Chur Tourism - The Swiss Alpine City, Graubünden


Giger Bar

The famous Giger Bar was opened by the Chur artist and Oscar prize winner H.R. Giger.

H.R. Giger achieved world renown with his "creation" of the "Alien". The Oscar prize-winner established a bar in his hometown that is a must-visit for anyone who is a fan.The bar was originally planned for New York. As scheduling difficulties stymied this project, the bar with its exclusive Giger design was opened in the Kalchbuhl Centre. The entire interior décor of the bar and the furniture were designed by H.R. Giger.

Business hours

  • Mon - Fri 8 - 20 h
  • Sat 8 - 18 h
  • Sun closed

Further information

Giger Bar

Comercialstrasse 23
7000 Chur

Phone +41 (0)81 253 75 06

Source: Chur Tourismus

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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