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A beautiful Switzerland church

Recently had the opportunity to visit this church. It is not very elaborate, but beautiful in its... read more

Reviewed July 5, 2018
Daniel B
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Boynton Beach, Florida
Worth the short climb

Charming and atmospheric little church, and redolent of the early (and English-dominated... read more

Reviewed April 6, 2018
oliverwrightoxford
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed July 22, 2018

This modest church is worth walking a few minutes up to. We thought the gravestones around it were interesting. Evidently, English climbers who died on the Matterhorn are buried here. Or at least, some of them are.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ClaireWilson36
Reviewed July 5, 2018

Recently had the opportunity to visit this church. It is not very elaborate, but beautiful in its simplicity. Worth taking a few minutes to visit inside.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Daniel B
Reviewed April 6, 2018

Charming and atmospheric little church, and redolent of the early (and English-dominated) mountaineering era in Zermatt.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank oliverwrightoxford
Reviewed March 7, 2018

We visited to attend the 6.30 pm service. A warm welcome... mostly English in congregation. The history of this church is part of Zermatt's history and so worthwhile to take time to see it

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Janetbrooks8
Reviewed February 3, 2018

Wondered in here on our trip. Welcoming and peaceful. Beautiful stained glass windows & a view of the Matterhorn from the front door!

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank eder01
Reviewed January 28, 2018

This is a lovely little church that welcomes all. I’ve visited many times on various days, including a Sunday morning service. After a tough climb or a hard day on the slopes, a visit to the Mountaineers cemetery then here, brings home the fragility of...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Rebecca J
Reviewed July 9, 2017

If your into Matterhorn history you must visit. Built after the first ascent, it has details of some the climbers on wall plaques.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank PamNewall
Reviewed June 24, 2017

It is a beautiful church in Zermatt. Unluckily when we were there in afternoon it was closed. From outside it looked awesome.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank prashantn202
Reviewed May 15, 2017

I wandered into this lovely church during my recent weekend stay in Zermatt. This church is simple and elegant with lovely wall paintings and decor. A nice little retreat from the Zermatt shops and restaurants nearby.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Sarah C
Reviewed February 27, 2017

This pretty spired church just above the main street, just on from the Romantica Hotel, tells a bigger story than might first strike you. Built at the turn of the previous century with funds raised by the Alpine Club, St.Peter's is a foundation stone in...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Mike G
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