Sights & Attractions in Zürich

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Name Category Location
 
Alfred Escher
Leave it to Zürich to have a statue that honors not a saint, not...
Public Art (Mural / Sculpture / Statue) Left Bank: The Altstadt
 
Bahnhofstrasse
Reputedly "the most expensive street in the world"—thanks to...
Neighborhoods / Streets Left Bank: The Altstadt
 
Fraumünster
Of the church spires that are Zürich's signature, the Fraumünster's...
Religious Sites Left Bank: The Altstadt
 
Graphische Sammlung
The impressive collection of the Federal Institute of Technology...
Museums / Galleries Right Bank: Niederdorf and Oberdorf
 
Grossmünster
This impressive cathedral is affectionately known to English...
Religious Sites Right Bank: Niederdorf and Oberdorf
 
Hauptbahnhof
From the bustling main concourse of this immaculate 19th-century...
Transportation Sites Left Bank: The Altstadt
 
Haus Konstruktiv
Housed in a former electrical substation set by the River Sihl—an...
Museums / Galleries Left Bank: The Altstadt
 
Haus zum Rüden
Now housing one of Zürich's finest restaurants, this 13th-century...
Architectural Sites Right Bank: Niederdorf and Oberdorf
 
Helmhaus
The open court of this museum once served as a linen market...
Museums / Galleries Right Bank: Niederdorf and Oberdorf
 
Kirche St. Peter
Dating from the early 13th century, Zürich's oldest parish church...
Religious Sites Left Bank: The Altstadt
 
Kirchgasse
Antiques, art, and book enthusiasts will delight in the shops...
Neighborhoods / Streets Right Bank: Niederdorf and Oberdorf
 
Kunsthaus
With a varied and high-quality permanent collection of paintings—medieval...
Museums / Galleries Right Bank: Niederdorf and Oberdorf
 
Lindenhof
On the site of this quiet square, overlooking both sides of the...
Squares Left Bank: The Altstadt
 
Paradeplatz
The hub of Bahnhofstrasse and a tram junction, this square is...
Squares Left Bank: The Altstadt
 
Rathaus
Zürich's striking Baroque government building dates from 1694–98...
Government Buildings Right Bank: Niederdorf and Oberdorf
 
Rindermarkt
Fans of Gottfried Keller, commonly considered Switzerland's national...
Neighborhoods / Streets Right Bank: Niederdorf and Oberdorf
 
Schauspielhaus Pfauenbühne
During World War II this was the only German-language theater...
Arts / Performance Venues Right Bank: Niederdorf and Oberdorf
 
Wasserkirche
One of Switzerland's most delicate late-Gothic structures, this...
Religious Sites Right Bank: Niederdorf and Oberdorf
 
Zoologisches Museum
Engaging and high-tech, the Zoological Museum allows you a close...
Museums / Galleries Right Bank: Niederdorf and Oberdorf
 
Zunfthaus zur Meisen
Set on the bank of the Limmat across the river from the towering...
Museums / Galleries Left Bank: The Altstadt
 
Zunfthaus zur Saffran
Portions of this guildhall for haberdashers date from as early...
Architectural Sites Right Bank: Niederdorf and Oberdorf
 
Zunfthaus zur Waag
Renaissance in style—note the broad Tuscan columns and decorative...
Architectural Sites Left Bank: The Altstadt
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