Top Places for Art and Cultural Activities in Zurich

Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Zurich is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Zurich a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Zurich.

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Check the list of top places for art and culture in Zurich:

  1. Old Town

    #1 of 30 Art and Cultural Attractions in Zurich
    Old Town

    Tags: Walking Area, Neighborhoods , Old Town

    Address: Zurich, Switzerland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Perched on either sides of River Limmat, the Old town is one of the prettiest parts of the city. The narrow alleyways and cobblestoned streets make for a great stroll especially because of the charmin...Read more

  2. Kunsthaus

    #2 of 30 Art and Cultural Attractions in Zurich
    Kunsthaus

    Tags: Art Museum, Arts And Crafts

    Address: Kunsthaus Zürich Heimplatz 1 8001 Zurich

    Timings: 10:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    The Kunsthaus Zurich houses a standout amongst the most vital craftsmanship accumulations in Switzerland and Europe, gathered throughout the years by the neighborhood craft cooperation called Zurcher ...Read more

  3. Fraumunster

    #3 of 30 Art and Cultural Attractions in Zurich
    Fraumunster

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Architecture

    Address: Munsterhof 2, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The Fraumunster Church in Zurich is one of the most important churches in the city. It was established in 853 by Louis the German for his daughter, Hildegard, on the grounds of a convent. He enriched ...Read more

  4. Swiss National Museum

    #4 of 30 Art and Cultural Attractions in Zurich
    Swiss National Museum

    Tags: Art And Culture, Museum

    Address: Museumstrasse 2, CH- 8001, Zurich

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    A landmark museum for cultural history in Switzerland, the Swiss National Museum is a delight to visit and explore. The museum building dates back to 1898 and was built in a chateau style by Gustav Gu...Read more

  5. St Peters Church

    #5 of 30 Art and Cultural Attractions in Zurich
    St Peters Church

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Architecture

    Address: St. Peterhofstatt plaza, Zurich, Switzerland

    Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    St. Peter is one of the four principle temples of the old town of Zurich, Switzerland, moreover it is considered predominant over Fraumunster, Grossmunster and Predigerkirche. Spotted alongside the Li...Read more

  6. Urania Observatory

    #6 of 30 Art and Cultural Attractions in Zurich
    Urania Observatory

    Tags: Landmark, Observatory, Architecture

    Address: Uraniastrasse 9, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Urania Sternwarte is an open observatory in the Lindenhof quarter of Zurich, Switzerland. Urania's refracting telescope is provided with a Fraunhofer two-lens arrangement of 30 cm gap and central leng...Read more

  7. Wasserkirche

    #7 of 30 Art and Cultural Attractions in Zurich
    Wasserkirche

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Historical Site

    Address: Wasserkirche, Limmatquai 31, 8001 Zürich

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Water Church is an important part of Zurich’s history. Situated between the Grossmunster and Fraumunster, this church was built on a little island in the Limmat River. The original structure...Read more

  8. Schweizer Heimatwerk

    #8 of 30 Art and Cultural Attractions in Zurich
    Schweizer Heimatwerk

    Tags: Arts And Crafts

    Address: Uraniastrasse 1, 8001 Zurich

    Timings: 09:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    Thinking of collecting some Swiss souvenirs? Swiss Crafts centre is the place to be! It is a speciality store that offers a beautiful collection of high end quality articles that have been handcrafted...Read more

  9. Kirche Enge

    #9 of 30 Art and Cultural Attractions in Zurich
    Kirche Enge

    Tags: Church, Cathedral

    Address: Bluntschlisteig, 8002 Zurich, Switzerland

    Located at a hilltop which renders it a picturesque look, the Enge church is one place that you can visit for a spiritual rejuvenation in the city. From the top of this hill where this church is locat...Read more

  10. Giacometti Murals

    #10 of 30 Art and Cultural Attractions in Zurich
    Giacometti Murals

    Tags: Art Gallery, Hall

    Address: Bahnhofquai 3, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    Art need not be just confined to museums and galleries only. You can encounter the best of art sometimes in the most unexpected of the places. Augusto Giacometti Entrance Hall paves way for the most b...Read more

  11. Villa Patumbah

    #11 of 30 Art and Cultural Attractions in Zurich
    Villa Patumbah

    Tags: Architecture , Arts And Crafts

    Address: Zollikerstrasse 128, 8008 Zürich, Switzerland

    Timings: 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm Details

    Built by architects Chiodera and Tschudy during 1883-1885 under the patronage of Karl Fürchtegott Grob, this is a beautiful villa that embellishes the city of Zurich with its magnificence. This v...Read more

  12. Foundation E. G. Buhrle

    #12 of 30 Art and Cultural Attractions in Zurich
    Foundation E. G. Buhrle

    Tags: Museum, Arts And Crafts, Specialty Museum, Sculpture

    Address: Zollikerstrasse 172, 8008 Zürich, Switzerland

    Established by Buhrle family in Zurich to showcase Emil Georg Buhrle's important collection of European sculptures and paintings, this museum gathers much attention in the city. Housed inside a villa ...Read more

  13. Liebfrauen

    #13 of 30 Art and Cultural Attractions in Zurich
    Liebfrauen

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Architecture

    Address: Zehnderweg 9, 8006 Zürich, Switzerland

    Timings: 06:30 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Built in 1893 in the style of an early Christian basilica, Liebfrauenkirche is one place in Zurich that you should definitely visit for an indulgence in spirituality and art at the same time. The chur...Read more

  14. Haus Zum Reich

    #14 of 30 Art and Cultural Attractions in Zurich
    Haus Zum Reich

    Tags: Landmark, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Am Neumarkt 4, 8001 Zürich, Switzerland

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    If you wish to see some archives from the history of Zurich, then move to Haus Zum Reich for an intriguing experience. This building has been embellishing the city of Zurich for past 800 years. Flanke...Read more

  15. St. Josef

    #15 of 30 Art and Cultural Attractions in Zurich
    St. Josef

    Tags: Church, Religious Site

    Address: Röntgenstrasse 80, 8005 Zürich, Switzerland

    St. Josef Church in Zurich is a relatively lesser known church but is beautiful enough to make a visit. The exterior of the church looks stunning with a large tower. Inside, there are three sections o...Read more

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