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St. Peterskirche, Zurich

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One of the four primary churches in the city's old town, St. Peterskirche represents the first Protestant religious building in the city after the Reformation. Built on the site of a temple of Jupiter, the church was consecrated in 1706. Its steeple houses the largest church clock face in Europe, with a diameter of 8.7 m (28.5 ft). The tower, used as a fire watch post until 1911, is owned by the city, but the nave of the church is owned by the Evangelical parish. Be sure to view the church bells, dating back to 1880, and the carved wooden structures inside. Check opening hours on the website prior to your arrival. With our international travel planner, Zurich attractions like St. Peterskirche can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Staff could be borrowed the voice Guide, so to understand the history of the Association. Because it's cold in the Association was visited in the winter, so cold at the firm is recommended.
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  • Maravilhsa city, boasts excellent shops for purchase, the city is divided by the river Limmat, owns one of the train stations more organized and clean the area.
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  • Cute clock bell tower that is Europe's biggest ... beautiful on the outside, because quite old, less rich inside.
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  • Very beautiful. We went inside and there was a classical music quartet playing!
  • A very beautiful architecture with the combination of the biggest clock on the tower in Europe. The inside is nice with the calmness of atmosphere.
  • A church with the biggest clock on the tower in Europe. Very calm & beautiful inside!
  • Nice clock face.
  • One of the main attractions in the old town and deservedly so. Concerts inside the Church were quite good. And of course, the largest tower clock face in Europe