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Church of Our Lady (Fraumunster)

Fraumunsterstrasse | Münsterhof, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
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This prominent 13th-century Gothic cathedral is perhaps best known for one of its more recent additions, stained-glass windows designed by Marc Chagall in the 1970s.
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Fraumunsterstrasse | Münsterhof, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
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This lovely church which was founded as a convent in 853 and was for many centuries and Benedictine Convent until the Reformation. The actual Church interior is simple and plain, but with amazing Chagal Windows from the 1970s. The exterior and cloisters and lovely and...More

Thank JohnHWBirmingham
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Entry is free for children. Adults pay 5 CHF each. You can choose between an audio guide or a brochure. We choose both. The 5 large stained glass windows designed by Marc Chagall are stunning. You are not allowed to take photos inside the church.

Thank Cynarix
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What I have noticed it is that people who are in the church ( not the church clergy)do not welcome tourists. For me this has happened only in Switzerland.

Thank Alinashaq
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Windows painted by Marc Chagall. Very good audioguides that explain everything about the artist's intent.

Thank Road-Lifer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Would deinitely recommend the audio tour of this church - which focused on the stained glass windows by renowned artist Marc Chagall.

Thank Granita43
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A church or historic site is my question. I believe it to be a historic site since they asked us to pay 5chf per head. Some very well preserved history. The stain glass art was very impressive considering the age. You are not allowed to...More

Thank Justin M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Marc Chagall is my favorite artist. I had a 5 hour layover in Zurich, so I was excited to see this church that had his stained glass artwork. It was mesmerizing sight to see. I will always cherish seeing his work in person. Not only...More

Thank kingkangreturns
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This church is home to the beautiful stained glass windows by Marc Chagal. The church itself is peaceful and quiet. The day we visited there was an organ concert.

Thank Judy H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The audio guide is very informative. This church has existed from 800 AD. Was impressed by my first exposure to Zurich's role in the Reformation movement. Interesting to hear about the efforts of Zwingli and Pastor Ulrich esp considering that in their days their theories...More

Thank lamatashi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful old church in the heart of the Old Town in beautiful Zürich! I would highly recommend visiting and paying the small amount to go inside and see the amazing architecture and of course, the colorful and amazingly beautiful stain glass windows. Doesn't take a...More

Thank NateM5
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