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St. Peter Church (St. Peterskirche)

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Address: St. Peterhofstatt 1, Zurich, Switzerland
Phone Number: 41 44 211-25-88
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Activities: City walk sightseeing
Description: One of the oldest churches in the city, this cathedral is best known for...
One of the oldest churches in the city, this cathedral is best known for having the largest clock face in Europe.
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There are plenty of churches in Zürich. St. Peterskirche is big. The dial of the clock is huge. If you want to take a nice picture of it try it from the tower of the Grossmünster.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

There are plenty of churches in Zürich. St. Peterskirche is big. The dial of the clock is huge. If you want to take a nice picture of it try it from the tower of the Grossmünster.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

I went ther e for a evening classical concert. It was very good. Thanks to all the amateurs musicians. The quality of the play was the same as professional musicians.

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Bad Soden am Taunus, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

This was the first of the churches we visited in Zurich. We have found the churches throughout Europe to be some of the most beautiful buildings, inside and out, wherever we visit. This was no different. A very nice place to sit down and enjoy the peaceful surroundings.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Very pretty and very big church. Free to visit. Great if you like to visit churches. We went during a city walking tour. In city center. It's a quick visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Nice church located on the opposite side from Grossmuenster. The view from the top of its tower is really breathtaking may be due to its unique location. The church is right in the old quarter adding extra charm to it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

About 200 steps to the top, and the view there is amazing. 360 degree of Zurich, with the river and all buildings, definitely go if nearby.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Not only the small plaza in front with its charme make this place a must see, the church is nice to visit as well. If you get the chance to walk up the tower go for it!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

a bit behind and above the opposite river bank of Grossmünster, this church is known for its big clock. It is located on a very nice little square in the old city, actually my favorite square to sit under the tree and relax.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

There are several churches to take in when you visit Zurich: this is the one not to miss and even late in the day, it's a nice place to stop and take a break. I stopped in early evening and was lucky enough to catch the organist practicing. The large clock is also a great landmark to help you navigate... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

I was staying in the Altstadt (old town) above the lake and could not miss the clock tower of the church rising from the skyline when I came down to Rathaus tram stop on Limmatquai. Learning that St Peter Church is the oldest parish church in Zurich with the largest clock face (8.6m diameter ) of Europe I was compelled... More 

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