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For unbeatable views over the city's Old Town, head to the top of Grossmunster, a Romanesque church allegedly founded by King Charles I, better known to history as Charlemagne. Huldrych Zwingli, one of the leaders of the 16th-century Reformation, used the cathedral for his preachings against the Catholic Church, setting in motion events that eventually severed Switzerland's links to the papacy. Today, the riverside building serves as one of Zurich's principal Protestant churches, its two imposing towers arguably the city's most recognizable landmarks. Be sure to note the stained-glass windows by artist Augusto Giacometti and a 15th-century statue of Charlemagne in the church crypt. Grossmunster is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , custom trip planner Edition.
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One of the recognizable churches of Zurich - you can quietly go inside and admire the stained glass and interior of the church.
One of the recognizable churches of Zurich - you can quietly go inside and admire the stained glass and interior of the church. more »
The second of the "two munsters" which are two of the "main churches" of the city visited and located just directly across the river from each other (but somehow skipping the St. Peter's nearby which.... more
The second of the "two munsters" which are two of the "main churches" of the city visited and located just directly across the river from each other (but somehow skipping the St. Peter's nearby which.... more »
This is the church with twin towers that is highly recommended by locals and is iconic of Zurich. Too bad that Swiss Travel Pass isn’t eligible for the church’s admission. The gentleman who sells the ticket was very friendly and polite. The church has a beautiful organ and the stained glasses are beautiful.
The church is located in the heart of the city and is one of the most iconic and important landmarks in Zurich. The church is known for its twin towers and its Romanesque architecture. The church also has a rich history, dating back to the 12th century. The church is open to the public, and there is a small entrance fee to visit the church, but it's definitely worth it. The staff is friendly and helpful. The view from the top of the towers is also beautiful, and it offers a great vantage point to see the city.
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