Zurich Old Town guided walking tour

Hauptbahnhof, 8001 Zürich, Switzerland, Zurich, Switzerland
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English, German
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What To Expect

What do Einstein, James Joyce and Wagner have in common? All three were residents of Zurich. But it´s not only great minds who are captivated by this lakeside city with its well-preserved old town - people from all over the world have always flocked to the thriving metropolis.Go on a two-hour walk through the old town and find clues to the city´s past in its hidden alleyways and picturesque squares. Together with your guide, you will uncover the secrets of Bahnhofstrasse, find out what a "procession axis" is, and visit a church with a minute hand that jumps a record-breaking half-meter every minute.
This popular tour is filled with numerous astonishing and amusing anecdotes and has plenty to offer both visitors and locals alike.

What to remember

Important info

  • Infants (age 0-5) have free admission to the tour
  • Holders of the Zürch Card can choose the reduced ticket option
  • During this walking tour, you will see Lindenhof, Fraumünster, Grossmünster, Niederdorf and more
  • Please note that you will not visit any monuments from the inside (only from the outside)
  • This is a bilingual tour and your guide will speak English and German
What's included
Guided walking tour
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Know Before You Go

Explore the vibrant metropolis of Zurich during a guided walking tour.. Discover the hidden alleys, nooks and oases of the old town. Hear anecdotes and stories from famous residents of the city such as Einstein, James Joyce and Wagner. Learn about the "processional axis" and a "special minute hand"

Cancellation Policy
can-cancel You can cancel your tour until a day in advance
Zürich Tourismus
Meeting Point

Meet your guide in front of the tourist office at Zurich Main Station.