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Lovely monastry

This is a beautiful little church built around 1600. There is a little cave and though the church... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2017
John C
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Tralee, Ireland
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This is an outstanding friary, popular for weddings and other Events. Situated on the shores of... read more

Reviewed 20 December 2016
Aviator1943
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Rapperswil, Switzerland
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Aug 25, 2017
“Lovely monastry”
Dec 19, 2016
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Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Rapperswil, Switzerland
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

This is a beautiful little church built around 1600. There is a little cave and though the church has no frills it is very peaceful. It stands on the far side of lake Zurich from the city of Zurich. It is easily reachable by train...More

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Reviewed 20 December 2016

This is an outstanding friary, popular for weddings and other Events. Situated on the shores of Lake of Zurich, reachable by train or in summer by ship. Next to the Rose garden (Rapperswil is also called the "City of Roses). Part of the old town...More

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Reviewed 10 February 2016

The capuchin Friary lies at the very etch of the castel rock. It is still activ and therefore closed to the general public. But the moncs receive guests who want to spend a period of contemplation.

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Reviewed 8 November 2015

I understand there are some lovely interiors but we didn't actually go all the way in. It's not like Disneyland or a lot of homes of historic religious orders where there is a ticket taker and it's obvious what to do. I'm sure they are...More

Thank DaveandChip
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Reviewed 1 September 2015

This is a "must see" sight in Rapperswil if you are a rose fan. The rose gardens have almost every variety you could imagine and probably a few you did not know existed. Just a short walk from the boot docks, the friary' church is...More

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Reviewed 1 August 2015

To get here, you can park your car at the parking lot right by the bridge that crosses lake Zurich. Once you exit the parking lot, there is a tourist information office and they can direct you to the Capuchin Kloster/Friary. There is also a...More

Thank Rik T
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