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Old Town, Zurich

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#1 of 423 in Historic Sites in Switzerland
Must see · Neighborhood · Other
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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  • Zurich is clean and pretty! Beautiful churches, houses and fountains, bridges ans narrow streets, don’t miss the walk along the river Limmat up to the lake. Go for a boat trip during Summer. No...  more »
  • Love the old historic buildings and the streets are great to explore if you feel like walking about, recommended  more »

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