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Zurich Old Town Walking Tour

Description

What do Einstein, James Joyce and Wagner have in common? All three were residents of Zurich. But it´s not only great minds who are captivated by this lakeside city with its well-preserved old town – people from all over the world have always flocked to the thriving metropolis.

On a two-hour walk through the old town, we go searching for clues to the city´s past in its hidden alleyways and picturesque squares. Together, we uncover the secrets of Bahnhofstrasse, find out what a ‘procession axis´ is, and visit a church with a minute-hand that jumps a record-breaking half meter every minute.

This popular tour is filled with numerous astonishing and amusing anecdotes and has plenty to offer both visitors and locals alike.

Dates

Nov.-March: Wednesday: 11am German & English bilingual, Saturday: 11am German only, 3pm English only, Sunday: 11am  German & English bilingual

Apr. - Oct.: Monday - Thurday: 3pm German & English bilingual, Friday: 3pm German & English (one tour per language), Saturday & Sunday: 11am and 3pm German & English (one tour per language)

Duration

2 h

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