood inside, but it contains no stained glass, so don't go inside looking for that alone. It is old and majestic though, so for that reason alone it is worth a visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Larry W
Reviewed 18 August 2018

No one was there when I walked in, so I thought I was doing something wrong. it was nice to be able to walk around with no one there and reflect alone. Not very elaborate inside, but has its own beauty with the woodwork and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ApKovach
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Clock's great. Pretty, but very plain. And that's ok. It's on a little hill that is very pretty up there with a couple of old, old restaurants that looked enticing. It's fine if you have the time, because you will spend almost no time there...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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