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Grossmünster Church, Zürich.

Grossmünster

The Grossmünster church is a Romanesque-style Protestant church dating back to the 12th century. The twin towers of the Grossmünster are considered two of Zürich’s most recognized landmarks. Construction began around 1100 and the church was inaugurated around 1220. According to legend, the Grossmünster was founded by Charlemagne, whose horse fell to its knees over the tombs of Felix and Regula, Zürich’s two patron saints. Charlemagne thus had a church built as a monastery on the spot.

This long exposure shot (~2 min) of the church looks across the Münsterbrücke, a pedestrian and road bridge dating back to 1836 which spans the Limmat river.

 

 

 

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3 responses

  1. Kathy

    What a beautiful Church and great photo. It is gorgeous. Good job. 🙂

    March 18, 2017 at 4:06 pm

    • Thank! I really appreciate your continued support on this blog.

      March 18, 2017 at 4:36 pm

  2. Super work!

    March 24, 2017 at 11:12 pm

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