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Grossmunster

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Museum of Art

Both Great Church and Museum of Art are rated highly by travel writers. On balance, Museum of Art scores significantly higher than Great Church. Museum of Art comes in at #1 in Zurich with endorsements from 4 publications such as Travel + Leisure, Frommer's and Lonely Planet.

Both Great Church and Museum of Art are rated highly by travel writers. On balance, Museum of Art scores significantly higher than Great Church. Museum of Art comes in at #1 in Zurich with endorsements from 4 publications such as Travel + Leisure, Frommer's and Lonely Planet.

tripexpert score
85
#5 in Zurich
location

Zwingliplatz, Zurich 8001, Switzerland

endorsements
  • 4 endorsements
  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    This impressive cathedral is affectionately known to English speakers as the "Gross Monster. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 35

    Zurich's Grossmünster is austere, stripped of the heavy ornamentation you'll find in the cathedrals of Italy. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet

    Founded by Charlemagne in the 9th century (but heavily reworked since), Zürich's twin-towered landmark cathedral sits directly across the river from Fraumünster. Full Review →

  • 55

    Afar Magazine

    Grossmünster recently acquired destination-worthy art of its own: German artist Sigmar Polke’s beautiful, kaleidoscopic motifs featuring Old Testament figures, installed in 2009. Full Review →

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97
#1 in Zurich

Heimplatz 1, Zurich 8001, Switzerland

  • 5 endorsements
  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    With a varied and high-quality permanent collection of paintings—medieval, Dutch and Italian Baroque, and Impressionist—the Kunsthaus is Zürich's best art museum. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 34

    The treasures span six centuries, from the Middle Ages to the present, but the real emphasis is on 19th- and 20th-century art, with works by all the greats. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    Zürich’s impressive fine arts gallery boasts a rich collection of largely European art. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 55

    This museum's main focus is on modern art, but the first floor has works by Rembrandt, Ruysdael, Fra Angelico, Rubens, and Swiss artists like Hodler, Segantini and Füssli. Full Review →

  • 12

    Travel + Leisure

    The city's preeminent art museum has a first-rate collection of old masters and impressionist paintings as well as exhibitions. Full Review →

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