Adorned with more than 100 art galleries, distinguished museums, awe-inspiring architecture, cobble-stone streets, and snow-topped Alps in the background, Zurich, the cultural capital of mesmerizing Switzerland has everything to bowl over your senses. Go swimming, boating, and sunbathing on the banks of the Lake Zurich, browse through the scintillating artifacts at Swiss National Museum and Rietberg Museum, hike through nearby Uetliberg, and tour the nearby Rhine Falls. Don't fail to stroll through the cobblestone streets and alleys of Altstadt.Best Attractions to Visit in Zurich
Free/Cheap Activities in Zurich
- Don’t fail to visit Altstadt, the medieval section of town blessed with fascinating cobblestone streets and alleys. Take a leisurely stroll through this neighborhood to enjoy and appreciate its magnificent architecture.
- Housed in a two century old villa, the Rietberg Museum is one of the most popular attractions in the city. Check out the stunning artifacts from Asia, Africa, Oceania and South America, and also exhibits honoring many of Africa’s unsung heroes.
- Go swimming or boating at idyllic Zurich Lake. Enjoy riding bicycle and sunbathing on the bank of the lake during summers. Also visit Lake Promenade that features beautiful lakefront parks, gardens and tree-lined walkways. The views are excellent there!
- Admire the awe-inspiring Romanesque style at Grossmunster church. Constructed on Roman cemetery, the church strikes a sensational pose from Lake Zurich.