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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
All reviews twin towers beautiful church worth the climb bronze doors great views from the tower stained glass small fee old church no photos allowed worth a visit the river swiss francs sunny day crypt charlemagne polke agate
Lovely church, and a great landmark that can be seen from afar. Lovely inside, slightly boring crypt, great statues of Zwingli outside, and lovely wooden doors (depicting important biblical women). Worth a stop, for sure!
Like any reformation church, this one is quite bare. However the views from the tower are wonderful! The crypt was also less exciting than other we've been in across Europe. Free to enter, pay to go up the tower.
The Grossmunster makes up part of the Protesant diocese in Zurich. It is right across the Limmat River from the Fraumunster and esily reached by the bridge that literally connects both churches. You will recognize it by the majestic twin towers as you cross the...More
This along with fraumunster , wonderful history beautiful architecture and history . An Abby run by the two daughters of king Ludwig .. I might be getting this mixed up with Fraumunster but they are both beautiful .
We reached here during our Zurich Old Town Walking Tour. The church has got a lot of historical significance. Entry is free in the church, but to to go on top of towers one has to pay 5 CHF. The towers are the tallest structure...More
The church is beautiful from the outside and a bit basic on the inside. The windows are nice. It is a functioning church, so tours on Sunday morning are limited. The entrance to the church is free and don't forget to go to the crypt....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.