Wasserkirche - Zurich, Switzerland
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N 47° 22.186 E 008° 32.597
32T E 465518 N 5246357
Quick Description: The Wasserkirche (English: Water Church) was built in 1479-1484 in the late Gothic architectural style in Zurich, Switzerland. It belongs to the Evangelical Reformed Church of the Canton of Zürich.
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Date Posted: 1/3/2015 1:35:55 PM
Waymark Code: WMN6AY
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane
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Long Description:
An historical marker (in German) at the church reads:

Hinrichtungsstätte der stadtpatrone Felix und Regula. 1479-84 erbaute stadtwerkmeister Felder D. Ä. die Wasserkirche als das stilistisch einheitlichste werk der spätgotik in Zürich. 1524 profanierung. 1613-1917 Bürgerbibliothek, AB 1717 Barocke umgestaltung mit galerien. 1939-43 wiederherstellung des kirchenraumes. Unter denkmalschutz seit 1940

[English Translation]

Execution-site of the Saints of the city Felix and Regula. Built in 1479-84 by public works master D. Ä. Felder the Wasserkirche has the most consistent late Gothic style in Zurich. 1524 Reformation. 1613-1917 Citizens Library, AB 1717 Baroque remodeling with galleries. 1939-43 restoration of the church space. Under monument protection since 1940
Reformed or Congregational Denomination: Federation of Swiss Protestant Churches (Evangelical-Reformed Church of the Canton of Zürich)

Associated Website: [Web Link]

Status: Active House of Worship

Address:
Limmatquai 31
Zurich, Switzerland
8001


Date of Construction or Event Occurrence: 1/1/1484

Architect: D. Ä. Felder

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