Kornplatz (Corn Square)
Kornplatz (Corn Square)
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This square is older than its name; until the 17th century it was still known as Klosterplatz. Then the adjoining monastery was closed and a corn granary set up in the church. With the departure of the monks, the old name for the square also disappeared. The name Kornplatz (Corn Square) has remained to this day – in spite of the fact that the once stringently controlled corn trade was liberalised in 1840 and the corn granary closed down. While the square served as a site for various markets right into the last century, these days it is an important intersection between the sleepy Old Town and the livelier modern district.
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Off their P
Manchester, UK3,979 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022 • Couples
We hadn’t heard of this town before we visited but we’re in for a great surprise. It is Switzerland oldest known civilisation and is absolutely beautiful everywhere.

This particular square is probably not the best in the town but it’s still full of history and wonderful buildings.

There are lots of expensive shops around and also some great bars and restaurants so definitely worth seeking out.
Written June 24, 2022
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girlfromthealps
Chur, Switzerland132 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2013 • Family
The Kornplatz is an area in the old town of Chur. The area has a small playground just around the corner from the City Police (Stadt Polizei) and it also includes some restaurants, Denner (supermarket), furniture stores and ice cream place. It also has a Toy store that has 4 floors. It is small but very enchanted. Staff is very friendly and knowledgeable definitely worth a visit.
Written July 29, 2013
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chickandbeast
Southgate, Canada8,728 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2017 • Couples
Kornplatz or corn square is another quaint square in old town Chur Switzerland, just around the corner from the police office. So many nice squares.
Written June 20, 2017
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Joel d
57 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2016 • Couples
Although it was a sunday, and all of the stores are closed, it was still worthwhile to visit switzerland's oldest city
Written November 29, 2016
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Ricardo B
Miami, FL2,818 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2018 • Friends
It is difficult to evaluate every square in Chur because the whole old city has to be seen as great in its totality. This corn square in the highest part of city is pretty,peaceful and very picturesque
Written July 2, 2018
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YTCHENG
Hong Kong, China15,401 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2017 • Friends
A small square in Chur. Again very peaceful and calm around. Good for relaxing while you strolled around the area. But not as attractive as other larger squares in town.
Written December 19, 2017
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Manuela L
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg6,689 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2016 • Family
A charming place in the oldest town of Switzerland, with his secret history, buildings, some cafés, young people like and enjoy this square.
Written January 16, 2017
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Jason H
Canberra, Australia35 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2015 • Friends
There are plenty of lovely spots to walk around in the old town. Kornplatz is nothing special, so just enjoy other sights.
Written October 9, 2015
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Missingbear
AUH112 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2015
A lazy square, olde charm, like a bit of few centuries back, nothing spectacular?.

Sure , if you are in Chur , walk around the old town, sit in the square, have an icecream....
Written August 27, 2015
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RemoChur
Chur, Switzerland166 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Friends
Yesterday evening we spontaneously went to the Kornplatz restaurant for dinner after a long time. The lady welcomed us and served us very friendly. Unfortunately, that was the only positive thing about the evening.

The beautiful restaurant has obviously mutated into a dump - the chef spends more time outside at the regulars' table than in his kitchen. Now for the food. The menu is very straightforward and has little choice. The whole thing is also very grubby and dirty. The same goes for the plate mats, which urgently need to be replaced. A no-go - the paper napkins - that shows the quality of this place right from the start.

The salad and the sauce were OK - the Italian salad dressing had a bit too much vinegar.

For the main course we had fillet burgers (without bread) - the meat was cooked through and not really edible. If that was a fillet medallion, then the chef simply ruined the meat. The fries were not really fresh. The side dishes were OK - the pickles were inedible.

All in all, the Kornplatz restaurant left a miserable impression - a pity for the beautiful, old parlor.
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Written April 13, 2024
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