The picturesque Arcas, the imposing cathedral, the enchanted Bärenloch: Switzerland's oldest city has many sights to discover. Go on an exploration tour!

Our top sights

  • Old Town

    The historic Old Town is very worth seeing and completely car-free. It offers a wide range of cultural activities, shopping facilities, cafés, restaurants and bars.

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  • Cathedral of the Assumption

    The Episcopal Court with its 800-year-old cathedral, one of Switzerland's most important cultural monuments, towers above the old town.

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  • Arcas

    The Arcas is a picturesque square in the old town of Chur. The ensemble of medieval rows of houses and the modern open space in between give it its special ambience.

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  • Obertor

    The Obertor is a listed city gate, which together with the Malteser and Sennhof towers is one of the remaining towers of the medieval town fortifications.

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  • Church St. Martin

    St. Martin's Church rises high above the roofs of the old town. It was the centre and starting point of the Reformation in Chur. The famous glass paintings of Augusto Giacometti were installed in 1919.

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  • Roman excavations

    The Roman conquest 2000 years ago is an important part of Chur's settlement history. In the protective building of star architect Peter Zumthor, finds from this period are presented.

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  • Giger Bar

    In his hometown H.R. Giger, Oscar-winner and creator of the Aliens, has opened his bar. Skeletal chairs and scary sculptures are out of this world.

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Overview of all sights
Discover the most important sights in Chur and in the Chur Rhine Valley.
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Guided city tours

The oldest city in Switzerland and important episcopal centre has many a story to tell. Centuries of history have shaped and left their mark on this city. Immerse yourself in the past on a guided tour.

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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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