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Grossmünster

Grossmünster

Grossmunster - is one of the main churches of Zurich, which is located on the banks of the River Limmat. 

According to ancient legend, the monastery was founded Grossmunster over the graves of the patron saints of Zurich - Felix and Regula. The church played an important role in the development of Protestantism during the Reformation in Switzerland. 

Attention riveting two tall spiers of the monastery, which reach heights of 60 meters. The building of the monastery is made ​​in the Romanesque architectural style. The interiors of the temple are decorated quite modest. The only decorations are unique stained glass windows of the church, made ​​Augusto Giacometti, as well as the majestic brass gates. At the altar of the Grossmünster a statue of King Charlemagne. 

From the observation deck, which are 200 steps winding staircase, stunning views of Lake Zurich. To get to the monastery can Grossmunster on trams number 4 and 15. Need to go to the bus stop Rathaus. 

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