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Old Town (Altstadt)

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Address: Zurich, Switzerland
Phone Number:
0442154000
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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Zürich's historic section features cobblestone streets, a variety of small...

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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a beautifull place

It is a very nice place to walk along, for eating, shopping, relaxing and sightseeing, a must when you are in Zurich

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Zurich, Switzerland
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Zurich, Switzerland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a very nice place to walk along, for eating, shopping, relaxing and sightseeing, a must when you are in Zurich

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Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lindenhof hill is really nice place to stop an relax after strolling in the center. There are some play grounds for children which our kids spend some time and while they were in the swings, we watched the old and young men playing floor chest next to that. There is a great view if town center and the river.

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Cheltenham, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's great to stroll and see all the shops and restaurants. A great place to have lunch is Fraumunster square at one of the old guild houses converted into a café. You can sit outside and take in the sites,

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Only one day in Zurich? I recommend spend it walking around this area. Great dining, lots of places to visit, lots of great stores for souvenirs, clothes shopping ( Desgiual is here =love the store). Get some coffee, sit on a bench and just admire the lake. Take the recommended route that if you do not stop for long should... More 

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Old Town Zurich is a wonderful way to soak up the local history, food and culture of the city. Visit the key church sites and soak in the lovely stain glass, crypts and if you are lucky the local organists practicing for upcoming service or recital.

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Pleasanton, California
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice charming old town of Zurich. But, souvenir gift shops are overpriced. Too many people smoking around town, ruining the fresh air & environment. Would be nice if there are smoking areas. Found some nice little boutique with reasonable priced fashion. Must try those fresh delicious pretzels near the station.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We LOVED ZURICH!!! Such a great city with so much to do in see. Old town was great to walk around and shop in. A lot of great hole-in-the-wallrestaurants like The Butcher, as well and great Fondue restaurants like Swiss Chuchi. We thoroughly enjoyed our time in Old Town.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the town of Zurich is quiet small and easily covered by foot, although anyone with walking issues should note the cobbled paving everywhere, which although difficult to walk on does make the place very quint and European. The town is riddled with walkways and small passages filled with tiny shops, but there are some reasonable priced, for Zurich, supermarkets dotted... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very beautiful, romantic district, must see. The small streets, full with nice shops and restaurants, old houses make a very romantic atmosphere.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While the Old Town has pretty buildings and nice winding roads, it's really not as cute as similar parts of other cities. I really enjoyed Lucerne's old town much more than Zurich. If you get a chance, get out of the city and check out some of the other gems of Switzerland.

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