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Old Town, Zurich

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The city's historic heart, the atmospheric Old Town serves as one of the area's major tourist attractions, famed for its well-preserved 19th-century architecture and cobblestoned lanes flanked by trendy shops, galleries, and restaurants. A convenient starting point for tours around the city, the district stretches along both banks of the Limmat River. Begin your walk through medieval Zurich at the Old Town's landmark bridge, which connects two monumental cathedrals situated on opposite sides of the river. From there you can easily reach the nearby shopping streets, packed with hip cafes and quirky boutiques. In the evening the neighborhood's bars and clubs become the center of Zurich's lively nightlife. Put Old Town at the forefront of your travel plans using our Zurich journey maker.
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  • The Old Town in Zurich is beautiful. The Limmat crossing it makes it great for pictures. Lots of old buildings, part of such an historic city! 
    The Old Town in Zurich is beautiful. The Limmat crossing it makes it great for pictures. Lots of old buildings, part of such an historic city!  more »
  • Old town Zurich is set on both sides of the Limmat river. The area is easy to cover as there're several bridges spanning the Limmat so you can easily hop from one side to another. Attractions are... 
    Old town Zurich is set on both sides of the Limmat river. The area is easy to cover as there're several bridges spanning the Limmat so you can easily hop from one side to another. Attractions are...  more »
  • The Old Town is a cosy area with small streets filled with tiny cafes, shops and restaurants between the historical buildings. It was a pleasant experience to walk around and enjoy the environment 
    The Old Town is a cosy area with small streets filled with tiny cafes, shops and restaurants between the historical buildings. It was a pleasant experience to walk around and enjoy the environment  more »

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