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Wasserkirche, Zurich

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  • There are a lot of Churches in Zurich, they are all well worth the visit. We went with a tour group and was told interesting facts about the Church and design of it.  more »
  • Located in the historic center, this place allows also to listen to music and relax by a fountain.
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  • A historic church, clean, on the banks of the Limmat River, is one of the symbol of the city of Zurich, place of execution of Felix and Regula in the middle ages.
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  • "כנסיית המים" קיבלה את שמה בשל מיקומה, על אי קטן שחובר עם השנים ליבשה. היא נבנתה בשנים 1479-84, בסגנון גותי מאוחר.
  • 水教堂(Wasserkirche)是苏黎世利马特河中的小岛上的一座教堂,位于苏黎世的2座中世纪大教堂,苏黎世大教堂和苏黎世圣母大教堂之间。 该地点在古代曾是异教集会之所,中心的那块石头现在教堂的地窖内,根据中世纪传说,这是圣徒Felix 和 Regula被处死的地方。第一座教堂建于10世纪,在各个阶段进行了重建,在1486年完成的重建达到了顶峰。在宗教改革过程中,水教堂被确定为偶像崇拜的地方,被世俗化,1634年成为苏黎世第一所公共图书馆,成为学习的中心,在19世纪极大地促成了苏黎世大学的创建。1839年,该岛与利马特河右岸连接,修筑了Limmatquai。1917年图书馆并入中央图书馆(Zentralbibliothek),建筑用作谷仓一段时间后,1940年开始重建和考古发