Grossmunster

Grossmunster, Zurich: Address, Phone Number, Grossmunster Reviews: 4/5

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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 modern Zürich.
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Neighbourhood: Old Town
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Jan M
524 contributions
One of Zurich landmarks
Jun 2021 • Solo
If you are passing by this iconic Zurich landmark do come in. You may be lucky to enjoy some organs performance. Yes, the interior is plain but if you buy admittance and climb to the tower you may enjoy amazing views of the city and the lake.
Written 23 July 2021
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StevenKolsteren
Groningen, The Netherlands128 contributions
Stained glass by Sigmar Polke
Jul 2021
The church itself, near the Opera, looks cold and gray on the outside, the real gems are the stained glass windows inside, by German artist Sigmar Polke. Great! In contrast to the Fraumunster opposite the water, where they charge you 5 francs to see the Chagall windows, this one is completely free. They don't realize Polke is a famous artist as well. There are excellent postcards for sale. Forget Chagall, admire Polke!
Written 21 July 2021
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Ogi0
Sofia, Bulgaria15,224 contributions
gothic cathedral
Sep 2020
Medieval gothic cathedral, inside is not very interesting. Most of the stained glass windows have been replaced by modern ones. Admission is free.The building itself is one of the symbols of the city.
Written 26 September 2020
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Alessandro F
Milan, Italy25,148 contributions
The twin towers of Zurigo
Sep 2020
The twin towers of the Grossmunster are regarded as perhaps the most recognized landmarck of the city.
This beatifull church was built in 1220 and the towers in 1492.
The style of this architecture is the Romanesque, a style of medieval Europe
The internal is a good gothic design
Written 16 September 2020
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Tanderups
Aarhus, Denmark1,786 contributions
Nice church but lack the charm
Jul 2020
Grossmunster is a beautiful three towered protestant church close to Limmat and Alstadt. The name means "Great Minister" and it is a part of the four main churches in Zürich. Its twin towers are among the most recognized landmarks in the city and the church can be dated back to 11th or 12th century. In the crypt there are a sculpture of Karl the Great.
Written 16 July 2020
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Crush1980
London, UK19 contributions
You must to visit if you are in Zurich
Jun 2019
We came to explore the city of Zurich. It is a great a city with lots of history. Grossmunster is a must. Beautiful.
Written 6 April 2020
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Joy
Reading, UK24 contributions
Climb to the top
Jun 2019
This lovely Gothic building has great views over the city. Beware if you are a nervous person, that the stairs up to the top are very well trodden wooden slates which twist around. The last bit is an upright 8 rung ladder up through a hatch. But it is worth the climb for the stunning views - especially if you choose a clear blue skied day.
Written 5 April 2020
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Pattamc
Wellington, New Zealand32 contributions
A church
Mar 2020 • Couples
Not much to say. We walked around, took photo and went inside but they don't allow to take photo. To me the decor is quite plain with few stained glass. Worth visiting as it is one of the Zurich attractions.
Written 11 March 2020
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jarenillas
Zurich, Switzerland93 contributions
Good place to visit
Jan 2020
This place is quiet famous in Zürich, it lays in the old town of zurich between Bellevue. Before you come to this place you will pass a bridge which looking at the lake of zurich with a nice scenery of the mountains. Inside the building its very nice. Its worth to visit the place when you visit switzerland,
Written 18 February 2020
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iTravel_experiences
east coast158 contributions
Zurich’s landmark & center of the Reformation
Jul 2019
It was closed, so we didn't get to go in. But I think it would have been very educational to learn about the reformation
Written 12 February 2020
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