Top Historical Places in Chur

Are you looking to explore the history of Chur through the ages? There are a number of historical destinations in Chur including the time-honored buildings, monuments, palaces, and parks where you can learn about the glorious past of Chur. The presence of these historical sites and museums will take you on a walk through Chur ‘s rich history.
If you are willing to have an in-depth historical information about Chur, we recommend that you take a wonderful guided tour to cover the major historical attractions. Also, check the opening and closing time for each so that you can organize your time. Make sure that you go through the complete list of historical places in Chur for a great trip!

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

  1. St. Maria Himmelfahrt Cathedral

    Religious Site, Architecture , Cathedral

    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 stone architecture while the colorful interiors keep you spellbound all through your visit. Highlights include: Architecture with an amalgamation of styles High glass stained windows Stunning alter ...Read more
  2. St. Martin Church

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    St. Martin Church

    Religious Site, Historical Site, Architecture , Cathedral

    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 which stands out over the old town and adds to its charm. Highlights include: Stained glass windows made by Augusto Giacometti implemented in 1919 Guided tour The place unfolds yet another of the ol...Read more
  3. St. Martinsplatz

    Square, Heritage Building

    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 picture-perfect evening. Take a seat at an outdoor café to later take a walk in the church or simply sit back and look at the non-traffic streets. A simple but beautiful ambience, St. Martinplat...Read more
  4. Kirchgasse

    Walking Area, Architecture , Heritage Building, Streets

    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, walking down narrow cobbled pathways while you admire the old houses, its characteristic layout and even take a pit-stop at St. Martin church to complete the walk.
  5. St. Stephan Church Image

    Church, Religious Site, Historical Site

    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 nearby church of St. Luzi together make for a great visit when in Chur. Highlights include: Ring Crypt at St Luzi Church A place is a must if you love history!
  6. Rathaus

    Walking Area, Heritage Building

    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 as you walk through the Poststrasse! If you have time do take a walk to the top floors of the Rathaus. Yet another building to observe during your peaceful walks through the old town.