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In a distant time, Knight Henry II of Rapperswil returned by ship from a crusade. On the high seas, he was surprised by a storm that put his ship in distress. In desperation, Henry prayed to St Mary and vowed to build a monastery if he was saved. And miraculously, a bright star appeared in the sky, calming the raging waves and saving the knight's life.
The walls of the monastery still bear numerous depictions of Mary as the mermaid who rescued Henry from distress at sea. Even the monastery's coat of arms shows a mermaid under a shining star as an eternal reminder of the divine miracle that inspired the founding of Wettingen Monastery. Legend has it that, with a bit of luck, you can still spot real mermaids in Wettingen Abbey today, and so the mystical connection between man and water lives on within the walls of this sacred place.


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Starting location
Monastery Guest Centre
Ending location
Monastery Guest Centre
various interior rooms of the monastery, banks of the Limmat, monastery park
Playing time
2.5-3.5 Hours
Game Languages
adult: CHF 36.00
child: CHF 18.00
From 2 children and 2 adults an additional 30% on all children's tickets
Price category
  • Suitable for dogs: No
  • Suitable for wheelchair: No
  • Suitable for strollers: No


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