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Flussbad Oberer Letten

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Address: Lettensteg 10, Zurich 8037, Switzerland
Phone Number: +41 44 362 92 00
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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The place to be!

In summer this is one of the places to be, take a swim in the Limmat, get some food, play beach volleyball, meet people...

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Oscar C
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Zurich, Switzerland
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Zurich, Switzerland
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In summer this is one of the places to be, take a swim in the Limmat, get some food, play beach volleyball, meet people...

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Thank Oscar C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's lovely to swim in the Limmat river, anywhere really; in this part the water is very calm, you can even swim against the current if there isn't a lot of water. A lot of hipsters hanging out, tattoo show, loud music and younger kids on the right river bank, calmer on the left river bank (Panama).

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Thank Martina W
Zurich, Switzerland
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93 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

If you love to swim in a river and enjoy an international atmosphere this is a place for you! A funny and happy hippie place. You may choose to stay in the open place or go to the part reserved for woman only. There is a restaurant on which server a typical "kiosk" menu, so you will suffer hunger after... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

We spent 2 nights in Zurich and we went swimming both afternoons. It was great! We were overheated and tired from traveling and touring. This swimming/floating was just what we needed. The water was cold at first but we got used to it in a couple of minutes. Don't be intimidated by the party side in the right side. Go... More 

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Thank bbbuttercup
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51 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

I was staying in the Continental Hotel Zurich, it was 30 Celsius in Zurich, it felt like a sauna whenever I left the A/C hotel... I said to the charming receptionist: what a pity you don't have a pool for a hot day like this... We don't need it she said: WE HAVE A WHOLE RIVER FOR YOU! 5 minutes... More 

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Thank Tzingote
Netherlands
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32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Loved this flussbad! Completely unexpected and unprepared we came across this flussbad (river swimming pool) when walking along the river. We had no swim wear: but fear not: they rent out shorts and towels. To swim along the stream of the river was a great experience. And if you don't like swimming in (ice) cold water: the look of it... More 

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Thank Emiel_Amsterdam
Newtown, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Who jumps off a bridge into dirty water and floats in the fast current to the end climb out and walk back to the bridge and do it all over again. Oh wait the local Swiss people. Some people appeared to use the current to swim against for exercise it was quite funny watching them. People just lay on concrete... More 

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Thank 792Carol_H
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

always terribly crowded, absolutely non comfortable wooden planks, dirty lawn and worst restaurant/bar with totally overpriced stuff.....

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Thank LukasS75
Zurich, Switzerland
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325 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

This is so popular that it is crowded. It used to be the area of the famous needle park back in the 90's. Hard to believe now that this place was full of junkies at that time. It was a railway station originally which was not in use. Today it has a few bars, beach volley, cycle paths and the... More 

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Thank rahenyman
Zurich, Switzerland
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57 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

Great spot for sunbathing and chilling. Lot's of local's jump of the near by bridge and float towards your original sunbathing spot with minimal effort. Bar is open next to it to for refreshments.

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