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Old Town (Altstadt)

Badenerstrasse 420, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
+41 44 215 40 00
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Small-Group Chocolate and Sweets Walking Tour of Zurich's Old Town
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Zürich's historic section features cobblestone streets, a variety of small stores and restaurants and many of the city's most significant religious landmarks.
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  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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“the river” (274 reviews)
“walk around” (62 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Badenerstrasse 420, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
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+41 44 215 40 00
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"the river"
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"cobblestone streets"
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"walk around"
in 62 reviews
"european cities"
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"shops and restaurants"
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"both sides"
in 60 reviews
"beautiful architecture"
in 27 reviews
"nice walk"
in 49 reviews
"walking tour"
in 44 reviews
"couple of hours"
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"window shopping"
in 39 reviews
"the main train station"
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"stroll"
in 189 reviews
"towns"
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Reviewed April 3, 2016

Zurich is not the French riviera and does not sport a fun loving latin culture. But in spite of that, this writer prefers Zurich's old town to many French perched villages. The Zurich old town is alive with real residents who live, eat and shop...More

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Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

What a lovely way to spend the afternoon. There are so many streets to explore and beautiful architecture to take in. Zurich is underrated in guide books.

Thank Zosia B
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Reviewed April 3, 2016

The tour of the old town of Zurich can take from 1 - 5 hours, depending on how much you stay at each place, whether you go into museums and churches or not, but is very interesting and there is a lot to see and...More

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Reviewed April 1, 2016

Take your pick, but Altstadt or Old Town Zurich has a plethora of different cafes, restaurants, bars and shops to enjoy whatever your taste. There are small squares where you can sit and have a drink and enjoy people watching, good restaurants and cafes to...More

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Reviewed March 31, 2016

Wear comfortable shoes, grab a coffee or some juice and start exploring the old city of Zurich...it is so beautiful, so walkable and so relaxing. go up and down, have a look around teh shops, take a breath and eat something and once your batteries...More

Thank George19802013
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Reviewed March 31, 2016

Opted to stay on this area from the good review that i read online.. and true enough, the place has a lot to offer. History, sight seeing, dining... river bank. Enjoyed walking around and a lot to see in every nook and corner.

Thank Barbara F
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Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

The left bank of the river just south of the main train station is great for shopping, while the right bank has the restaurants, bars and nightlife. Don't miss going up to the Lindenhof hill just off the main shopping boulevard for a bird eye's...More

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Reviewed March 30, 2016

Its a beautiful clean and calm town, with a beautiful must visit church and a good surrounding. can be accessed easily from lake Zurich.

Thank rahul s
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Reviewed March 29, 2016 via mobile

I have been walking on Sunday morning in the old town in Zurich, the church's bills was ringing , and I was walking around the area and looking how beautiful is the history in one of the oldest town in the world

Thank Hani H
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Reviewed March 29, 2016

Walking from the Zurich HB station towards the lake, you enter the old town with beautiful stone buildings, small lanes, pubs and shops located there... Especially loved the watch & piano shops ... Definitely worth a trip

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Response from Michel R | Reviewed this property |
transportation from the airport to the city is very easy an cheap by train (15' ride many trains in an hour) or with tram N 10 (a bit longer 30' but you can see something). There are not so many hotels on the river bit lots... More
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January 9, 2018|
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Response from RicardoBarroso | Reviewed this property |
I stayed in the hotel - Hotel du Théâtre By Fassbind Is good ;)
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Response from shunky | Reviewed this property |
Get a free city map. Walking route on it takes u around the old town. Or use Google!
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