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Peterskirche - Zurich

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Peterskirche - Zurich
Alt Name:
St. Peter’s Church
High Medieval (1000AD–1300AD)
Western Europe
1200AD - 1299AD
Grossmunster, Fraumunster,
National Museum Zurich, The Rietberg Museum,

Peterskirche - Zurich history

Peterskirche in Zurich (St. Peter’s Church) is a medieval church famed for having Europe’s largest clock face. Whilst a church has stood on the site of Peterskirche in Zurich since the 9th century, the church itself has undergone several transformations and mostly dates from the 13th century.

Amongst its claims to fame, Peterskirche became the burial site of the first mayor of Zurich, Rudolf Brun, in 1360. The church is also revered for its mix of architectural styles, including Baroque, Gothic and Romanesque.


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contact details

Address: St.-Peter-Hofstatt, 8001 Zürich

Phone: Contact local tourist office.

visitor information

Directions to Peterskirche - Zurich:
Located in Zurich on the left bank of the Limmat, near Rennweg. Nearest station is Rathaus (trams 4, 15).

Peterskirche - Zurich opening times and ticket prices:
Open (subject to special occasions) weekdays 8am-6pm, Sat 10am-4pm, Sun noon-5pm.


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