map
Map &
Directions
access_time
Hours
mode_edit
Been here?
Rate it
chevron_left
 
chevron_right

Top Tours

 
2-Hour Zurich City Walking Tour
"During this downtown tour you'll stroll along the most famous street of Zurich the Bahnhofstrasse designed in the 19th century by the engineer Arnold Bürkli as luxury shopping street after Parisian model. You will enjoy the Lindenhof a unique city park the Grossmünster the Fraumünster with its Chagall's windows and the St. Peter's Church with the biggest clock face in Europe. After enjoying the walk along the river and the sights from the Lake Zurich
From $26.00
 
The Great Tour of Zurich
"This tour shows you the most interesting sights of Zurich and its surroundings! Start with a guided city tour of Zurich which shows you the commercial center a section of the Old Town Fraumuenster Church with its famous Chagall windows historical Limmatquai and the university district. Drive along the Hoehenstrasse which offers spectacular views into the Alps we then drive to Rapperswil which is named the 'City of Roses'. The charming little town of Rapperswil offers unique attractions for visitors - the Rose Gardens the Castle the deer park on the Lindenhof and the picturesque Old Town.After a guided orientation tour and some time at leisure in Rapperswil
From CHF53.00
 
Engelberg - The Great Mountain Village
"An excursion to the ever popular summer and winter resort in the heart of Central Switzerland. Engelberg (Angel Mountain) was originally founded by the Benedictines and the imposing monastery dominates the center of the village. The Baroque style monastery church which houses the largest organ in Switzerland is open for visits to the public. Enjoy a 2 - 3 hour independent stay in this lovely mountain village to relax or stroll. Return by coach via Lucerne (some time at leisure) back to Zurich.""""Travel by deluxe coach to the resort town of Engelberg (Angel Mountain). You'll have time to wander around this pretty mountain village make sure you don't miss the Baroque-style monastery that houses the largest organ in Switzerland."
From CHF72.00

Grossmünster - Church Tips (62)

Gross Munster

Gross Munster known for its distinctive two towers , which can be climbed. , for the view.The Gross Munster is near the Rathaus., in the centre of Zurich. I thought the front door detail was...
alectrevor's Profile Photo
alectrevor
Mar 26, 2016

Grossmünster Church

The beautiful Grossmünsterchurch at the Zwingliplatz - an iconic view of Zürich - has two main attractions. The church as we know it now was built in the romanic style between the 12th and 13th...
MichaelFalk1969's Profile Photo
MichaelFalk1969
Oct 21, 2014

A glimpse of the ancient....

Like all Zurich's older churches, the Grossmuenster had its interior pretty much stripped bare of its Medieval decoration during Switzerland's Reformation (I cannot bring myself to approve of this,...
leics's Profile Photo
leics
Jun 15, 2013

Visit the cloisters.

It would be very easy indeed to miss the Grossmuenster cloisters. The access is to the left of the entrance to the Gorssmuenter, up a short flight of steps and looking just like any ordinary wooden...
leics's Profile Photo
leics
Jun 12, 2013

Grossmünster

As what their name say - Grossmünster (meaning great minster) is very big and dominate in Zurich. Architectonic design is Romanesque-style and this is a Protestant church. This church is one of the...
Odiseya's Profile Photo
Odiseya
Dec 15, 2012

Grossmünster church

The Grossmünster is the most prominent church in Zürich. It is Romansque style temple that was created between years 1100 and 1220. Towers were erected in 1490's.Significant thing from history is that...
sihi's Profile Photo
sihi
Jul 03, 2012

The Grossmünster

The Grossmunster lies in the middle of Zurich's old town. With it's twin towers, it is the most dominating building in the city. The Grossmunster was built between the 11th and 13th centuries in the...
Paul2001's Profile Photo
Paul2001
Jun 15, 2012

Grossmünster

Dominating the Zürich skyline, the twin towers of Grossmünster are the most prominent landmark in the city. It is the city's largest church (hence the name), built between 1090 AD and 1220 AD, in a...
MM212's Profile Photo
MM212
Apr 15, 2012

Grossmuenster

The huge twin towers of the Romanesque Grossmuenster make it one of the most easily recognised landmarks in Zuerich. Legend has it that it was founded by Charlemagne soon after his horse dropped to...
Maryimelda's Profile Photo
Maryimelda
Mar 21, 2012

Grossmünster - Cloister

Adjacent to Grossmünster is the chapterhouse, which contains the Romanesque cloister. Although the building seems to be of a more recent construction, the cloister itself is much older, completed in...
MM212's Profile Photo
MM212
Oct 15, 2011

Karlsturm Tower

187 steps (no lift) to the top - approximately half follow the narrow, spiral staircase until a welcome opening on the first floor (a few relics on display) and from there on in more contemporary...
leffe3's Profile Photo
leffe3
Jul 27, 2011

Zurich's largest

A Romanesque-style church, the Grossmunster is the largest of the three main churches in the Altstadt. Although construction started in 1100 and inaugurated in 1220, legend has it that the...
leffe3's Profile Photo
leffe3
Jul 27, 2011
 
 
Sponsored Listings

Hotels Near Zürich

Hotels
Seehofstrasse 11
Show Prices
Hotels
Dufourstrasse 5, Zurich, Zurich, 8008, Switzerland
Show Prices
Hotels
Falkenstrasse 6, Zurich, 8008, Switzerland
Show Prices
Hotels
Dufourstrasse 4, Zurich, Zurich, 8008, Switzerland
Show Prices
Hotels
Hottingerstrasse 31, Cäcilienstrasse 10, Zurich 8032 , Switzerland
Show Prices
Hotels
Utoquai 45, Zurich, Zurich, CH-8023, Switzerland
Show Prices

yumyum

"Welcome to Zürich - my hometown"
View Member
barbskie's Profile Photo

barbskie

"My Züri Page"
View Member
HORSCHECK's Profile Photo

HORSCHECK

"Zurich - Metropolis between lakes and mountains"
View Member
german_eagle's Profile Photo

german_eagle

"The world's capital of understatement"
View Member
Toyin's Profile Photo

Toyin

"ZURICH OR DAVOS?"
View Member
 
 

Things to Do Near Zürich

Things to Do

Opera House

The neo-classica Zürich Opera - located at the Sechseläutenplatz - was opened 1891 and has space for 1100 visitors. An interesting fact is that almost identical copies of the building have been built...
View More
Things to Do

Kunsthaus - Museum of Modern Art

The art museum in Zurich is incredible the best 15 Swiss franks I spent for sure!! really amazing collection and so well shown this has got to be one of the best collections in Europe. I really love...
View More
Things to Do

Fraumünster - Chagall - Church

In some ways I enjoyed visiting the Fraumunster's cloisters and courtyard more than visiting the church itself. Why? Well, partly because I shared my main visit to the church with a large tour group...
View More
Things to Do

Zunfthaus zur Meisen - Guild House

Zunfthaus zur Meisen (meaning: the guild house of the Zunft zur Meisen) is interesting building with great historical value for city. It was build in 1757 in today Lindenhof quarter of Old town...
View More
Things to Do

Bahnhofstrasse

Wallace Fountains is nice decoration of famous street. I already read about this statue in another places but even if people dont know about it there is nice description on statue itself. It is...
View More
Things to Do

Niederdorf

Niederdorf runs one block inland from river Limmat on East bank. It is similar in architecture to the old town on the West bank, but has a decidedly more youthful atmosphere. The street is...
View More

Getting to Zürich

Address

Grossmünsterplatz 8001 Zürich

Hours

We don't yet have hours for this Things to Do. Help us improve our info!

Map