Urban adventurers can find numerous hidden-away cultural insider tips in the heart of the city. They are tranquil oases for relaxing in, exquisitely designed gardens, or particularly beautiful public institutions. Many locals are familiar with them, but for tourists they mostly comprise as yet unknown gems, which make a visit to Zurich all the more special.
Some of these places are not directly on the tourist routes or have special opening hours. But it is well worth taking the time and trouble to seek them out ‒ for intrepid city explorers are rewarded with beautiful sights and great views.