Old Town, Zurich

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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  • We visited on a late Sunday afternoon, so most stores were closed. It was quaint and we briefly saw outside of the famous churches.  more »
  • So much to see and do, so much to experience, so much history all crammed into one gorgeous location. And as if the vistas aren’t gorgeous enough, there’s little shops and restaurants galore to get...  more »
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