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Attractions to explore nearby Kirche St. Laurenzen

Kirche St. LaurenzenMarktgasse 25, 9000 St. Gallen, Switzerland

The St. Laurenzen Church is a federal monument and is considered a monument of national importance. It was built between 1850 and 1854 in  neo-Gothic style.  After climbing the tower, you will have a wonderful view over the roofs of St.Gallen. The church takes its name from the martyr Lawrence of Rometo whom it was dedicated to. It is classified as a building worthy of national protection and, as a monument of national importance, is therefore under federal monument protection.

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Abbey of Saint Gall0.11 KMs away from Kirche St. Laurenzen

The Convent of St Gall, a perfect example of a great Carolingian monastery, was, from the 8th century to its secularization in 1805, one of the most important in Europe. Its library is one of the richest and oldest in the world and contains precious manuscripts such as the earliest-known architectural plan drawn on parchment. One of the famous tourist and pilgrimage centers and this area and is a worth visit.

Abbey Library of Saint Gall0.14 KMs away from Kirche St. Laurenzen

The Abbey Library of Saint Gall is a significant medieval monastic library located in St. Gallen, Switzerland. In 1983, the library, as well as the Abbey of St. Gall, were designated a World Heritage Site, as “an outstanding example of a large Carolingian monastery and was, since the 8th century until its secularisation in 1805, one of the most important cultural centers in Europe”.

St. Gallen Cathedral0.14 KMs away from Kirche St. Laurenzen

A Roman Catholic church in the city of St. Gallen, Switzerland. Part of the Abbey of St. Gall, it has been the cathedral of the Diocese of St. Gallen since 1847. Completed in 1767, the cathedral was designed by Peter Thumb, who also designed Abbey's famous library. Among its rich decorations are frescoes painted mostly by Josef Wannenmacher, and the most complete set of historic church bells in Switzerland. The south altar features a bell brought back by Saint Gall himself from Ireland, one of t

Karlstor0.17 KMs away from Kirche St. Laurenzen

Karlstor is the only remaining gate of the original eight gates in the town wall. It is named after Cardinal Karl Borromäus of Milan who is supposed to have been the first person to go through the gate. It was built in the year of 1570.

Drei Weieren0.67 KMs away from Kirche St. Laurenzen

A sweet pond landscape stretches out in the south of the city, on a high plateau below Mount Freuden. It is the local recreation area for the city inhabitants and part of a connecting nature protection area that runs along the entire southern slope of the city. An oasis of peace in the middle of the city.

Wildlife Park Peter and Paul2.86 KMs away from Kirche St. Laurenzen

The Peter and Paul Wildlife Park is located on the Rosenberg hill northeast of St. Gallen in the Rotmonten district. It is part of an important local recreation area in the city. The wildlife park is home to various mainly native species such as ibex , chamois , lynx , deer , wild boar , marmots and wild cats. Admission is free and possible around the clock and all year round.  The wildlife park has a visitor center.  The park has a restaurant with a terrace. It is owned by the local community o

Botanical Garden2.87 KMs away from Kirche St. Laurenzen

Set on 3 acres of land around the main building, the garden is home to 8,000 varieties of plants from all the continents, such as the giant-leaved rhubarb from Chili. A pergola has been erected in front of a water feature rich in bulrushes and reeds. Two tropical greenhouses provide shelter to cacti, palm trees, orchids, giant water lilies and so on.

Gübsensee5.37 KMs away from Kirche St. Laurenzen

Gübsensee is a reservoir near the city of St. Gallen, Switzerland. Its dams were built between 1898 and 1900, the first hydroelectric reservoir in Switzerland. Kraftwerk Kubel has generated electrical power there since 1900.  Gübsensee Ost is a gravity dam with a height of 24 m, Gübsensee West an earth fill dam.  The lake's surface area is 0.17 km2. Its volume is 1.5 Mio m³.  The Gübsensee and the surrounding area is today protected as a nature reserve.

Appenzeller Volkskunde-Museum Stein6.22 KMs away from Kirche St. Laurenzen

Located in the middle of the beautiful hill country of Appenzell and is mainly dedicated to the Appenzell alpine dairy culture and the textile home industry.

Walter Zoo6.88 KMs away from Kirche St. Laurenzen

The biggest private zoo in Switzerland, the largest chimpanzee enclosure in Switzerland. Barbecue by the romantic pond, pony and camel rides. Watching the show presented in the circus tent, admiring more than 500 animals, and having lots of fun at the play facilities will make your visit a delightful experience.

Rosenberg Castle7.77 KMs away from Kirche St. Laurenzen

A royal hermitage set in the King’s Garden in the heart of Copenhagen, Rosenborg Castle features 400 years of splendor, royal art treasures, and the Crown Jewels and Royal Regalia. Among the main attractions is the Great Hall with the coronation thrones and three life-size silver lions standing guard. There are also so many attractions in and around at this place.

Gäbris8.34 KMs away from Kirche St. Laurenzen

The Gäbris is an elevation in the canton of Appenzell Ausserrhoden and with its 1247 m represents the northernmost Swiss foothills of the Alps. Due to its exhaust location in the middle of the Appenzell hilly landscape, it is known as a beautiful panoramic mountain and a destination for numerous hikers and bikers. The Gasthaus Oberer Gäbris is located near the summit.

Hundwiler Höhi9.86 KMs away from Kirche St. Laurenzen

The Hundwiler Höhi is a mountain of the Appenzell Alps, located on the border between the Swiss cantons of Appenzell Ausserrhoden and Appenzell Innerrhoden. It is situated between Hundwil and Gonten.  The summit is easily accessible from every side of the mountain and is a popular vantage point over the Säntis, the Alpstein massif, and Lake Constance. A mountain hut is located near the top.