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Grossmunster

Grossmunsterplatz, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
+41 44 250 66 50
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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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  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
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Grossmunsterplatz, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
Old Town
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+41 44 250 66 50
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1 - 10 of 672 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Admittance to Grossmunster is free but there is a minimal charge to climb the 187 narrow stairs of one of the towers. Mesmerizing views of Zurich in every direction. Contemplate in the cloister gardens.

Thank Janet F
Reviewed yesterday

Make sure to go in (and be quiet) donate money to walk to the top, it is probably the tiniest stair case you will ever walk up, squeeze by people coming down or up. The view and the trip up is worth it.

Thank kurtaggie
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I would recommend climbing the tower to get a panoramic view of the city. It is a lot of steps but worth the climb. Great place to take photos.

Thank Lisa X
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a very impressive building in a square which we found on a "walking tour of Zurich" on-line; starting from Lake Zurich. They say a picture paints a thousand words, so to save myself a thousand or so words in trying to describe this...More

Thank seagullrob
Reviewed 4 days ago

Located in Old Town; A beautiful church; Entry to church is free and Pay 4 CHF to go up on of the towers for sweeping views of Zurich; Timing: Münster: 10: 00-18: 00 hrs Tower: 10: 00-17: 30 hrs (last rise 17:15 hrs). Nice place...More

Thank martand86
Reviewed 5 days ago

Entry to the church is free, and the climb to the top of the tower is only CHF 4 (2 for kids) so well worth it. The stairs are extremely narrow and uneven which adds to the fun, but may not be suitable for all...More

Thank Alison T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The church itself is nothing special, but the windows with stained glass are outstanding and never seen before like that!

Thank dorthe_keilberg
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The name says it all. The building will show up in about half your pictures in Zurich, but being a Protestant church it lacks some of the razzle-dazzle other European cathedrals have.

Thank Christopher M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This church has an ok interior and a great view from its tower (4 CHF). It has special history as part of the Reformation. Ask for the written guides especially the one on Zwingli.

Thank Tony C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Grossmunster is really great place in Zurich town where you can enjoy in lake view, restaurants, events and nice people

Thank Silvana J
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