Zürich Things to Do

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  • 1. Bahnhofstrasse

    4 out of 5 stars

    The Bahnhofstrasse in Zürich is a ca. 1,5 km long street which - as the name says - starts at the Zürich "Bahnhof" (central station). It is one of the most expensive shopping streets in the world;...

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  • 2. Grossmünster Churche

    The beautiful Grossmünsterchurch at the Zwingliplatz - an iconic view of Zürich - has two main attractions. The church as we know it now was built in the romanic style between the 12th and 13th...

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  • 3. Uetliberg

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    That is, assuming the weather is reasonable. If you only want the views...and they are superb....I think there would be little point in going up Zurich's very own little mountain on a less-than-clear...

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  • 4. Lindenhof

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The "Lindenhof" on a hill close to the Rennweg, is one of Zürichs prettiest squares, named after the many linden trees that grow here and spend shade. The square was historically a place of public...

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  • 5. Fraumünster Churche

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The Fraumünster church is one of the major oldtown churches of Zürich. In the mid-9th century AD a monastery was established here, based around the church. Its main attraction today are five beautiful...

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  • 6. Lake Zürich

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Henry Moore's Sheep Piece by Lake Zurich is name for two connected huge bronze abstract sculptures. This sculpture was erected in 1976 and in that time Henry Moore has exhibition of his work at the...

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  • 7. Lindt & Sprungli Chocolate Factory Shop

    Please note that tours at the LINDT chocolate factory are not available. The chocolate museum is temporarily closed as well. Instead you can visit the factory shop which is open from Monday to...

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  • 8. Hauptbahnhof - Main Station

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Zürich Central Station is the largest railway station in Switzerland and a major traffic hub for international and local trains and city travel (tram). The first central station building was built in...

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  • 9. St. Peter's Church

    This church stands (right next to the Lindenhof Roman site) on a very ancient sacred site. In the 8th-9th centuries (700s-800s) a Christian church building was constructed on the site of a Roman...

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  • 10. Swiss National Museum

    4 out of 5 stars

    The Landesmuseum has an extensive collection dedicated to Swiss history. As of now (2014) it is undergoing extensive renovations, but a visit is still highly recommended. The museum gives an...

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  • 11. Augustinergasse

    The Augustinergasse street is located close to Bahnhofstrasse and Rennweg, in the Lindenhof quarter. In the 17th century, wealthy patricians settled here and competed with each other for the most...

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  • 12. Limmatquai

    The Limmatquai is a car-free road in the Zürich Oldtown, connecting the Bellevue square with Central Square, on the right bank of the River Limmat. Many local attractions such as the Grossmünster...

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  • 13. Kunsthaus - Art Gallery

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The Kunsthaus Zürich has a major collection of international and Swiss art, among them many Switzerland artists from the 18th-19th century such as Füssli, Hodler and Böcklin. Apart from the regular...

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  • 14. Zoo

    The Masoala rainforest hall is a part of the zoo Zurich located on the Zurichberg and was opened in 2004. The attraction is named after the Masoala peninsula in Madagascar, and is the source for the...

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  • 15. Streetparade

    The largest Techno parade in the world takes place every year in the first half of August in Zurich. There are about 35 Lovemobile (trucks) which playing different kinds of technomusic. The best...

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  • 16. Old Town - Altstadt

    Compact, beautifully preserved, the Altstadt on the eastern banks of the Limmat is a great place to simply wander, ducking down alleyways, admiring the stunning window displays, grabbing a coffee to...

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  • 17. University

    Zürich University is a largest university in Switzerland. It was found in 1833 when colleges of law, medicine and theology were united with college of philosophy. Monarch nor church didnt participate...

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  • 18. Opera House

    The neo-classica Zürich Opera - located at the Sechseläutenplatz - was opened 1891 and has space for 1100 visitors. An interesting fact is that almost identical copies of the building have been built...

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  • 19. Bürkliplatz

    "Abduction from the Olympus" (German: "Entführung aus dem Olymp") is official name for popular sculpture on Zurich lake shore or simply Ganymede (this is inscription on statue base). That statues...

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  • 20. Chinese Garden

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Established in 1993/1994, this Chinese Garden was a gift of Zürichs partner town Kunming. The garden is located near the Zürichsee shore and features chinese architecture and landscaped gardens, with...

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  • 21. Niederdorf

    Exploring this area is a must. Niederdorf is a lively place in the old town that stretches from Central Square to the Great Church Square. A wonderful place for shopping during the day, and a popular...

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  • 22. Rapperswil

    In addition to being a car-free medieval town, Rapperswil, the city of roses, has a great deal to offer namely a lovely bathing resort, a castle with a Polish museum, Knies Children's Zoo, a wooden...

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  • 23. ETH - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology

    Photos: 1. Main building of the ETH 2. Entrance to the main building 3. Inside the main building 4. Looking up The ETH was founded in 1855 as the Federal Polytechnical School, but in 1911 it changed...

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  • 24. Zunfthaus zur Meisen

    Zunfthaus zur Meisen (meaning: the guild house of the Zunft zur Meisen) is interesting building with great historical value for city. It was build in 1757 in today Lindenhof quarter of Old town...

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  • 25. Predigerkirche

    Predigerkirche was first built in 1231 as part of a non-extant Dominican monastery. The existing church, however, is a reconstruction that was completed in 1350, and its interior was remodelled in the...

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