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Water Church (Wasserkirche)

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Address: Limmatquai 31, Zurich, Switzerland
Phone Number: 442616619
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Water church was nice!

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!

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 30, 2015

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Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
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24 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

Thank Rudolf S
Zurich, Switzerland
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 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 

Thank Sarah S
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67 reviews
38 attraction reviews
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!

Thank kevsChina
Oslo, Norway
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668 reviews
316 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 224 helpful votes
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.

Thank EllenChr
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
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!!!

Thank jaybeeFL
Buchs Zürich, Switzerland
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309 reviews
182 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

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.

Thank Graido
Bad Soden am Taunus, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 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 

Windsor, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 458 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 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.

Thank TheGalcierist
Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 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.

Thank r0landbrunner
Tel Aviv, Israel
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13 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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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