St. Peterskirche

St. Peterskirche

This is the oldest church in Zurich, built around 1000 AD. The original 9th-century foundation walls can still be seen today under the chapel. The church also boasts the largest church clock face in the whole of Europe. Up until 1911, the clock tower was used as a fire watch post.

The first mayor of the town, Rudolf Brun, is buried here in the outer tower wall. There are five bells dating from the 1880s in the tower. The largest bell weighs over six tons with the clapper.

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Best Time to Visit: Address: St.-Peter-Hofstatt, 8001 Zurich Hours: Monday โ€“ Friday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. / Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. / Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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