We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

St Mauritius Church

Marktgasse 4, Appenzell 9050, Switzerland
+41 71 787 14 91
Website
Share
Save
Review Highlights
Church with graves

This was one of the two spots recommended by the tourism office to visit in Zermatt. This little... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2018
Viaj a
,
Prague, Czech Republic
via mobile
Beautiful church in beautiful city

This church is a place to stop and visit while walking through the old town of Appenzell. The... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2018
Dr-Ing-Dchen
,
Rapid City
Read all 54 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good48%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“interior” (5 reviews)
“ceiling” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
LOCATION
Marktgasse 4, Appenzell 9050, Switzerland
CONTACT
Website
+41 71 787 14 91
Write a ReviewReviews (54)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"beautiful town"
in 2 reviews
"interior"
in 5 reviews
"ceiling"
in 3 reviews
"frescoes"
in 3 reviews
"features"
in 2 reviews
"balcony"
in 2 reviews
"sitter"
in 2 reviews
"st"
in 5 reviews
"corner"
in 2 reviews
"switzerland"
in 3 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 24 reviews

Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

This was one of the two spots recommended by the tourism office to visit in Zermatt. This little city os easily walkable using its main street, and this church is in my point of view a good place to visit. It has a beautiful architecture...More

Thank Viaj a
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 17 March 2018

This church is a place to stop and visit while walking through the old town of Appenzell. The cemetery is also a quiet place to walk and enjoy the view over the river and rest of the city. Worth a stop!

Thank Dr-Ing-Dchen
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

I love this place. It's in the village where my in laws live, so we visit Appenzell several times a year for more than 20 years now. Whatever the season, I visit the Church. It's fantastic and apart from an impressive building in its own...More

Thank Tim D
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 20 July 2017

The Church of Saint Mauritius is located in the Northeast corner of Appenzell next to the River Sitter. The building originates from around 1069. During its history 4 churches have been built on the site with each church being larger than the original. Most of...More

Thank Tilley T
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Such a beautiful church, even if you are non religious or of another faith this is such a stunning place to visit. The architecture was amazing and wall and ceiling paintings so interesting.

Thank Eileen98
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Located next to the Sitter River, the current church is a blend of a Gothic church (1488-1512), and more recent 19th century construction. Outrageous in splendor, the interior overwhelms the senses with stained glass windows, deep rich paintings, an elaborated gold-covered main altar, dark marble...More

Thank CJW913
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 23 April 2017

It was perfect going inside from the cold and snowy weather You have access to the balcony and lower level area Perfect church for the Appenzell - the view of the Alps from the front steps both left and rifght

Thank r0ger68
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 1 February 2017

The St. Mauritius Church is indeed the highlight of the Appenzell town! On the inside, you have intricate murals, stained glass paintings and a dome like no other! The carvings are indeed intricate and the interiors are quite serene.

Thank CorporateProphet
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 23 December 2016

St Mauritius Church, in Appenzell (population est 6,000 2016) is a stunning beauty within a gem of a city. The stained glass, ornate alter, and fresco painted ceilings are awe inspiring. This is a must see during any trip to Switzerland.

Thank MJCorreia
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

A place to give thanks! As with all churches the insides and outsides are all different. The statues and the frescoes are beautiful, and the gold accents reminded me of churches in Russia. The pictures do it justice.

Thank woodmister
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 16 hotels in Appenzell
Hotel Traube
22 reviews
.04 miles away
Hotel Lowen
38 reviews
.05 miles away
Krone Hotel
3 reviews
.05 miles away
Hotel Hecht Appenzell
154 reviews
.07 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Gass 17
143 reviews
.06 miles away
Restaurant Schafli
5 reviews
.96 miles away
Hotel Appenzell
81 reviews
.08 miles away
Gasthaus Linde Appenzell
51 reviews
.10 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Appenzeller Bahnen
116 reviews
.20 miles away
Appenzeller Bier, Brauerei Locher AG
60 reviews
.13 miles away
Museum Appenzell
48 reviews
.05 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from St Mauritius Church staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
;