The Grossmünster(Great Minster) is a Romanesque-style Protestant church in Zurich, Switzerland. Construction of the church is thought to date back to 1100s but the church was not inaugurated till 1220, it was founded by Charlemagne. The church has two towers which are thought to be the most recognisable symbols in Zurich, these were erected in the 15th century. The church had stained glass windows implemented in the 20th century. The church is one of four of the main churches in Zurich.
The best way to get to the church is by tram, jump on either the 4, 11, 15, 17 or 19 to ‘Helmhaus’ or get the N2, N4, N12 or N13 bus to ‘Bellevue’ which is a short walk away from the church.
Opening Times and Admission
The church is open daily from 9am-4pm. There is no fee for visitors although if you want to go up the towers a small fee will apply, this is normally only allowed if the weather is good.