Old Town

Top 25 Zurich Places


“The Downtown Switzerland”, Zürich, is a gorgeous city full of rich cultural life and a place with a great variety of beautiful and relaxing places.


1. Old Town

Learn the history to enjoy the city itself.

Altstadt encompasses the area of the entire historical city. Kreis 1 (District 1) is divided into four parts or quarters by the Zürich statistical office: Rathhaus (town hall), Hochsulen (universities), Lindenhof (“lime trees courtyard”) and City.