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St. Peterskirche

St. Peterhofstatt 1, Zurich, Switzerland
+41 44 211 25 88
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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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St. Peterhofstatt 1, Zurich, Switzerland
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+41 44 211 25 88
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Reviewed February 25, 2014

This is the church with the largest clock face in Europe. it is easy to find while walking because the clock cannot be missed. The church itself is modern inside due to renovations.

Thank Teressa G
Reviewed February 16, 2014

I didnt go inside, but from outside it is very nice. The location is great, just surrounded by old houses and small shops. For me this place was very nice and quiet. Just to sit under the tree, look at the church, listen to the...More

1  Thank Vladimir_Wien
Reviewed February 1, 2014

Slightly off the beaten trail but within the old town, this lovely church is worth a visit. It is one of the 4 main churches to visit in Zurich. The largest clock face on a church tower is one of its claims to fame. It...More

Thank Beetrootears
Reviewed December 7, 2013

A beautiful big church it's amazing I hoped to attend pray or occasion there to listen to those huge instrument But I even didn't know if it works or not.

Thank Hebatalla
Reviewed November 8, 2013

When walking around Zurich, St. Peter is worth a quick stop to look inside and see. It isn't as ornate as Gross & Fraumunster, but is nevertheless lovely. On the day I went, there was a woman practicing the organ, so it was very calm...More

Thank Amber C
Reviewed October 27, 2013 via mobile

If you are familiar with big clocks, like the one in Middle East and the famous Big Ben, this one holds the biggest church clock in Europe. A very peaceful area of worship, quite and humble and full of history.

Thank Jun J
Reviewed September 20, 2013

This church has the largest exterior clock in Europe. The walk around it is fabulous. Part of walking tour of Zurich.

Thank Rosquete
Reviewed September 10, 2013

very peaceful church, one of the many highlights of our trip. Peaceful church throughout and very beautiful. I loved visiting this church, especially after reading about it before we travelled. Vey pretty inside, really nice. I have lovely photos of the outside of the church....More

1  Thank Jenna C
Reviewed September 9, 2013

After much searching we found it eventually and I'm so glad we did. We happened to come in while a string quartet were practising and itt really added to the atmosphere!

Thank MTeaDublin
Reviewed September 6, 2013

Beautiful place, very quiet, and was surprised with the organ mid visit. Would recommend anyone pass by.

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