St Peters ChurchCurrently Closed
- Address: St. Peterhofstatt plaza, Zurich, Switzerland
- Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details
- Phone: +41-442116057
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
- Tags: Church, Religious Site, Family And Kids, Architecture
St Peters Church - Review
St. Peter is one of the four principle temples of the old town of Zurich, Switzerland, moreover it is considered predominant over Fraumunster, Grossmunster and Predigerkirche. Spotted alongside the Lindenhof slope, site of the previous Roman stronghold, it was based the site of a sanctuary to Jupiter. An early temple of 10 by 7 metres is archaeologically authenticated for the eighth or ninth century. The building is an early Romanesque God’s house around AD 1000, in turn supplanted in 1230 by a late Romanesque structure, parts of which survive. Rudolf Brun, first free chairman of the town, was covered here in 1360. The nave was modified in 1460 in Gothic style. Preceding the reconstruction, St. Subside was the main ward God's house of the town, the rest being part of monasteries. The current building was blessed in 1706 as the first chapel constructed under Protestant standard. Until 1911, the steeple was manned by a fire breakout watch. Restoration work was done in 1970 to 197. It is highly recommended that all tourists to the city of Zurich make this church a primary stop on their travels. The view of the church from across the river is fantastic.
How To reach St Peters Church by Public Transport
- Paradeplatz Station: Trams: 2, 3, ,4 ,6, ,7, 8, 9, 11, 13, 14, 15
- Buses: N1, N6, N13, N14
Restaurants Near St Peters Church
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Things to Know Before Visiting St Peters Church
42.57% of people who visit Zurich include St Peters Church in their plan
2 PM - 3 PM
42.94% of people start their St Peters Church visit around 2 PM - 3 PM
1 Hr 30 Minutes
People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see St Peters Church
90% of people prefer walking in order to reach St Peters Church
St Peters Church Trips
St Peters Church, Zurich Reviews
Cases in left luggage at Zurich Station, an hour or so to kill so headed to the old part of town, 10 minute walk to the largest clock face in Europe
Biggest mechanical clock in Europe. Oldest Church in Zurich. Beautiful and neat cathedral.
A romantic place in the old town of Zurich to visit
Not quit sure how to get in. But the church is located at a quiet local neighbourhood. Fun to walk around the area.
Nice place for quick visit and admire.