Grossmünster Zurich, Switzerland 1090-1230
The unique and imposing Great Minster was built in 1090 by Charlemagne as a shrine to local martyrs. Later, Zwingli preached the Reformation from its pulpit.
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- 47.370033° N, 8.544048° E
Zurich in the DaylightPosted December 29, 2006 by Holly Hayes Part of: December in Switzerland
Day 2, December 18, 2006 Breakfast was included at our ZÃ¼rich hotel and it was really fun. They had not only the standard continental fare - croissants, bread, jam, cereal, coffee, juice - but also fresh eggs that you boiled yourself and fresh oranges to squeeze in a juicer yourself. We had a great time and it was…
Switzerland Day 1: Heathrow to Basel to ZurichPosted December 27, 2006 by Holly Hayes Part of: December in Switzerland
Our trip to Switzerland for the pre-holidays (Dec. 17-23) was wonderful and very festive. It was mighty cold - below freezing the entire time - but it never snowed. That was okay, though, as we had some blue-sky days in the cities and we still got to enjoy the snow during our day in the Alps. Airport Adventures Thanks…
- Official Website of Grossmünster. Web. Official website.