ZürichSwitzerland

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4.5/5Top Destination

Experience the zoo, museums, and live music in Zürich!

Panoramic lake views, shopping, and popular sights from Bahnhofstrasse to Fraumuenster—explore Zürich, a destination also known for its historic sites.

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Cafes, Museums and Lakes

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Where to stay in Zürich

Old Town
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Old Town

Shopping, Museums, Cafes

4.5/5 (275 Ratings)

Travelers love Old Town for its popular shops, and you can see more of Zürich by jumping on the metro at Paradeplatz Tram Stop or Rennweg Tram Stop. You might spend time checking out top sights like Fraumuenster and Bahnhofstrasse.

Center
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Center

4.5/5 (13 Ratings)

While you're in Center, take in top sights like Swiss National Museum or Fraumuenster, and hop on the metro to see more the city at Museum fuer Gestaltung Tram Stop or Limmatplatz Tram Stop.

Niederdorf
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Niederdorf

Cafes, Shopping, Dining

4.5/5 (274 Ratings)

Consider exploring the abundant dining options in Niederdorf. If sightseeing is on the list, Central Library Zurich is a top attraction. Hop on the metro at Rudolf-Brun-Brucke Station or Rathaus Tram Stop to see more of the area.

Enge
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Enge

Skyscrapers, Family-Friendly, Zoo

4.5/5 (18 Ratings)

Travelers choose Enge for its abundant dining options. Hop aboard the metro at Museum Rietberg Tram Stop or Zurich Enge S-Bahn and check out top sights like Belvoir Park.

Gewerbeschule
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Gewerbeschule

Live Music, Friendly People, Walking

4.5/5 (59 Ratings)

You might take some time to check out the abundant dining options in Gewerbeschule. Spend some time visiting top spots like Museum of Design, and catch the metro at Limmatplatz Tram Stop or Quellenstrasse Tram Stop to see more of the area.

District 8
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District 8

Lakes, Museums, Culture

Consider exploring the lake views in District 8. If sightseeing is on the list, Botanical Garden is a top attraction. Hop on the metro at Tiefenbrunnen Station or Tiefenbrunnen S-Bahn to see more of the area.

Top Hotels in Zürich

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
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citizenM Zürich
Talacker 42, Zürich
$184/night
Sep 20 - Sep 21
4.7/5Exceptional! (27 reviews)

Located in Old Town, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Ethnographic Museum at the University of Zurich, Bahnhofstrasse, and Fraumuenster. Swiss National ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (27 reviews)

"15 mins walking distance to main station, property is modern and chill"…"

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2019

citizenM Zürich
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Crowne Plaza Zürich
4 out of 5
420 Badenerstrasse, Zürich, ZH
$96/night
Oct 13 - Oct 14
4.1/5Very Good! (1,116 reviews)

Located in Center, this eco-friendly hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Helsinki Club and Letzigrund Stadium. Bahnhofstrasse and Fraumuenster are also within 3 mi ...

4.1/5Very Good! (1,116 reviews)

"good transport links. However, the restaurants in the hotel ( Randalls) should allow guests to charge meal costs to the room. Also, room service is not prompt."…"

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2019

Crowne Plaza Zürich
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Primestay Self Check-in Hotel Seebach
2 out of 5
Schaffhauserstrasse 550, Zürich
$51/night
Sep 30 - Oct 1
3.3/5 (146 reviews)

Located in Seebach, this aparthotel is 1.1 mi (1.7 km) from Halle 622 and within 3 mi (5 km) of Shopping Center Glatt and Hallenstadion. University of Zurich ...

3.3/5 (146 reviews)

"Kind of dirty bathrooms, it looks more like a shelter than a hotel :( no cleaning staff for two days. No parking available (I parked where it said to be parked if you are in building 550 and still got a ticket for 50 francs."…"

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2019

Primestay Self Check-in Hotel Seebach

Popular things to do in Zürich

Bahnhofstrasse
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Bahnhofstrasse

4.5/5 (542 Ratings)

This is one of the world’s most exclusive retail strips. Even if you can’t afford the price tags, it’s worth a browse for the window-shopping alone.

Zoo Zurich
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Zoo Zurich

4/5 (71 Ratings)

Come face-to-face with rare and exotic animal species, including Amur tigers and snow leopards, which roam in recreations of their natural habitats.

Swiss National Museum
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Swiss National Museum

4/5 (147 Ratings)

Discover the life of the Swiss people from prehistoric times to the present day while wandering among the rooms of a grandiose riverside castle.

Kunsthaus Zurich
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Kunsthaus Zurich

4.5/5 (156 Ratings)

Spot works from the 15th century onward and pieces by Matisse, Picasso and Rembrandt, among other greats at one of Switzerland’s most significant art museums.

Fraumuenster
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Fraumuenster

4.5/5 (259 Ratings)

Visit Zürich’s famous blue-spired church to retrace the city’s spiritual past and admire breathtaking stained-glass windows created by the famed artist Marc Chagall.

Zurich Town Hall
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Zurich Town Hall

4.5/5 (120 Ratings)

After visiting Zurich Town Hall, make a plan to see the other sights and activities in Zürich. Wander the lakeside in this vibrant area.

Top activities in Zürich

Mount Titlis & Lucerne Day Trip
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Mount Titlis & Lucerne Day Trip

$161

Embark on an excursion to the one of the highest points in Switzerland. Journey to the mountain resort of Engelberg, where you board the Rotair, a revolving aerial cableway, for a 45-minute trip from the bottom of the green valley to the high alpine glacier region, where snow is guaranteed year-round.

City Tour with Lake Cruise & Visit to Lindt Chocolate Shop
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City Tour with Lake Cruise & Visit to Lindt Chocolate Shop

$59

Lauded as a global center for finance, Zurich is home to a stunning amalgam of Swiss cultural institutions. Unlock the charms of this international destination during a guided city tour by coach, cogwheel train, and cruise, capping off your tour with a sweet venture into the Lindt & Sprüngli chocolate shop.

Zurich & Surroundings Excursion
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Zurich & Surroundings Excursion

$59

See Zurich's major sights including Fraumünster Church with its famous Chagall windows, the university quarter, and Limmatquai in the Old Town. Explore the beautiful surrounding area, cross Lake Zurich by ferry, and ride a cable car to Felsenegg with stunning views of the city and snow-capped Alps.

Combo Tour: City Highlights, Rhine Falls & Stein am Rhein
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Combo Tour: City Highlights, Rhine Falls & Stein am Rhein

$91

Combine 2 tours into 1 action-packed day of sightseeing around Zürich, Rhine Falls, and Stein am Rhein. After scoping out the city's most beloved landmarks from Old Town to Lake Zürich, venture north for a picturesque excursion to Europe's largest waterfall and the colorful medieval town.

Grindelwald & Interlaken Day Trip from Zurich
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Grindelwald & Interlaken Day Trip from Zurich

$95

Delight in a full-day excursion to one of Switzerland’s most attractive Alpine regions—the idyllic Bernese Oberland. See the quintessential and charming Swiss villages of Grindelwald and Interlaken, set against a stunning backdrop of three of Switzerland’s most famous mountains.

Zurich 4-8 hours Car with driver at disposal
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Zurich 4-8 hours Car with driver at disposal

$189

Zurich is known all over the world as the city of business, the city of shopping and of course of beautiful monuments too. You will be picked up from your hotel in the centre of Zurich or at the station in Zurich or from the Airport.