Here are the top 17 tourist attractions to see in Zurich:

1. Uetliberg

4.5 /5

5 kms
from city center
1 out of 17
places to visit in Zurich

At a height of 871 metres above sea level, Uetlibierg is a mountain in the Zurich canton, right next to the city, which offers scenic views, fun picnics, and various other adventure activities.

2. Swiss National Museum

4.3 /5

0 kms
from city center
2 out of 17
places to visit in Zurich

This historic building built in 1898, is Switzerland's largest collection of the culture and history of the country. Walk through the lives of people, the evolution of art, and even daily objects, from prehistory to the modern day.

3. Altstadt (Old Town)

4.2 /5

1 kms
from city center
3 out of 17
places to visit in Zurich

The Old Town is the oldest part of the city of Zurich. The Roman Empire began here in Zurich, making Altstadt more than 2000 years old. Today, it is Kreis 1, the first district, and is home to some of the best shopping brands, and cultural vibrance.

4. GrossmÙnster Church

3.8 /5

1 kms
from city center
4 out of 17
places to visit in Zurich

GrossmÙnster is one of the 4 iconic churches of Zurich. It was built in the Romanesque style around the 12th century.

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5. Kunsthaus Zurich

3.8 /5

1 kms
from city center
5 out of 17
places to visit in Zurich

Kunsthaus museum is one of the one of the most popular museums in Switzerland. It has a collection of over 4000 artworks of many different artists over hundreds of years, a lot of them Swiss.

6. Lake Zurich

3.7 /5

23 kms
from city center
6 out of 17
places to visit in Zurich

Named after the city, the Lake Zurich is adjacent to the city and is a famous spot for picnics, walks, and even swims during the summers.

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7. FraumÙnster Church

3.7 /5

23 kms
from city center
7 out of 17
places to visit in Zurich

The FraumÙnster Church is one of the oldest and most important churches of Switzerland. The church was founded in 835, by Louis the German, and is one of the 4 major churches of Zurich.

8. Kunsthalle Zurich

3.6 /5

2 kms
from city center
8 out of 17
places to visit in Zurich

Kunsthalle is another popular contemporary art gallery in Zurich. It is in Kreis 5, on Limmatstrasse.

9. St. Peter's Church

3.6 /5

1 kms
from city center
9 out of 17
places to visit in Zurich

The St. Peter's Church is a historic Zurich church. It is the oldest parish church of the city, parts of it dating back to the 9th and 10th centuries, and was the only parish church before the reformation.

10. Zurich Opera House

3.5 /5

1 kms
from city center
10 out of 17
places to visit in Zurich

The Zurich Opera House was constructed in 1891 and has been the national venue for theatre, opera, and ballet ever since.

11. Zurich Zoolgischer Garten

3.5 /5

3 kms
from city center
11 out of 17
places to visit in Zurich

Away from the hustle bustle of the city, the Zurich zoo offers you the chance to observe over 360 species of animals that are present here, from tigers and gorillas, to turtles and penguins.

12. Bruno Weber Park

3.4 /5

12 kms
from city center
12 out of 17
places to visit in Zurich

Located on the outskirts of the city, the Bruno Weber Park is a massive sculpture park, with a size of over 20 square kilometres and falling in the municipalities of Spreitenbach and Dietikon. It is a huge spread of architectural beauty.

13. St. Peters Church, Zurich

1 kms
from city center
13 out of 17
places to visit in Zurich

The oldest parish church in Zurich, the St. Peter's Church stands today with much of its 9th and 10th century construction still intact. Stepping into St. Peter's Church in the old town, one will realise what 9th century Switzerland really felt like. It stands quite close to the historic Lindenhof hill.

14. Theater am Neumarkt

0 kms
from city center
14 out of 17
places to visit in Zurich

Designed and built by renowned architect David Morf in 1742 as a guild house for shoemakers, Theater am Neumarkt is registered as a cultural heritage building under the Swiss Inventory of Cultural Property. In the Early 1940s, the building was converted to be used as a theatre to host guest performances. It was the second theatre stage in Zurich that hosted contemporary plays.

15. Pavillon Le Corbusier

0 kms
from city center
15 out of 17
places to visit in Zurich

Situated on the Zürichsee lakeshore nearby Zürichhorn in the Seefeld quarter, the Pavillon Le Corbusier is a Swiss art museum dedicated to the work of renowned Swiss architect Le Corbusier. The architect wanted to showcase his work but only in a place constructed t taste. Thus, the Pavillon Le Corbusier was built. Designed and built in the 1960s, it was the last building Le Corbusier designed and also achieved the feat of using only steel and glass all held together with 22000 bolts.

16. Bahnhofstrasse

16 out of 17
places to visit in Zurich

Experience retail therapy and gourmet indulgence at one of the world’s most renowned boulevards located at the heart of Zurich City. Bahnhofstrasse spells elegance, luxury, gastronomy and tourism, making it a popular tourist hub for the visitors. This highlight of Zurich has gained immense popularity over the years for being a shopper’s paradise.

17. Lindenhof

1 kms
from city center
17 out of 17
places to visit in Zurich

Great views and never-ending serenity are few words to best describe Lindenhof. A green n oasis in the old part of Zurich, Lindenhof is a square located at the hill of the same name. Showcasing remnants and ruins of the Celtic, Roman and Medieval period, this part of the town has an old charm setting admired by many visitors.

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