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Zürichsee-Rundweg
Zürichsee-Rundweg
Stage 10, Küsnacht ZH–Zürich, Bürkliplatz
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Zürichsee-Rundweg
Zürichsee-Rundweg
Stage 1, Zürich, Bürkliplatz–Adliswil
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Mittelländer Hügelroute
Mittelländer Hügelroute
Stage 4, Muri AG–Zürich
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Goldküste–Limmat
Goldküste–Limmat
Stage 2, Zürich–Baden
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Goldküste–Limmat
Goldküste–Limmat
Stage 1, Rapperswil–Zürich
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L'Areuse–Emme–Sihl
L'Areuse–Emme–Sihl
Stage 5, Hochdorf (Urswil)–Zürich
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Rhein–Hirzel–Linth
Rhein–Hirzel–Linth
Stage 1, Kaiserstuhl–Zürich
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Rhein–Hirzel–Linth
Rhein–Hirzel–Linth
Stage 2, Zürich–Pfäffikon SZ
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Wyland–Downtown
Wyland–Downtown
Stage 2, Winterthur–Zürich
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Zürich–Einsiedeln Bike
Zürich
Fraumünster Church

Fraumünster Church

Fraumünster Church is located in the heart of Zürich's Old Town. The beautiful Romanesque-Gothic building and the stained glass windows by Marc Chagall and Augusto Giacometti attract large numbers of visitors every day.
Founded in 853 by King Louis the German, this church with its convent was inhabited by the female members of the aristocracy of southern Germany. It enjoyed the patronage of kings and the right to mint coins in Zürich until well into the 13th century. Ownership of the church and convent passed to the city of Zürich after the Reformation. Important architectural features include the Romanesque choir and the high vaulted transept.

The nave was last renovated in 1911, following on from work to heighten the north tower and remove the south tower in the 18th century. In addition to the largest organ in the canton (5,793 pipes), its most stunning jewels are the stained glass windows: those in the north transept are by Alberto Giacometti's cousin, Augusto (1945), the five-part cycle in the choir (1970) and the rosette in the southern transept (1978) are by Marc Chagall. There is a series of frescos by Paul Bodmer in the cloister to mark the founding of the Fraumünster.
Fraumünster Church is located in the heart of Zürich's Old Town. The beautiful Romanesque-Gothic building and the stained glass windows by Marc Chagall and Augusto Giacometti attract large numbers of visitors every day.
Founded in 853 by King Louis the German, this church with its convent was inhabited by the female members of the aristocracy of southern Germany. It enjoyed the patronage of kings and the right to mint coins in Zürich until well into the 13th century. Ownership of the church and convent passed to the city of Zürich after the Reformation. Important architectural features include the Romanesque choir and the high vaulted transept.

The nave was last renovated in 1911, following on from work to heighten the north tower and remove the south tower in the 18th century. In addition to the largest organ in the canton (5,793 pipes), its most stunning jewels are the stained glass windows: those in the north transept are by Alberto Giacometti's cousin, Augusto (1945), the five-part cycle in the choir (1970) and the rosette in the southern transept (1978) are by Marc Chagall. There is a series of frescos by Paul Bodmer in the cloister to mark the founding of the Fraumünster.

Fraumünster Church

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Zürich Tourismus
Im Hauptbahnhof
8021 Zürich
Tel. +41 (0)44 215 40 00
information@zuerich.com
www.zuerich.com

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Hotel Swiss Night by Fassbind
Hotel Swiss Night by Fassbind
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Hotel Züri by Fassbind
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Jugendherberge Zürich
Jugendherberge Zürich
Zürich
Sorell Hotel Rex
Sorell Hotel Rex
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Hiking in the surroundings

Zürichsee-Rundweg
Zürichsee-Rundweg
Stage 10, Küsnacht ZH–Zürich, Bürkliplatz
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Zürichsee-Rundweg
Zürichsee-Rundweg
Stage 1, Zürich, Bürkliplatz–Adliswil
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Cycling in the surroundings

Mittelländer Hügelroute
Mittelländer Hügelroute
Stage 4, Muri AG–Zürich
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Goldküste–Limmat
Goldküste–Limmat
Stage 2, Zürich–Baden
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Goldküste–Limmat
Goldküste–Limmat
Stage 1, Rapperswil–Zürich
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L'Areuse–Emme–Sihl
L'Areuse–Emme–Sihl
Stage 5, Hochdorf (Urswil)–Zürich
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Rhein–Hirzel–Linth
Rhein–Hirzel–Linth
Stage 1, Kaiserstuhl–Zürich
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Rhein–Hirzel–Linth
Rhein–Hirzel–Linth
Stage 2, Zürich–Pfäffikon SZ
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Wyland–Downtown
Wyland–Downtown
Stage 2, Winterthur–Zürich
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Biking in the surroundings

Zürich–Einsiedeln Bike