District 1: Best Things to Do

Pixabay - a Skyview of Zurich

Zurich is the largest city in Switzerland

This city is located in north-central Switzerland

The metropolis Zurich attracts tourists from all over the world for its historical places and cultural centers

The best attractions of Zurich that you should never miss are the Old Town, Bahnhofstrasse, Lake Zürich, the Swiss National Museum, Münsterbrücke bridge, Lindenhof hill, and many more

Don't forget to try the national dish called Rösti and Kirsch for the drink



Limmat River is a river flowing from Lake Zurich. This is the right place where you can do a sightseeing of the Old Town in Zurich. Ride on the cruise and enjoy the beautiful view from the National Museum to Lake Zurich. It will take around 25 minutes for a tour.

Limmat River

a river in Zurich

Address : Oetwil an der Limmat, Switzerland


Old Town is in the heart of Zurich. This area is filled with the must-visit attractions of the city, restaurants, cafes, and hotels. The most popular attractions of Zurich are also located in the area, such as Grossmünster, Muhlesteg Footbridge, the Swiss National Museum, and the Museum of Art. Stroll around or get a professional travel guide to discover Zurich's history and culture in the area.


Iconic twin-towered Romanesque cathedral, where 1500s religious reformer Huldrych Zwingli preached

Address : Grossmünsterplatz, 8001 Zürich, Switzerland


Bahnhofstrasse is known to be the main shopping district in Zurich. This area is filled with exclusive shopping avenues. You will find numerous boutiques, fashion stores, department stores, and retail property in the area.


Shopping mall

Address : Bahnhofstrasse, 8001 Zürich, Switzerland


Try the national dish Rösti. It is a crispy potato fried dish. This dish is usually served to accompany other dishes like Spinat und Spiegelei (spinach and fried eggs). And for the drink, you can try their Kirsch. It is a strong alcoholic drink made from cherries and Pflümli (a kind of plum-flavored schnapps).


Zurich may be a part of Switzerland, but the people are mostly influenced by German and even living similarly like Germans. They even speak in German. The people are known very considerate of others and very welcome to tourists.


The best time to visit Zurich is between June to August. The city is in the summer season at the time. It has pleasant weather and the best temperature that is perfect for traveling.


Plan your itinerary wisely, and book the most strategic hotel to your attractions. If you are looking for a luxury stay, book a room at B2 Boutique Hotel and Spa. This luxury hotel offers 51 artistic rooms with spacious size and a big window that displays the beauty of the city. The hotel has a wine library and a relaxing spa. But, if you are looking for an affordable hotel, Hotel Marta can be one of your options. Not only offering the reasonable prices, this hotel also has clean and comfortable rooms for your stay. Since it's located in the Old Town, you will have an easy access to travel around.

Hotel Marta

Hotel located in Old Town

Address : Zähringerstrasse 36, 8001 Zürich, Switzerland

B2 Boutique Hotel and Spa

a boutique hotel in Zurich

Address : Brandschenkestrasse 152, 8002 Zürich, Switzerland


Taste the authentic Swiss cheese, fondue in Walliser Keller The Swiss Restaurant. This restaurant serves fondue with a heated pot of cheese on your table. Not only fondue, this rustic decor restaurant also serves various kinds of tasty foods and high-quality wines in the restaurant. Another restaurant recommendation for your trip is Zeughauskeller. This restaurant is popular among locals and tourists. Serving the best Swiss cuisines, this restaurant is a friendly gathering place where locals and tourists sit at long tables while grabbing a tasty glass of beer.

Walliser Keller "The SwissRestaurant"

Cosy · Casual · Groups

Address : Zähringerstrasse 21, 8001 Zürich, Switzerland


Late-night food · Cosy · Casual

Address : Bahnhofstrasse 28A, 8001 Zürich, Switzerland


If you are looking for a place to relax and chill out, Zurich offers various cafe for you. One of the top recommendations is Café Henrici. Located in the heart of a cozy neighborhood, this cafe is filled with many coloring books that are available for customers. The friendly staff is a plus value for this cafe. The second recommended cafe is Mame cafe. If you are a coffee addict, you really have to visit this cafe. This cafe is known to serve its high-quality coffee beans that have been made through the exploration to meet its best quality.

Café Henrici

Breakfast · Outdoor seating · Cosy

Address : Niederdorfstrasse 1, 8001 Zürich, Switzerland

Mame cafe

Outdoor seating · Cosy · Casual

Address : Josefstrasse 160, 8005 Zürich, Switzerland


Stroll around Langstrasse street at night and you will find various kinds of bar and club. Located in the district, Club Zukunft is a small club that will accompany your sleepless night until the break of dawn. The entrance of the club is hidden between two buildings next to the Bar 3000. The doormen will not accept more guests if the club is already crowded enough. But, if you want to have a pleasant drinking experience in Zurich, the Dante bar can be one of your options. This classy bar serves delicious tasty cocktails and gins with nice atmosphere and friendly bartenders.

Club Zukunft

Night club

Address : Dienerstrasse 33, 8004 Zürich, Switzerland


Outdoor seating - Great cocktails - Cozy

Address : Zwinglistrasse 22, 8004 Zürich, Switzerland


You can't finish your journey in Zurich without visiting its famous Lake Zürich. Located in the most south of the city, this lake is one of the most favorite places filled with locals and tourists. This place is more lively during the day when people are jogging, having a picnic, and even just to enjoy the sun. You can also enjoy the lake by riding a cruise offered around the lake. Another top recommendation for your trip to Zurich is the Swiss National Museum. This museum is called Schweizerisches Landesmuseum in Zurich. This museum displays the cultural history from all around Switzerland. There are more than 320.000 collections that you can see in this museum. Not only displaying the numerous artifacts, but this museum also has a castle-like building design.

Lake Zurich

A hot spot in the summer, this picturesque, large lake features boating, swimming & mountain views

Address : Switzerland

Swiss National Museum

Displays on aspects of Switzerland's history, plus handicrafts, homewares & an armory tower

Address : Museumstrasse 2, 8001 Zürich, Switzerland


Münsterbrücke is one of the most famous bridges in the city. This site has plenty of instagrammable spots to be captured. Not only the bridge, but you will also capture the surrounding of the bridge, including the Fraumünster Church. Another place you can go to enjoy the view of Zurich is from Lindenhof hill. The hill is a great place to spend your afternoon while enjoying the view of a beautiful sunrise. This area is the best spot to picture the skyline of Zurich portraying the city beauty.


Bridge listed in the Swiss inventory of cultural property of national & regional significance over the Limmat in the city of Zürich

Address : Münsterbrücke 8001, 8001 Zürich, Switzerland

Lindenhof hill

Hilltop gathering place on the site of a former Roman fort with outdoor chess boards & city views

Address : 8001 Zürich, Switzerland