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St. Peterskirche

St. Peterhofstatt 1, Zurich, Switzerland
+41 44 211 25 88
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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.
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good50%
  • Average17%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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St. Peterhofstatt 1, Zurich, Switzerland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Persons interested in architecture, religion, and history would likely enjoy a visit to St. Peterskirche, another Protestant church in Zurich. It is not far from the Fraumunster. Most impressive is the steeple’s clock face, which has a diameter of 8.7 meters, the largest church clock...More

Thank CJTravelerTexas
Reviewed 11 October 2017

This church and it's huge clock are visable from nearly everywhere in Zurich. The outside outshines the inside.

Thank TroubadourBCN
Reviewed 10 October 2017

its the architecture that is interesting here. the inside is rather elegant with a chandelier and columns.

Thank wokabaut
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

We have seen this church from the outside but did not visit it. Impressive is the big clock on the tower.

Thank LiefhebberD
Reviewed 24 September 2017

On our way to the Lidenhofplatz, we visited the 3rd of the main churches of Zurich. St Peter’s church is easily recognizable because of its huge clock. The clock face measures 8.7 meters in diameter. From ground level, it does not appear this huge. After...More

Thank GreenThumb331
Reviewed 15 September 2017

I'm not sure this church is a "must do", certainly not compared to other intricately detailed cathedrals that dot the Swiss / European landscape.

Thank JCW703
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We happened to arrived when a choir did an impromptu song. Made our day. It's free and well worth a visit. For every minute the large hand of the clock moves 45cm on the diameter. Inside the church has good proportions and some amazing wooden...More

Thank carronbrae
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Well worth visiting, for the peaceful calm interior, note photographs not permitted inside. A simple plain interior beautiful stained glass windows and impressive pipe organ.

Thank JohnHWBirmingham
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Sankt Peter is claiming to sport the largest dial of a church or spire clock in Europe; of course our British friends cannot let this small triumph be in our hands, they claim that Big Bens clock in London may sport a dial with some...More

1  Thank Rudolf S
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

When we arrived we could not get in as services were going on. However we waited and were glad we did. The beautiful openness and wood were wonderful to see. The tolling of the bells was fantastic.

Thank motheroftwokids
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