Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in Chur

Chur is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Chur one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Chur is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Chur or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Chur. Explore the historical monuments of Chur with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Chur guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Chur page for the complete list of attractions and activities.

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Let's witness the history of Chur with these top historical monuments and landmarks:

  1. Obere Gasse

    #1 of 8 Historical Places in Chur
    Obere Gasse

    Tags: Outdoors, Entertainment, Market, Shopping Center

    Address: Old Town | between the Obertor and Arcaspl.,Chur, Switzerland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    A major street in the Old town, the ObereGasse is lined with small boutique shops, cafes, restaurants and everything you need to shop till you drop! Highlights include: Local market on Saturday morni...Read more

  2. St. Maria Himmelfahrt Cathedral

    #2 of 8 Historical Places in Chur
    St. Maria Himmelfahrt Cathedral

    Tags: Religious Site, Architecture , Cathedral

    Address: Hof 18, Chur 7000, Switzerland‬‬‬

    Timings: 06:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Built in the 12th century all through the 13the century, St Maria Himmelfahrt Cathedral is an architectural marvel and a spiritual mecca located at the heart of Chur. The cathedralwelcomes you with st...Read more

  3. St. Martin Church

    #3 of 8 Historical Places in Chur
    St. Martin Church

    Tags: Religious Site, Historical Site, Architecture , Cathedral

    Address: Kirchgasse 12, 7000 Chur, Switzerland

    Timings: 08:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Built in 1491, St Martin Church has many stories attached to it. The most common one is of a speech delivered here by Martin Luther King himself! The church is known for its characteristic steeple whi...Read more

  4. St. Martinsplatz

    #4 of 8 Historical Places in Chur
    St. Martinsplatz

    Tags: Square, Heritage Building

    Address: Near Obertor and Untertor Towers, Chur 7000, Switzerland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    A square in front of St. Martin Church is as perfect as the old town itself! Streets lined with cafes and restaurants, old buildings, cobbled pathways and the steeple of the church all make for a pict...Read more

  5. Welschdorfli

    #5 of 8 Historical Places in Chur
    Welschdorfli

    Tags: Bar, Food And Drinks, Pubs, Streets

    Address: Chur 7000, Switzerland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The ‘evening hotspot’ for locals and tourists alike, Welschdorfli is perfect if you want to explore the nightlife of Chur. Some of the most popular bars are located here and so is the popu...Read more

  6. Kirchgasse

    #6 of 8 Historical Places in Chur
    Kirchgasse

    Tags: Walking Area, Architecture , Heritage Building, Streets

    Address: 7000 Chur, Switzerland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    A street in the old part of Chur, Kirchgasse is known for its authentic houses which date back to the 1500s! Highlights include: Gothic architecture of Martin Place Take a walk along the street, wal...Read more

  7. St. Stephan Church

    #7 of 8 Historical Places in Chur
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    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Historical Site

    Address: Arosastrasse 2, Chur 7000, Switzerland

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    A 5th century Church excavated in 1800s, St Stephan Church is history in its rawest form. The church served as a cemetery church for the bishops during that time and is an underground church! The near...Read more

  8. Rathaus

    #8 of 8 Historical Places in Chur
    Rathaus

    Tags: Walking Area, Heritage Building

    Address: Poststrasse 33, Chur 7000, Switzerland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    An old building located at the heart of the old town of Chur, the Rathaus was previously a covered market place. The red colored wooden window shutters which embraces the old building is not hard find...Read more

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