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Address: Lettensteg 10, Zurich, Switzerland
Phone Number: 044 3629200
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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For a summer day

Letten is the beach in Zurich. It's very cool, eventful, people of all ages attend. Ideal for a summer day.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
Cristiane M
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

a nice lake/river crisscrossing the zurich river, you can just see the way things are passing by on a warm sunny day...it is easily accessible by public transport...take out kids on a sunny day

Thank blackwaterFrance
Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

Switzerland and 35C do not go hand in hand, so it is nice to have the option to swim in the Letten. There is a bathing area with lockers and chairs and also different food take aways with tables and chairs. You can go for a swim and then enjoy a quite bite. Lifeguard is on duty in select areas.

Thank MJB_zurich
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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19 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 via mobile

Letten is the beach in Zurich. It's very cool, eventful, people of all ages attend. Ideal for a summer day.

Thank Cristiane M
Zurich, Switzerland
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34 reviews
26 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Hands down this is my favorite place to be on a hot summer day in the city! Jumping off the bridge at the Marriott and floating down to Oberer Letten is a great activity - refreshing and fun. Of course, this place gets super crowded on any day with sun :D but just claim your spot and enjoy people watching... More 

Thank Hailey D
Zurich, Switzerland
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901 reviews
365 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Flussbad Obere Letten is another busy spot on the Limmat for swimming and sun bathing. This deck has a cement floor and has changing rooms, lockers, restrooms, a connected bar/café, so it has facilities compared to just across the Limmat. This is also the exit location for the popular summer Limmatschwimm. This section seems to be for the more mature... More 

Thank FormerCaliBoy
Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Straight in the city centre, you reach this place in 10 min on foot from the Hauptbahnhof walking through the Heimatsmuseum gardens and the Spitzplatz park, where the Sihl river joins the Limmatt. There at the very tip take the bridge to the right and follow the Limmat's sidewalk, along the flow of the water on the right-hand side up... More 

2 Thank lilliputz
Zurich, Switzerland
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21 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 via mobile

If you're visiting Zurich in the summer, you'll want to pack swimming gear. Many of the shops are closed for extended periods in July and August. Beside that simple fact, the Swiss are an active folk, and swimming is something they love. In Zurich you can always find people at Oberer Letten, behind the Landesmuseum a little down the Limmat.... More 

2 Thank Christian L
Zurich, Switzerland
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99 reviews
24 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

In my opinion the attractiveness of this place depends a bit on what you want to do. However it is definitely a cool place to hang out with friends in the summer; there are volleyball courts, bars, places you can lie down to sunbath and of course there's the river. I always like to walk all the way up to... More 

3 Thank chrisloosli
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88 reviews
39 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

When summer gets really hot in Zurich (aropund 10 days a year), the Limmat is the wright place to cool down. A trendy Bar serves drinks and snacks - here meets young Zurich for a relaxing afterwork drink and swim.

1 Thank zurichhiker
Zurich, Switzerland
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47 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

it is a good place to hang out with friends or to meet new people. in summer it is very crowded. but sometimes there is a dj and you can stay there until they close.

Thank isa_ritha

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