Kornplatz (Corn Square)
Kornplatz (Corn Square)
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This square is older than its name; until the 17th century it was still known as Klosterplatz. Then the adjoining monastery was closed and a corn granary set up in the church. With the departure of the monks, the old name for the square also disappeared. The name Kornplatz (Corn Square) has remained to this day – in spite of the fact that the once stringently controlled corn trade was liberalised in 1840 and the corn granary closed down. While the square served as a site for various markets right into the last century, these days it is an important intersection between the sleepy Old Town and the livelier modern district.
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Off their P
Manchester, UK4,336 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022 • Couples
We hadn’t heard of this town before we visited but we’re in for a great surprise. It is Switzerland oldest known civilisation and is absolutely beautiful everywhere.

This particular square is probably not the best in the town but it’s still full of history and wonderful buildings.

There are lots of expensive shops around and also some great bars and restaurants so definitely worth seeking out.
Written 24 June 2022
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Ricardo B
Miami, FL2,968 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2018 • Friends
It is difficult to evaluate every square in Chur because the whole old city has to be seen as great in its totality. This corn square in the highest part of city is pretty,peaceful and very picturesque
Written 2 July 2018
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YTCHENG
Hong Kong, China15,491 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2017 • Friends
A small square in Chur. Again very peaceful and calm around. Good for relaxing while you strolled around the area. But not as attractive as other larger squares in town.
Written 19 December 2017
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chickandbeast
Southgate, Canada8,553 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2017 • Couples
Kornplatz or corn square is another quaint square in old town Chur Switzerland, just around the corner from the police office. So many nice squares.
Written 20 June 2017
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Manuela L
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg7,086 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2016 • Family
A charming place in the oldest town of Switzerland, with his secret history, buildings, some cafés, young people like and enjoy this square.
Written 16 January 2017
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Joel d
55 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2016 • Couples
Although it was a sunday, and all of the stores are closed, it was still worthwhile to visit switzerland's oldest city
Written 29 November 2016
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Jason H
Canberra, Australia39 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2015 • Friends
There are plenty of lovely spots to walk around in the old town. Kornplatz is nothing special, so just enjoy other sights.
Written 9 October 2015
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Missingbear
AUH118 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2015
A lazy square, olde charm, like a bit of few centuries back, nothing spectacular?.

Sure , if you are in Chur , walk around the old town, sit in the square, have an icecream....
Written 27 August 2015
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girlfromthealps
Chur, Switzerland132 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2013 • Family
The Kornplatz is an area in the old town of Chur. The area has a small playground just around the corner from the City Police (Stadt Polizei) and it also includes some restaurants, Denner (supermarket), furniture stores and ice cream place. It also has a Toy store that has 4 floors. It is small but very enchanted. Staff is very friendly and knowledgeable definitely worth a visit.
Written 29 July 2013
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