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“Chagall Windows... Worth a Visit”

Church of Our Lady (Fraumunster)
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$91.93*
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: This prominent 13th-century Gothic cathedral is perhaps best known for one of its more recent additions, stained-glass windows designed by Marc Chagall in the 1970s.
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“Chagall Windows... Worth a Visit”
Reviewed August 26, 2013

I love Marc Chagall's works, so any chance to see something as fantastic as the windows he did here is worth making a trip if you're in town. The rest of the church, architecture, etc. is nothing special, but the windows make it special. Highly Recommended

Visited August 2013
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“Overrated...”
Reviewed August 18, 2013

Zurich was our fifth destination of Euro-trip on first week on June. We went to see Fraumunster, as we thought this is one of the best points of views in Zurich... It wasnt worth it... NOT recommended...

Visited June 2013
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“pretty but touristy”
Reviewed August 18, 2013

church is pretty enough and more impressive from outside than inside. outside is also the drop off point for large tour groups, who are guided by people on amplified speaker systems which is just not necessary. Walk away!

Visited August 2013
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“Chagall windows”
Reviewed August 13, 2013

the church itself is rather dull both inside and out but it is worth a visit to sit in the chapel at the back and stare at the stained glass windows by Chagall. These are truly wonderful and worth spending as much time as you can just sitting and staring.

Visited August 2013
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Zurich, Switzerland
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“Meh..”
Reviewed August 13, 2013

I wasn't too impressed by the famous Shagal painted windows, which are only visible from inside the church. Just do be careful that you don't try to go look at the church during the service, because they don't like tourists in there during that time. Otherwise they have pretty odd opening hours. So I wish you luck, if you randomly try to get in there.

Visited January 2013
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