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Old Town (Altstadt)

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Address: Zurich, Switzerland
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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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always beautiful be it in witer or summer

Just stroll through the old town and look at the buildings and the water. There are plenty of cafes, restaurants and shop so that you are not getting bored.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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Zurich, Switzerland
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Just stroll through the old town and look at the buildings and the water. There are plenty of cafes, restaurants and shop so that you are not getting bored.

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Thank Josie B
Sycamore, Illinois
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217 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

You can find just about anything in the Old Town. Good local hotels, restaurants, shops and entertainment. There are many pedestrian only areas which makes it more leisurely and relaxing to explore.

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Thank Belikinbeer
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice town with beautiful streats and many coffees. You dont have to take any buses or trains because its nice to walk out to see the town.

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Oslo, Norway
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5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a wonderful place in summer. Sitting area is quite big. A boat trip is also recommended. Nice place for children as well. Nearby area is also awesome

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Cairo, Egypt
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very Good architecture, classic old european city especially in the german speaking countries. But you should be someone who would enjoy such an atmosphere

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Athens, Greece
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful old town, very clean, near the river. Romantic and relaxing walks, many shops (most of them expensive). It is very nice to get lost in the alleys.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there at night - nice views , lots of steps and lots of drinkable water fountain. Pretty nice to walk around at night when it was not crowded with tourist .

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Haz-Zebbug, Malta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A pleasant walk which will take you back in time. I really enjoyed the narrow roads lined with Swiss flags and very tasteful shops and buildings.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We normally plan every detail of our trip but we chose to wander for the day down Old Town. So glad we did! Great views, wonderful little chocolate shops, and bars. Can't beat the scenery and views from parks too!

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Montreal, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If, like us, you enjoy to slowly walk the streets of an old city, you will love Zurich. Be ready to go uphill/downhill. The tram line looks very effective also, although we have not used it at all during the 3 days we were there...we just walked!

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