Old Town, Zurich

The city's historic heart, the atmospheric Old Town serves as one of the area's major tourist attractions, famed for its well-preserved 19th-century architecture and cobblestoned lanes flanked by trendy shops, galleries, and restaurants. A convenient starting point for tours around the city, the district stretches along both banks of the Limmat River. Begin your walk through medieval Zurich at the Old Town's landmark bridge, which connects two monumental cathedrals situated on opposite sides of the river. From there you can easily reach the nearby shopping streets, packed with hip cafes and quirky boutiques. In the evening the neighborhood's bars and clubs become the center of Zurich's lively nightlife. Put Old Town at the forefront of your travel plans using our Zurich journey maker.
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  • Nice walk on the Bahnhofstrasse with all the famous brands left and right. on the end take the boat for a short 1 hour trip.  more »
  • Altstadt is a charming part of the Zurich city. With lots of old houses, restaurants and unique stores there are lots of time to spend here. Remember to pass Grossmunster Church and Limmat while you.....  more »

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