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Old Town (Altstadt)

badenerstrasse 420, Zurich, Switzerland
+41 44 215 40 00
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Zürich's historic section features cobblestone streets, a variety of small stores and restaurants and many of the city's most significant religious landmarks.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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“the river” (252 reviews)
“small shops” (35 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
badenerstrasse 420, Zurich, Switzerland
+41 44 215 40 00
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Always a delight to stroll through the winding lanes of Niederdorf with all the boutiques, restraurants and bars. Lots of shops to buy special souvenirs, although they are quite expensive.

Thank huscheltrim
Reviewed 4 days ago

The old town is nice, but not special, comparing with other swiss old towns. You can eat, drink, walk, relax, take nice photos.

Thank kpapai
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very cute cobblestone roads, free bike hire in the square, shops, restaurants and bars in the old town. I personally think it's the best area to stay in Zürich! Definitely take the time to walk around the different lanes and look in the shops. At...More

1  Thank jannesco
Reviewed 5 days ago

easy to navigate, great for people watching, shopping and just taking in the atmosphere of Zurich. Old Town area clean and easy to explore.

Thank jaubelhor
Reviewed 5 days ago

Every time you walk these streets you find something new. Best to wear good shoes as cobbles and step steps need care. Lots of little bars and restuarants too.

Thank JohnHWBirmingham
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

You can do visiting the old town during night and day but try in the morning and then visit it during the night there are many restaurants and coffee shops. You can take a walk easily because it's not really far away from the main...More

Thank Ash S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Unfortunately for us, the only day we were able to walk around Old Town was on a Sunday. Keep in mind that everything except for restaurants is closed on Sunday. There were still lots of people out enjoying the sites and the restaurants were all...More

1  Thank BWK59
Reviewed 1 week ago

The old town is divided in two parts by the Limmat river. Both are nice but the one on the left side (near Bahnhofstrasse) is more quiet and contemplative, while the part on the right side of the river is much more lively and full...More

Thank Gian Luca B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove through town and traffic was bad. There was not many signs pointing to places and nothing stood out to see. It seems like a nice town and could have many things at night or things to do. We only had time to drive...More

Thank WolfgangsMusic
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a nice walk during our two day stay at Zurich. Specifically we walked during the afternoons. This is a very safe area even during the nights. Lots of architecture to see and the Zurich lake has nice areas to sit and enjoy the...More

Thank David G
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20 January 2017|
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Response from MDKiwi | Reviewed this property |
I agree. I covered a fair bit of the city (not the lake) in about 1 1/2 hours.
16 January 2017|
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Response from HamburgAlsterFan | Reviewed this property |
Please, ask at an information center/ desk in the airport how to get into the city (direct trains). You can calm down the other members of your group. You can easily go for a walk of about 2 - 3 hours into the city... More
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