Dolderbahn, Zurich

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  • This funicular goes high up into the hills above the old town (and free with Zurich Card) Lovely views as you travel through the woods and homes above the city. However, the viewing from the summit is...  more »
  • We went on a tour with friends! And it was worth it to take the high ground. In addition to the Nice and safe environment for children, one has the chance to have a great view of the Lake (Lake Zurich) and on all of the surrounding landscape. Access to this place is itself a pleasant trip to 'train'. Our children are fun there! Well, incidentally, the view of the GRAND HOTEL is not unpleasant! If you pass by Zurich, try to find time to take a look... you will be as satisfied with this little detour!
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  • I enjoyed riding on the Dolberbahn as a different form of train. It was part of the tour and one of the reasons I booked that tour. We travelled upwards to see the views of the lake and the bus me us ...  more »
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  • We can ride free to Dolderbahn of municipal train. I got off the city sightseeing bus and went to the terminal station. The journey time was about 5 minutes. In the train, the motor driven gear in the middle of the train moves in engagement with the third rail in the middle of the rail. It is a small and pretty train. It is my favorite.
  • Another rope way in Zürich, operates about every 10 minutes.
  • Could be comfortable.
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  • Nostalgia pur - with the old railway mountain high stutter - you have to see it.
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