Sightseeing in Zurich

From the historic old town to the young and vibrant Zürich-West, from the inviting blue waters of Lake Zurich to snow-capped mountains - there are plenty of amazing things to do in Zurich.

Set alongside the shimmering lake Zurich and the river Limmat and framed by the Swiss Alps, Switzerland's biggest city offers numerous sights and attractions. After all, the history of Zurich dates back to the Romans and is rich in traditions. 

Which are the absolute must-visit attractions and sights in Zurich? What are the best day-trips from Zurich and where to go to have the well-deserved drink after a long and exciting day? Here is the ultimate guide for visitors, tourists and city dwellers.

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Top 10 Places to Visit

Sightseeing in Zurich: These are the 10 must-see spots and sights in Zurich.
The Guardian Angel of Niki de Saint Phalle in the Main Railway Station of Zurich

Art in Public Space

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Prime Tower

Architectural Highlights

Zurich's architectural heritage is impressive: Philipp Heer, architectural photographer and Instagram blogger, shows his favorites.
One Day in Zurich

24-hour Itinerary

Explore Zurich in 24 hours? No problem with this ultimate itinerary.
Vief of Grossmünster from Lindenhof
Two Days in Zurich

48-hour Itinerary

The perfect Zurich itinerary with awesome things to do and see in 48 hours.
Day Trips, Outings and Excursions

Day Trips from Zurich

Plan your adventures with this list of best day trips from Zurich.
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Find all Tourist Attractions

All sights and tourist attractions at one glance.

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