Must See in Zurich
Lake Zurich, Grossmünster, Old Town and Bahnhofstrasse – discover Zurich's most interesting sights and the highlights of the city, culture and nature.

Must See in Zurich – the Best Tips for 3h, 24h and 72h in Zurich

Sightseeing in Zurich

The most important sights such as the Old Town, Bahnhofstrasse, Grossmünster church and Lake Zurich are all based in Zurich’s town center. They are all reached within a three-hour walk or can be accessed by public transport. Culture lovers will enjoy a visit to the museum, Opera House, Schauspielhaus (municipal theater) or Tonhalle (concert hall). Nature fans can take a trip to Zurich’s very own Uetliberg "mountain", visit the zoo or take a boat to Rapperswil.

The Tonhalle Maag is renowned worldwide as a concert hall with excellent acoustics.

ArtCultural History
Set amidst one of the most beautiful parks in Zurich, the Rietberg houses art from outside Europe.

ShoppingSquares & Streets
You can find everything that your heart desires in Bahnhofstrasse: fashion, art and Zurich specialties

Fashion & AccessoiresWatches & JewelrySquares & Streets
The intersection between Lake Zurich, old town and Bahnhofstrasse is known as a financial center.

Vantage PointsSquares & Streets
Bürkliplatz is not only a boat dock, but also a marketplace, art area and event site.

The Zurich Opera House is the smallest of the world's large opera houses.

Squares & StreetsWalks
Boats docked at "Schipfe" in the Middle Ages, which delivered silk, gold and food to Zurich

Squares & Streets
Niederdorf offers interesting sights, culinary delights and shopping in Zurich's old town.

Zoos & Animals
The zoo, which is surrounded by nature yet close to the city, is home to a wide range of fauna.