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Ranked #1 of 97 attractions in Zurich
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Ranked #2 of 97 attractions in Zurich
Category: Neighborhoods; Historic Walking Areas
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 #3 of 97 attractions in Zurich
Category: Art 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 #4 of 97 attractions in Zurich
Category: Bodies of Water
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Ranked #5 of 97 attractions in Zurich
Owner description: Live Escape Game is a "real life" interpretation of the popular room escape games in Zurich, Switzerland, with tracks in... more » Owner description: Live Escape Game is a "real life" interpretation of the popular room escape games in Zurich, Switzerland, with tracks in English and in German. Your team has 60 minutes to escape from our tracks via solving mysteries, finding hidden clues. No special skills needed, logic, fun and team spirit - that is all you need! Are you game? « less
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Ranked #6 of 97 attractions in Zurich
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Ranked #7 of 97 attractions in Zurich
Category: Art 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 #8 of 97 attractions in Zurich
Category: Parks
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Ranked #9 of 97 attractions in Zurich
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
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 #10 of 97 attractions in Zurich
Lindenhofplatz is a nice quiet park, overlooking the city; where Rietberg Museum is located.
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Ranked #11 of 97 attractions in Zurich
Category: Operas
This famous performance hall, built in the late 19th century, hosts frequent dramatic and musical events.
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Ranked #12 of 97 attractions in Zurich
Category: Religious Sites; Architectural Buildings

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 97 attractions in Zurich
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #14 of 97 attractions in Zurich
Category: Specialty Museums
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Ranked #15 of 97 attractions in Zurich
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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 #16 of 97 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 #17 of 97 attractions in Zurich
Category: Gardens
Affiliated with the University of Zürich, these large gardens feature a huge variety of plants from around the world.
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Ranked #18 of 97 attractions in Zurich
Category: History Museums
Situated in an historic castle, this museum displays a collection of interesting artifacts from throughout Swiss history.
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Ranked #19 of 97 attractions in Zurich
Category: Transportation
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Ranked #20 of 97 attractions in Zurich
Category: Bodies of Water
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Ranked #21 of 97 attractions in Zurich
Category: Observatories/ Planetariums
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Ranked #22 of 97 attractions in Zurich
Category: Architectural Buildings
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 #23 of 97 attractions in Zurich
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Ranked #24 of 97 attractions in Zurich
Category: Tours
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 #25 of 97 attractions in Zurich
Category: Cemeteries

  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 97 attractions in Zurich
Category: Bodies of Water
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Ranked #27 of 97 attractions in Zurich
Category: Sports Complexes
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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Ranked #28 of 97 attractions in Zurich
Category: Lookouts; Neighborhoods
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Ranked #29 of 97 attractions in Zurich
Category: Bodies of Water
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Ranked #30 of 97 attractions in Zurich
Category: Theaters
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