Obertor
St. Martinskirche mit Blick auf Calanda

Obertor

© Yvonne Bollhalder 

St. Martinskirche mit Blick auf Calanda

© Andrea Badrutt, Chur 

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Sights in Chur

Altes Gebäu
Altes Gebäu
Arcas
Arcas
Bahnhofplatz
Bahnhofplatz
Bärenloch
Bärenloch
Episcopal Courtyard and Cathedral
Episcopal Courtyard and Cathedral
Bündner Kunstmuseum (Museum of Fine Arts)
Bündner Kunstmuseum (Museum of Fine Arts)
The Arosa Railway
The Arosa Railway
Fontanapark
Fontanapark
Giger Bar
Giger Bar
Graubünden Cantonal Bank
Graubünden Cantonal Bank
Cantonal Parliament Building and Theater Chur
Cantonal Parliament Building and Theater Chur
St. Martin’s Church / St. Martin's square
St. Martin’s Church / St. Martin's square
Church of St. Regula
Church of St. Regula
Kirchgasse
Kirchgasse
Kornplatz
Kornplatz
Malteserturm
Malteserturm
Marsöl
Marsöl
Neues Gebäu
Neues Gebäu
Oberer Spaniöl
Oberer Spaniöl
Obertor
Obertor
Post Office Building
Post Office Building
Postplatz
Postplatz
Rathaus
Rathaus
Rhaetian Museum
Rhaetian Museum
Rhaetian Railway (RhB) Administration Building
Rhaetian Railway (RhB) Administration Building
Haldenstein Castle
Haldenstein Castle
Protective buildings for Roman Excavations
Protective buildings for Roman Excavations
Stadtgarten
Stadtgarten
Tactile model of Chur historic centre
Tactile model of Chur historic centre
Unterer Spaniöl
Unterer Spaniöl
Welschdörfli
Welschdörfli

Altes Gebäu

Altes Gebäude

Magnificent buildings are impressive for a short time, but they quickly become boring. However, this is not the case with the Altes Gebäu. The baroque city palace, built between 1727 and 1729, fascinates above all as a result of its concept as an overall work of art; politician Peter von Salis-Soglio extended his residence by adding a huge garden, the presentday Fontana Park. The interior of the building reveals great attention to detail; one room is entirely decorated in a Chinese style, while another boasts a ceiling with inlaid mountain crystals. Elaborate paintings can also be found adorning the walls.

Enjoy the full glory of the Alte Gebäu on a virtual tour.

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Altstadtführung

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