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Top things to do in Zurich

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Ranked #1 of 95 attractions in Zurich
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Ranked #2 of 95 attractions in Zurich
Category: Bodies of Water; Outdoors
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Ranked #3 of 95 attractions in Zurich
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Neighborhoods; Cultural
Owner description: Zürich's historic section features cobblestone streets, a variety of small stores and restaurants and many of the city's most... more » Owner description: Zürich's historic section features cobblestone streets, a variety of small stores and restaurants and many of the city's most significant religious landmarks. « less
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Ranked #4 of 95 attractions in Zurich
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Category: Art Museums; Museums
This fantastic art museum displays Western works since the 1600s and has an especially impressive selection of modern art.
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Ranked #5 of 95 attractions in Zurich
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Lindenhofplatz is a nice quiet park, overlooking the city; where Rietberg Museum is located.
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Ranked #7 of 95 attractions in Zurich
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Owner description: The Zürich Zoo, situated on a hillside away from downtown, is excellent. It’s compact, tree-filled and has about 2,000... more » Owner description: The Zürich Zoo, situated on a hillside away from downtown, is excellent. It’s compact, tree-filled and has about 2,000 animals from 250 different species. There are tropical rainforests and an enormous biosphere. The fascinating Madagascar pavilion and the elephant house are worth a look. Open daily. « less
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Ranked #8 of 95 attractions in Zurich
Category: Art Museums; Museums
Owner description: This art museum is the only art museum in Switzerland that focuses on non-European art, and has a substantial collection from... more » Owner description: This art museum is the only art museum in Switzerland that focuses on non-European art, and has a substantial collection from Asia, America, Africa and Oceania. It's also located in one of Zürich's most beautiful parks. « less
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Ranked #9 of 95 attractions in Zurich
Category: Neighborhoods; Lookouts; Cultural
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Ranked #10 of 95 attractions in Zurich
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
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Ranked #11 of 95 attractions in Zurich
Category: Parks; Outdoors
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Ranked #12 of 95 attractions in Zurich
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites; Cultural

A slender blue spire points skyward from the current church, which was a gift from Ludwig the German. It is famous for its stained glass windows by Marc Chagall. The site on which... more »

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Ranked #13 of 95 attractions in Zurich
Category: Operas; Theaters & Stadiums
This famous performance hall, built in the late 19th century, hosts frequent dramatic and musical events.
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Ranked #14 of 95 attractions in Zurich
Category: Malls; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #15 of 95 attractions in Zurich
Category: Gardens; Outdoors
Affiliated with the University of Zürich, these large gardens feature a huge variety of plants from around the world.
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Ranked #16 of 95 attractions in Zurich
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Owner description: This famous pedestrian street offers the best in world-class shopping opportunities and is also home to some of the world's... more » Owner description: This famous pedestrian street offers the best in world-class shopping opportunities and is also home to some of the world's most important banks. « less
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Ranked #17 of 95 attractions in Zurich
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #18 of 95 attractions in Zurich
Owner description: This 12th-century cathedral has both historical and architectural significance: Ulrich Zwingli led an important sect of the... more » Owner description: This 12th-century cathedral has both historical and architectural significance: Ulrich Zwingli led an important sect of the Reformation from here in the early 1500s, and the cathedral's twin towers serve as perhaps the most recognizable landmarks in modern Zürich. « less
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Ranked #19 of 95 attractions in Zurich
Category: Transportation; Other
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Ranked #20 of 95 attractions in Zurich
Category: History Museums; Museums
Situated in an historic castle, this museum displays a collection of interesting artifacts from throughout Swiss history.
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Ranked #21 of 95 attractions in Zurich
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Ranked #22 of 95 attractions in Zurich
Category: Bodies of Water; Outdoors
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Ranked #23 of 95 attractions in Zurich
Category: Architectural Buildings; Cultural
One of the oldest churches in the city, this cathedral is best known for having the largest clock face in Europe.
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Ranked #24 of 95 attractions in Zurich
Category: Observatories/ Planetariums; Museums
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Ranked #25 of 95 attractions in Zurich
Category: Cemeteries; Cultural

  James Joyce, the author of Ulysses, lived in Zurich from 1915 to 1919, at Universitä tsstrasse 38. In 1941 he returned to Zurich from Paris, only a month before his death. Near... more »

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Ranked #26 of 95 attractions in Zurich
Category: Tours; Cultural
Owner description: This guided walking tour of the Old Town is a rewarding journey of discovery for both visitors and locals. Come face to face... more » Owner description: This guided walking tour of the Old Town is a rewarding journey of discovery for both visitors and locals. Come face to face with Zürich’s past and present through a selection of buildings, stories and anecdotes. You too will be fascinated by the rich testimonies to bygone days which document the early international significance of the city. « less
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Ranked #27 of 95 attractions in Zurich
Category: Neighborhoods; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #28 of 95 attractions in Zurich
Category: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks; Landmarks
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Ranked #29 of 95 attractions in Zurich
Category: Bodies of Water; Outdoors
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Ranked #30 of 95 attractions in Zurich
Category: Bodies of Water; Outdoors
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