We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

St. Peterskirche

St. Peterhofstatt 1, Zurich, Switzerland
+41 44 211 25 88
Website
Save
Book In Advance
More Info
US$25.98*
and up
Zurich Old Town Walking Tour
More Info
US$35.33*
and up
Zurich Highlights Tour
More Info
US$97.43*
and up
Private Tour: Zurich City Highlights
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
One of the oldest churches in the city, this cathedral is best known for having the largest clock face in Europe.
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good49%
  • Average18%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“clock face” (41 reviews)
“clock tower” (14 reviews)
“big clock” (9 reviews)
LOCATION
St. Peterhofstatt 1, Zurich, Switzerland
Old Town
CONTACT
Website
+41 44 211 25 88
Write a Review
Reviews (425)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 168 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

This church and it's huge clock are visable from nearly everywhere in Zurich. The outside outshines the inside.

Thank TroubadourBCN
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

its the architecture that is interesting here. the inside is rather elegant with a chandelier and columns.

Thank wokabaut
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have seen this church from the outside but did not visit it. Impressive is the big clock on the tower.

Thank LiefhebberD
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On our way to the Lidenhofplatz, we visited the 3rd of the main churches of Zurich. St Peter’s church is easily recognizable because of its huge clock. The clock face measures 8.7 meters in diameter. From ground level, it does not appear this huge. After...More

Thank GreenThumb331
Reviewed 15 September 2017

I'm not sure this church is a "must do", certainly not compared to other intricately detailed cathedrals that dot the Swiss / European landscape.

Thank JCW703
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We happened to arrived when a choir did an impromptu song. Made our day. It's free and well worth a visit. For every minute the large hand of the clock moves 45cm on the diameter. Inside the church has good proportions and some amazing wooden...More

Thank carronbrae
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Well worth visiting, for the peaceful calm interior, note photographs not permitted inside. A simple plain interior beautiful stained glass windows and impressive pipe organ.

Thank JohnHWBirmingham
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Sankt Peter is claiming to sport the largest dial of a church or spire clock in Europe; of course our British friends cannot let this small triumph be in our hands, they claim that Big Bens clock in London may sport a dial with some...More

1  Thank Rudolf S
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

When we arrived we could not get in as services were going on. However we waited and were glad we did. The beautiful openness and wood were wonderful to see. The tolling of the bells was fantastic.

Thank motheroftwokids
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

We had the opportunity to hear a beautiful organ concert here. The inside of the church is rather simple with very few decorations, but the outside boasts a beautiful large clock. This is definitely a beautiful church and for organ concerts it's magnificent

Thank Clevlander
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Kindli
469 reviews
.09 km away
Ristorante Bindella
478 reviews
.09 km away
Restaurant Zunfthaus zur Waag
273 reviews
.14 km away
Lindenhofkeller
286 reviews
.12 km away
Nearby Attractions
Lindenhofplatz
674 reviews
.17 km away
Lindenhof
429 reviews
.18 km away
Niederdorf
416 reviews
.21 km away
Church of Our Lady (Fraumunster)
1,273 reviews
.18 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from St. Peterskirche staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit