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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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Beautiful views of Zürich from the top of the bell tower. Not much of note inside the cathedral really. Just the standard stained glass windows and the like but the view from the top is enough to warrant a visit. 5 swiss francs for a...More
I have seen enough ornate European churches to last a lifetime, but will still often pop in for a peak, particularly if it has an interesting history. In this case, the attraction was the legend that Grossmunster was built on the graves of the city's...More
The Zurich landmark is also worth a visit. Not just because of the church, but also because of the views over the rooftops of the old town and lake, as well as out to the Alpine summits on the horizon.
I had no idea what to expect entering the church and thought we were just looking around, but paid the 5 frank to climb the viewing tower and was so glad to make the effort (even though timing was a little tight with the church...More
The Cathedral, built during the 13th century features a Romanesque style and is topped by two twin towers. The interior though mostly unadorned, features classic Romanesque-styled architecture. Below ground level, there is the medieval crypt holding a medieval statue of Charlemagne, believed to be the...More
We found Grossmunster church while walking in Zurich. We walked up a large flight of stairs to find it as there were a large number of people coming down. Unfortunately the reason so many people were leaving was that the church was closing for a...More
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.