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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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  • A walk through the old town is an absolute must-do when in Zurich. The lovely cobblestone paths and the majestic and impressive buildings and churches will take you back in time. Such a charming... 
    A walk through the old town is an absolute must-do when in Zurich. The lovely cobblestone paths and the majestic and impressive buildings and churches will take you back in time. Such a charming...  more »
  • Every corner has an unique view!!! Many nice small shops (some were very expensive so eye shopping only) and restaurants. We really enjoyed a nice walk around the area!! 
    Every corner has an unique view!!! Many nice small shops (some were very expensive so eye shopping only) and restaurants. We really enjoyed a nice walk around the area!!  more »

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