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Grossmünster Bell Tower - Zurich, Switzerland
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist
N 47° 22.221 E 008° 32.629
32T E 465559 N 5246421
Quick Description: The north tower (on the left side of the church) is the bell tower for the Grossmünster (English: Great Minster), a 12th-century church in Zurich, Switzerland.
Location: Zürich, Switzerland
Date Posted: 9/26/2014 1:06:26 PM
Waymark Code: WMMJ57
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 11

Long Description:
"The north tower (which holds the bells) was taller than its south counterpart until the 15th century, when the south tower was heightened to match. After a fire in 1763, the spires and tops of the Grossmünster's towers were destroyed. They were reconstructed with the Gothic-style sections that can be seen today."

--Source: Sacred Destinations (visit link)

To hear what the bells, check out this You Tube link (visit link)
Address of Tower:
Grossmünsterplatz
Zurich, Switzerland
8001


Still Operational: yes

Relevant website?: [Web Link]

Rate tower:

Tours or visits allowed in tower?: Yes

Number of bells in tower?: Not Listed

Visit Instructions:
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