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“Zurich - St Peterskirche” 5 of 5 bubbles
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St. Peterskirche
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Zurich Old Town Walking Tour
Ranked #18 of 207 things to do in Zurich
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Owner description: One of the oldest churches in the city, this cathedral is best known for having the largest clock face in Europe.
Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Zurich - St Peterskirche”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2012

Free entry. Surrounded by pretty, historic laneways/houses. Tower features largest clock-face in Europe. Best place to take photos of this church are from tower in nearby Grossmunster church.

Visited February 2012
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“See the clock that has the biggest face in the world”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2012

and it keeps brilliant time along with every other clock you will see in Switzerland. No photos allowed inside but postcards available of all the important aspects of the church. There is a lovely prayerful experience to be had there even for a short visit and break from the shopping

Visited January 2012
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Interesting to visit if you're in the neighborhood”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2012

Parts of the church date from the 9th century but most of the current structure is from the 14th and 18th. The interior is Romanesque and Baroque, and as a Protestant church there's very little adornment. It's an easy stroll from the Banhofstrasse or if you're visiting the Lindenhof hill overlooking the Limma river. Do check opening times if you're keen to see the interior as it has irregular visiting hours.

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Ridgefield, CT
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“Lovely church in a nice part of town”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2011

Loved the location and the ambiance. I always try to visit the churches in old towns

Visited October 2011
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Zurich, Switzerland
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“A nice surprise”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2011

You'll have to do some effort to find this church. Although the big clock is a perfect orientation point. The outside is rather interesting, but the inside is even better. Remember that it's still a church. But definitely one worth a visit when you're in Zurich.

Visited November 2011
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