Attractions

Top Choice Library in St Gallen

Stiftsbibliothek

St Gallen’s abbey library is one of the world’s oldest and it's Switzerland's finest example of rococo architecture. Along with the rest of the Benedictine monastery, founded by St Gall in 612, the library forms a U…
Cathedral in St Gallen

Dom

St Gallen's twin-towered, mid-18th-century cathedral is only slightly less ornate than the world-famous Stiftsbibliothek library nearby. The cathedral features dark and stormy frescos and mint-green stucco embellish…
Museum in St Gallen

Textilmuseum

St Gallen has long been an important hub of the Swiss textile industry, and this museum pays homage to that tradition. The collection brings together many centuries of textiles from all over the world – from fabrics…
Church in St Gallen

St Laurenzen-Kirche

St Gallen’s cathedral gets all the attention, but this Protestant neo-Gothic church is also beautiful, with its mosaic-tiled roof, delicate floral frescos and star-studded ceiling resembling a night sky. Climb the t…
Landmark in St Gallen

Stadtlounge

Quite astonishingly, part of historic St Gallen is covered by a rubberised red tennis-court coating, with in-situ outdoor-furniture-like chairs, sofas and tables – even a car. This zany art-installation project by P…