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St. Maria Himmelfahrt Cathedral

Hof 18, Chur 7000, Switzerland
+41 81 252 92 50
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Decent looking church

This wasn’t the nicest church in Cologne but when you’re right next to the Cologne Cathedral, even... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Daniel A
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Beijing, China
A very nice cathedral in the high part of Chur

The stroll up to reach this cathedral is very lovely and picturesque and this place of worship is... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2018
Ricardo B
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London, United Kingdom
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1 week ago
“Decent looking church”
6 Jul 2018
“A very nice cathedral in the high part of Chur ”
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Hof 18, Chur 7000, Switzerland
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+41 81 252 92 50
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This wasn’t the nicest church in Cologne but when you’re right next to the Cologne Cathedral, even second best would be honorable. We happened to walk into the church, the organist was practicing, but it was at a time when he was hitting one key...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

The stroll up to reach this cathedral is very lovely and picturesque and this place of worship is situated in the walled part of the upper city. The Cathedral is in general quite austere but peaceful with very nice interior. Really worth the exercise

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Reviewed 6 April 2018

The Cathedral is nice and stands overlooking the old city. It is nicely decorated and some woodcarvings are very nice.

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Reviewed 23 October 2017

This is a lovely and much simpler Cathedral than normally found. It has been somewhat modernised but in my view extremely sympathetically handled. Its a truly beautiful building and extremely peaceful as you would expect with some interesting Fresco work and more modern attachments. Well...More

1  Thank Arnold L
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Reviewed 7 August 2017

Step into this building and travel back to 452AD through the reign of Charlemagne and 1152-1272 which is when some of the glorious stained glass dates back to. Our only disappointment was the lack of a leaflet in English ,however our combination of German and...More

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Reviewed 27 October 2016

The cathedral lies at the top of the hill on the edge of the old town, lots of steps, or a long walk around them are needed, but worth it to see the cathedral square and look at the cathedral itself. After seeing lots of...More

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Reviewed 23 October 2016

If you are in the old town, it is worrth a detour up to the cathedral, althought the route we took required uss climbing steps. However, at the top we noticed it could be accessed by car.

Thank Kevin H
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Reviewed 16 September 2016

First and foremost, this is a place of worship and hence reviewing it entirely as a tourist attraction might not be appropriate. Having said that, this is a MUST VISIT in Chur, even if you follow a different religion. The Cathedral is absolutely beautiful. Be...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Some wonderful medieval and gothic features . Beautiful paintings with Some ancient stone work , well worth a visit when in Chur

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Reviewed 2 July 2016

Absolutely worth a visit. Amazing ceilings, incredible altar from 1492 restored recently. Some very beautiful paintings.

1  Thank wvdm2016
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