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.


Grossmunsterplatz, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
+41 44 250 66 50
Book In Advance
More Info
US$ 50.57*
and up
Private Tour: Central Zurich and Surroundings Tour by Electric Tuk Tuk
More Info
US$ 26.00*
and up
2-Hour Zurich City Walking Tour
More Info
US$ 196.10*
and up
2-hour Private Guided Zurich Downtown Tour
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
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.
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good45%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“twin towers” (24 reviews)
“bronze doors” (14 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
Grossmunsterplatz, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
Old Town
+41 44 250 66 50
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (1,371)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 713 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Climb to the top of the bell tower—it is a worthy view. The space at the top is a bit cramped but you will have a 360-degree view and it is quite spectacular. The climb up is a bit tiring and daunting but worth it....More

1  Thank travelbirdette
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it seem to me as the Notre Dame in Paris, nice to see it. Thous place in Zurich made me feel like Im in France.

Thank Radous
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The bronze doors and stained glass by Giacometti are the only reason to view this rather austere church. And, if the weather is good, you can climb up one of the towers for a view of the city.

Thank Lillyatl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in Zurich you‘re bound to walk around in the old town („Niederdorf“), where you‘ll encounter several objects and views from older days. Be sure to visit Grossmünster („big minster“) located close to Bellevue on your trip through Zurich. Just get inside, buy...More

Thank Marlon C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was expecting so much history but this church is a basic place of worship with no frills, little curation of artefacts but it does offer a 4CHF walk up 187 steps of the tower and fabulous views across the city.

1  Thank Keith P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had clear blue skies the day we decided to visit the Grossmunster. The interior is nothing spectacular but it's worth to get a ticket up to the tower. There are 189 steps to the top up a very narrow winding stone staircase. But you...More

1  Thank ABagOfJourneys L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This old church is very nice to visit and sit inside. Open to the public it's not a fancy decorated building yet it holds history inside. Early visits are better as later there seems to be more tours coming through. Once inside you will be...More

1  Thank Keilisi F
Reviewed 9 October 2017

This is quite the large church. Last time we went it was evening and we hurried for a quick visit. This time we took our time during the day and also visited the Krypt. The stained glass windows are fascinating, especially the one where it...More

1  Thank wokabaut
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

This place gets the nickname salt and pepper because the two towers look like salt and pepper shakers. Interesting history to this church

Thank philba890
Reviewed 4 October 2017

A fantastic example of Swiss construction, however in true Calvinist tradition - the interior leaves much to be desired. Peaceful, yet boring.

Thank Blitch S
Nearby Restaurants
Haus zum Rueden
152 reviews
.09 km away
Le Dezaley
632 reviews
.05 km away
Cafe Schober
486 reviews
.14 km away
Ban Song Thai
304 reviews
.08 km away
Nearby Attractions
686 reviews
.10 km away
423 reviews
.18 km away
Church of Our Lady (Fraumunster)
1,294 reviews
.16 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
13 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from timetraveler09 | Reviewed this property |
It was cash only
30 April 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from HamburgAlsterFan | Reviewed this property |
Dear traveller, I have always made the experience that the reception in the hotels have been extremely helpful. They have laways found a good solution to my questions. A very good and very helpful reception that... More
Google Translation

Recently Reviewed Hotels around Zurich