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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Old Town Reviews
De passage à Zurich, nous avons passer une demi demi-journée à déambuler dans le centre historique de Zurich, très agréable à visiter à pieds. more »Passing through Zurich, we spent half a day strolling through the historic centre of Zurich, very pleasant to visit on foot.
The old town is spread on both sides of the River Limmat. The narrow streets and lanes provide visitors with a lot to explore and enjoy. Niederdorf on the right bank has many small and big restaurants... more »
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