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Wasserkirche

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Address: Limmatquai 31, Zurich, Switzerland
Phone Number: 442616619
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Feel the Zwingli spirit

Worth to visit if you want to experience the Zwingli / Lutherian spirit. Church is very focused on telling the word - with ist little interior there are only few other to focus... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
WalterKuhn

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Worth to visit if you want to experience the Zwingli / Lutherian spirit. Church is very focused on telling the word - with ist little interior there are only few other to focus on. Also nice, if you can hear a concert.

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Thank WalterKuhn
Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

There was a reviewer complaining about their erratic opening, true but hey, they are not claiming to be a tourist attraction, nevertheless this church is essential in the understanding of Zurich history and even important as a judicial artifact. There is place of memorizing the Zurich martyrs Felix and Regula and their luckless servant Exuperantius, all of them had their... More 

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Thank Rudolf S
Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

This is an almost hidden part of Zurichs history. Possibly because they damaged so much during the reformation and are a little embarassed... Zurichs original island church is not easy to find but worth taking a look at particularly in the crypt (on the right hand side when you walk in the stairs) Zurich, like Rome has two Legionaire matyrs... More 

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1 Thank Sarah S
China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Water church was nice on the day I visited and people were helpful during the trip it seemed all was great to visit this site!

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Thank kevsChina
Oslo, Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

Quite a small Church - and very modern on the inside. The stained glass Windows by Giacometti are very dark. When we were here the it was raining and then it was very difficult to see any details which is a shame. Not much else to see than the Windows.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Having just walked the Niederhof and found the Grossmunster closed at 11:30Am on a Sunday , we were especially disappointed when we found the Wasserkirche closed as well. We witnessed any number of folks trying to get into the church only to find the doors locked and no explanation. Disconcerting to say the least!!!

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Thank jaybeeFL
Buchs Zürich, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 via mobile

Not worth an extra visit but it's in the center if Zürich. Quite likely you will see it anyway when you walk across the city.

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Thank Graido
Bad Soden am Taunus, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

This was the last of the churches we visited in Zurich. As a church, it is pretty unremarkable. In fact, for such an old building, the inside was very modern. The external area, however, is very interesting. A covered area outside the entrance serves as both a venue for events put on by city officials as well as a dry... More 

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Windsor, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

This small church bears witness to a lot of history. Even the status of the church as a church changed from time to time. It is worth seeing the crypt inside the church. From the outside the church does not seem impressive but its location near the river that gives it a bit of taste.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Once upon a time built on an island in the river, this church now is part of the mainland, but still looking into the river. Visit the underground part for some city history.

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