Chur Tourism - The Swiss Alpine City, Graubünden

Art & Culture

The capital of the canton of Graubünden has already surprised many visitors. When driving past, one has no idea what treasures are hidden in the centre of this lively mountain metropolis: a very interesting and beautiful Old Town, a rich cultural offer as well as the diverse and varied architecture make a visit to Chur incomparable. A personal glance has already turned many visitors into fans of the Swiss Alpine City.

Grisons Art Museum
Domschatz: Eucharistiekästchen
Cathedral Treasury Museum
Since Augus 2020t, the cathedral treasure museum is open to the public. Shown are the Cathedral Treasury and the cycle of Renaissance death pictures from the Episcopal Palace in Chur.
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Discover the cantonal museums of Graubünden

  • Graubünden Art Museum

    The Graubünden Art Museum sees itself as a centre for art in and from Graubünden with an international appeal. With the 2014-2016 expansion, it has become one of the most attractive museums of Switzerland.

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  • Raetian Museum

    In the middle of the Old Town in a magnificent building, the Raetian Museum presents Graubünden's history and interesting stories from the beginnings to the present. Travel through the centuries on four floors.

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  • Graubünden Natural History Museum

    In the Graubünden Natural History Museum you will discover many interesting and exciting facts about the flora, fauna and geology of the canton of Graubünden.

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Forum Würth Chur

The Forum Würth Chur regularly presents exhibitions from the collection of Reinhold Würth, one of the most important private collections in Europe. Among the approximately 18,000 works there are numerous sculptures. In the sculpture park near the Würth International headquarters in Chur, works by Niki de Saint-Phalle, Jean Tinguely and Bernhard Luginbühl, among others, are on display.

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Mühleturm mit grösstem Wandgemälde der Schweiz
Street Art in Chur
As the home town of the internationally renowned street art artist Fabian «Bane» Florin, several exceptional graffiti artworks can be found in Chur, including the largest wall painting in Switzerland.
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HR Giger

The well-known artist HR Giger (1940 - 2014) was born as the son of a pharmacist in Chur. HR Giger achieved world fame as a representative of fantastic realism. He was awarded an Oscar in 1980 for the design of the "Alien" for Ridley Scott's film of the same name. In his hometown Chur you can get closer to the art of HR Giger in different places.

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Theatre & Music

In addition to its own productions, the Theatre Chur also offers guest performances from all over the world, while the Klibühni Theatre presents cabaret and local cultural creations. Musical delicacies of all kinds can also be heard in many places.

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Theatre Chur
Contemporary Architecture
Graubünden has an extremely diverse contemporary architecture. In Chur, too, there are important buildings that shape the image of the city and are part of the current architectural discourse.
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Guided City Tours, Sights & Events

  • Guided City Tours

    The oldest city in Switzerland and important episcopal centre has many a story to tell.On the guided city tours you will learn exciting facts and interesting stories about the Alpine City.

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  • Sights & Attractions

    The picturesque Arcas, the imposing cathedral, the enchanted Bärenloch: in Switzerland's oldest city there are numerous sights to discover. Go on a discovery tour!

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  • Events

    Browse through our calendar of events and discover well-known top events such as the Schlagerparade, the Churer Fest or the numerous small and fine insider tips.

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