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Ranked #1 of 99 attractions in Zurich
Category: Mountains; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #2 of 99 attractions in Zurich
Category: Bodies of Water; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #3 of 99 attractions in Zurich
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Neighborhoods
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 99 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 99 attractions in Zurich
Category: Bodies of Water; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #6 of 99 attractions in Zurich
Category: Neighborhoods; Lookouts
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Ranked #7 of 99 attractions in Zurich
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
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Ranked #8 of 99 attractions in Zurich
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Category: Zoos
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 #9 of 99 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 #10 of 99 attractions in Zurich
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites; Landmarks

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 #11 of 99 attractions in Zurich
Category: Nature and Parks
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Ranked #12 of 99 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 #13 of 99 attractions in Zurich
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
Affiliated with the University of Zürich, these large gardens feature a huge variety of plants from around the world.
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Ranked #14 of 99 attractions in Zurich
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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 #15 of 99 attractions in Zurich
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #16 of 99 attractions in Zurich
Category: Malls; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #17 of 99 attractions in Zurich
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #18 of 99 attractions in Zurich
Category: Transportation
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Ranked #19 of 99 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 #20 of 99 attractions in Zurich
Owner description: An exciting game for groups of 2-12 persons:You get one hour to escape from mysterious rooms searching for hidden doors,... more » Owner description: An exciting game for groups of 2-12 persons:You get one hour to escape from mysterious rooms searching for hidden doors, solving puzzles, finding hints and keys and using strange objects.Only 30% of the teams have escaped so far. Will you? (The adventure is very thrilling, but not dangerous at all, contains no horror elements and is suitable for ages 11-77) « less
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Ranked #21 of 99 attractions in Zurich
Category: Bodies of Water; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #22 of 99 attractions in Zurich
Category: Neighborhoods; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #23 of 99 attractions in Zurich
Category: Architectural Buildings; Landmarks
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 99 attractions in Zurich
Category: Observatories/ Planetariums; Museums
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Ranked #25 of 99 attractions in Zurich
Category: Cemeteries; Landmarks

  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 99 attractions in Zurich
Category: Bodies of Water; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #27 of 99 attractions in Zurich
Category: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks; Landmarks
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Ranked #28 of 99 attractions in Zurich
Category: Bodies of Water; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #29 of 99 attractions in Zurich
Category: Specialty Shops; Specialty Museums
Owner description: The Beyer Zurich Clock and Watch Museum is housed in Zurich's most prestigious shopping district, situated in the very heart... more » Owner description: The Beyer Zurich Clock and Watch Museum is housed in Zurich's most prestigious shopping district, situated in the very heart of the city, in the premises of the Beyer watch store. The exhibition comprises some 250 pieces from all fields of chronology, which are examined in technical and scientific terms as well as from an art-history point of view. « less
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Ranked #30 of 99 attractions in Zurich
Category: Sports Complexes; Landmarks
Owner description: Dolder Sports, located near the zoo, is a very popular recreational complex open year-round, with a skating rink in the... more » Owner description: Dolder Sports, located near the zoo, is a very popular recreational complex open year-round, with a skating rink in the wintertime, and plenty of other sports activities to try the rest of the year, including mini golf, swimming and hiking. « less
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