Zurich Old Town (Altstadt)

Zurich Old Town or Altstadt in German is a cultural, entertainment and shopping center in Zurich. It includes different popular areas such as Rathous, Lindenhof and Hochschulen.

Zurich Old town

At Zurich Old Town, the medieval architecture is mixed with elegant restaurants, luxury shopping and modern buildings.

Participate in walking tours in the old narrow streets or just admire the splendid romanesque buildings and the gorgeous view of the river Limmat. Take a guided tour to discover the rich history of those monuments and the long stories behind its walls. Many of them date back to around 2000 years or more.

Don’t miss the Grossmünster high towers, the huge clock of St Peter’s Church and the stained glass windows of Fraumünster.

The area includes also the opera house, theatres, souvenir shops, family amusement attractions and cafes.