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Wasserkirche

Limmatquai 31, Zurich, Switzerland
+41 44 261 66 19
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One of many in Zurich

There are a lot of Churches in Zurich, they are all well worth the visit. We went with a tour group... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2017
arpegiator
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Pretoria, South Africa
Church right on the river

We were so fortunate to be in Zurich during the Zuri Fest - which happens only every 3 years. This... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2016
Nancy C
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Limmatquai 31, Zurich, Switzerland
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Reviewed 31 March 2017

There are a lot of Churches in Zurich, they are all well worth the visit. We went with a tour group and was told interesting facts about the Church and design of it.

1  Thank arpegiator
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We were so fortunate to be in Zurich during the Zuri Fest - which happens only every 3 years. This church is right on the river (Hence Wasserkirche i.e.: water church) and we were able to watch a person on a tight rope and other...More

Thank Nancy C
Reviewed 22 June 2016

The Wasserkirche is a church built on a small island in the Limmat, situated between the two main churches of medieval Zürich, the Grossmünster and the Fraumünster, at the Limmatquai and the Münsterbrücke. It seems likely that the original building was used for cult meetings....More

1  Thank R K
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Wasserkirche(=Water Church) is located right next to River Limmat. Easy to reach when you are walking along River Side towards Lake Zürich and Tram Stop right there too. On one side of the Church you can find famous Zwingli Statue

Thank Halkidis
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Worth to visit if you want to experience the Zwingli / Lutherian spirit. Church is very focused on telling the word - with ist little interior there are only few other to focus on. Also nice, if you can hear a concert.

1  Thank WalterKuhn
Reviewed 13 November 2015

There was a reviewer complaining about their erratic opening, true but hey, they are not claiming to be a tourist attraction, nevertheless this church is essential in the understanding of Zurich history and even important as a judicial artifact. There is place of memorizing the...More

Thank Rudolf S
Reviewed 15 October 2015

This is an almost hidden part of Zurichs history. Possibly because they damaged so much during the reformation and are a little embarassed... Zurichs original island church is not easy to find but worth taking a look at particularly in the crypt (on the right...More

1  Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 30 September 2015

Water church was nice on the day I visited and people were helpful during the trip it seemed all was great to visit this site!

Thank KevinSChina
Reviewed 19 September 2015

Quite a small Church - and very modern on the inside. The stained glass Windows by Giacometti are very dark. When we were here the it was raining and then it was very difficult to see any details which is a shame. Not much else...More

Thank EllenChr
Reviewed 27 August 2015

Having just walked the Niederhof and found the Grossmunster closed at 11:30Am on a Sunday , we were especially disappointed when we found the Wasserkirche closed as well. We witnessed any number of folks trying to get into the church only to find the doors...More

Thank jaybeeFL
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