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Pretty church next to the castle.

Beautiful old church. Located next to the castle overlooking the town of Rapperswil. Some graves... read more

Reviewed November 29, 2018
Brisbane, Australia
Thought it was a chapel

Thought it was a chapel coz it was beside the big church. The inside was beautiful and quaint, the... read more

Reviewed May 26, 2018
Renton, Washington
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Nov 29, 2018
“Pretty church next to the castle.”
May 26, 2018
“Thought it was a chapel”
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Reviewed November 29, 2018

Beautiful old church. Located next to the castle overlooking the town of Rapperswil. Some graves outside the church. Peaceful place for a short walk.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

Thought it was a chapel coz it was beside the big church. The inside was beautiful and quaint, the church has a working bell and the bell pull is just by the altar.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 17, 2018

Love this church. Small but very well kept up. Beautiful altar, pulpit, organs and paintings. Recommend visiting if you go to the castle as its right next door.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

I was up early after sunrise to the castle. The church and some graves outside were a reminder of human frailty and the short temporary stay on our planet earth. It was a day to be thankful for nature's generosity to many.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed September 21, 2016

A wonderful reward after the "climb" up the hill. A delightful setting, a marvellous setting and a particularly elegant design.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Looked at the beautiful church with its magnificent organ, structure and artwork. Best kept secret is the chapel at the back up the hill. Small but even nicer.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed September 16, 2015

The church was open, empty and peaceful on a Sunday afternoon. There are beautifully decorated altars and a very welcome votive candal stand. The roof is decorated and the pulpit is impressive. It is a delightful church.

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed October 4, 2014

Upon entering the church, there are brochures (German) explaining the history of the church and the surrounding area. There is a large seating area for the congregation, large altar and two side altars one of which has a statue of the sliver statue of the...More

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank FormerCaliBoy
Reviewed October 24, 2012

We wandered in to St John's parish church on a happenstance visit to Rapperswil. The church sits just below the castle. It appears small from outside but open up to a beautifully bright house of worship. There are some beautiful images of the stations of...More

Date of experience: September 2012
Thank trojans
Reviewed July 22, 2012

This lovely Catholic church dates from the 13th century (19th century faithful partial rebuilt) and is located next to the Rapperswil castle on the hill above the city. Don't pass it by when you leave the castle! It is worth a visit thanks to its...More

Date of experience: July 2012
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