Fraumünster Church

Zurich

Zürich: Schweighofstrasse

Zürich: Schweighofstrasse

Zürich: Prime Tower - KV Zürich Business School - Hardbrücke

Zürich: Prime Tower - KV Zürich Business School - Hardbrücke

Zürich (Kreis 4) / Hard: Kreis 5 - Primetower

Zürich (Kreis 4) / Hard: Kreis 5 - Primetower

Zürich: Zoo Zürich

Zürich: Zoo Zürich

Zürich

Zürich

Zürich: Uetliberg - Zürichsee

Zürich: Uetliberg - Zürichsee

Zürich: Dolder Sports

Zürich: Dolder Sports

Zürich: Zoo Zürich

Zürich: Zoo Zürich

Zürich: Hotel Alexander

Zürich: Hotel Alexander

Zürich: Panorama

Zürich: Panorama

Zürich (Kreis 1) / Hochschulen: Bellevue

Zürich (Kreis 1) / Hochschulen: Bellevue

Zürich: Boot Zurisee

Zürich: Boot Zurisee

Zürich › West: Hardbrücke

Zürich › West: Hardbrücke

Zürich: ETH Zentrum

Zürich: ETH Zentrum

Zürich (Kreis 6): Landesmuseum - Erweiterungsbau

Zürich (Kreis 6): Landesmuseum - Erweiterungsbau

Zürich: ETH Zürich - Technopark - Zürich, Zürich HB - Schweizerisches Nationalmuseum - Universität Zürich - Uetliberg

Zürich: ETH Zürich - Technopark - Zürich, Zürich HB - Schweizerisches Nationalmuseum - Universität Zürich - Uetliberg

Zürich (Kreis 6): Altstadt, Hauptbahnhof, Limmat, Sihl

Zürich (Kreis 6): Altstadt, Hauptbahnhof, Limmat, Sihl

Leutschenbach: Gebäude des SF

Leutschenbach: Gebäude des SF

Zürich › Nord: KV Zürich Business School - Hard One - Best Carwash - Hardbrücke - Escher Wyss - Schiffbau - Jumbo compact Zürich - Abaton

Zürich › Nord: KV Zürich Business School - Hard One - Best Carwash - Hardbrücke - Escher Wyss - Schiffbau - Jumbo compact Zürich - Abaton

Zürich: Grossmünster - Zürichsee - Zurich town hall - Helmhaus - Limmat

Zürich: Grossmünster - Zürichsee - Zurich town hall - Helmhaus - Limmat

Zürich: Livespotting - Uetliberg

Zürich: Livespotting - Uetliberg

Located on the west bank of the Limmat, the Fraumünster Church with its green steeple is one of Zurich's most prominent landmarks. Particularly renowned are the glass windows by Marc Chagall and Augusto Giacometti.

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The church was built from the middle of the 9th century on the opposite side of the river to the Grossmünster. Today, many visitors are attracted by the five stained glass windows prepared by Marc Chagall in the 1960’s as well as by the the rosette in the south transept. Another significant glass window is "The Heavenly Paradise" (1945) by Augusto Giacometti, the uncle of the famous Swiss artist Alberto Giacometti, in the north transept. With 5793 pipes, the organ in the Fraumünster Church is the largest in the Canton of Zurich. A cycle of frescos by Paul Bodmer depicts the legend of the founding of the monastery and of the city's patron saints Felix and Regula.

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