The Most Beautiful Views in Zurich

Whether sitting in a cafe, swimming in thermal baths, or reaching for the stars: these vantage points are where the most beautiful memories of Zurich are created.

Anyone who wants to take the most attractive selfie with Zurich in the background, is looking for the perfect place for a marriage proposal, or simply wishes to view the City on the Limmat, with all its waterways and parks, from above, should be sure to visit these vantage points in Zurich.

Clouds

Zürich-West in View

On the 35th floor of the Prime Tower, guests are treated to delicious gin creations and a spectacular panorama of Zürich-West. 

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Felsenegg

High Above the City

The Felsenegg offers an impressive view over Lake Zurich and the city.

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Freitag Tower

In the Trendy Quarter

Whether before, during or after purchasing an original Freitag bag, a visit to the roof of the tower is obligatory.

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George Bar & Grill

In the Heart of the City

Three different directions, three different perspectives of Zurich – that can be enjoyed from the terrace of the George Bar & Grill.

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Karlsturm

From God’s House

This view of the Old Town, Limmat and Lake Zurich is simply awesome: climb up the Karlsturm, one of the two towers of the Grossmünster Church.

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Jules Verne Panorama Bar

Close to the Stars

Here, romantics can enjoy a 360° panorama of the city center. And in the Urania Observatory, one floor up, you can reach for the sun, moon and stars.

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Lindenhof

History-Steeped

The historically important Lindenhof is a real oasis. It also offers the most beautiful views of the guild houses and the Grossmünster Church.

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Loorenkopf Tower

In the Middle of the Forest

The Loorenkopf lookout tower can be reached on a walk from Zurich Zoo or the Witikon urban district. 

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Polyterrasse

Scientific

Students at the ETH have a beautiful terrace with a view. But they are not the only ones – as fortunately it is accessible to the public, too. 

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Rigiblick

By Funicular Railway

The funicular takes 122 seconds to reach the “Rigiblick” stop, where a hotel, theater and fabulous view are awaiting curious visitors.

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Uetliberg

On Zurich’s Own Mountain

A trip up the Uetliberg is an absolute must. And those who dare can climb to the top of the lookout tower and gain an additional 72 meters of view! 

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Käferberg/Waid

The Classic

One of the most beautiful panoramas of Zurich’s city and lake can be enjoyed from Waid, located between the urban quarters of Wipkingen and Höngg.

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Zurich Thermal Baths

Fully Relaxed

Fancy relaxing in warm water while looking out over the city? Not a problem at the Zurich Thermal Baths & Spa. 

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Zürichberg

Surrounded by Greenery

The tram trip to the “Zoo” stop and a walk to the Sorell Hotel Zürichberg is rewarded with breathtaking vistas. 

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