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Water Church (Wasserkirche)

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Address: Limmatquai 31, Zurich, Switzerland

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once an island in the heart of town

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Zurich, Switzerland

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

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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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

it is worth going inside and also to the crypta. this church is not crowded but has a long story to tell. this was the place where felix and regula were killed. now they are the saints of the city. highly recommended.

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Mountain View, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

I stopped in on a nice fall day recently to check out this church and was surprised by its history and story. The man there, Urs, was very friendly and told me all about the windows and the crypt of the church. We also talked about Europe and the US in general. The windows up front were not clearly seen... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

The church is a very intriguing and an interesting place. I wasn’t expecting to learn much but the visit was a memorable one. It is very peaceful inside as it is not very crowded. The church is a historical masterpiece, be it the architecture or the various crypts in its belly. It is a place for history connoisseurs for sure.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

The church is located on the Limmat in a shared complex with the Helmhaus. The day I visited there were musicians practicing on stage and it was nice to listen to the live performance. The church has very high vaulted ceiling and the intricate stained glass windows were decorated by Augusto Giacometti. (FYI: Giacometti works also displayed in the main... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

The whole love story is charmingly explained in the underground of the church. Regula & Felix, you will find them again and again in Zurich.

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Address: Limmatquai 31, Zurich, Switzerland
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich>  > Old Town

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