Top Historical Places in Zurich

Historical Places in Zurich - Witness the History of Zurich

Zurich is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Zurich one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Zurich is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Zurich or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Zurich. Explore the historical monuments of Zurich with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Zurich guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Zurich page for the complete list of attractions and activities.

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    List of Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in Zurich

    Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Zurich.

  • Lindenhof

    #1 of 18 Historical Things To Do in Zurich

    Tags: Historical Site, Palace, Town, Heritage Building

    Address: Lindenhof, Zurich, Switzerland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Lindenhof is located in the old town of Zurich and is the chronicled site of the Roman manor, and the later Carolingian Kaiserpfalz. In 1747, a second century Roman gravestone was uncovered at the...Read more

  • Old Town

    #2 of 18 Historical Things To Do 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

  • Bahnhofstrasse

    #3 of 18 Historical Things To Do in Zurich

    Tags: Landmark, Walking Area, Shopping Center, Streets

    Address: Bahnhofstrasse, Zurich, Switzerland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Bahnhofstrasse is Zurich's principle downtown road and one of the planet's most exorbitant and elite shopping roads. It started to be the point at which the city strongholds were wrecked in 1864 and t...Read more

  • Schanzengraben

    #4 of 18 Historical Things To Do in Zurich

    Tags: Historical Site, Town

    Address: Behind Hotel Baur au Lac , Taltrasse 1, 8022, Switzerland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The town was braced with a city divider from the thirteenth to the seventeenth century, and with additional expound defenses developed in the seventeenth to eighteenth century and generally crushed in...Read more

  • Lindenhofplatz

    #5 of 18 Historical Things To Do in Zurich

    Tags: Park, Walking Area, Monument, Leisure

    Address: Lindenhof, Zurich 8001, Switzerland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Lindenhofplatz is a beautiful park that affords views of the most charming neighbourhood of Zurich-The Old Town. Only a short stroll away from the main street, this is a great place to connect with na...Read more

  • Wasserkirche

    #6 of 18 Historical Things To Do in Zurich

    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

  • Town Hall

    #7 of 18 Historical Things To Do in Zurich
    Town Hall

    Tags: Heritage Building, Hall

    Address: Limmatquai 55, Zurich, Switzerland


    The Rathaus dates back to 1694 and was the seat of the government till 1798. It is built on the Limmat River and the current structure replaced a 13th century court house. The town hall is maintained ...Read more

  • Friedhof Fluntern

    #8 of 18 Historical Things To Do in Zurich
    Friedhof Fluntern

    Tags: Cemetery

    Address: Fluntern, 8044 Zürich, Switzerland


    Arguably one of the most unique cemeteries you will ever visit, Flutern Cemetery is a beautifully laid out burial ground that holds some really interesting tombstones. It is the resting place of the f...Read more

  • Cabaret Voltaire

    #9 of 18 Historical Things To Do in Zurich
    Cabaret Voltaire

    Tags: Art And Culture, Historical Site, Architecture , Heritage Building

    Address: Spiegelgasse 1, Zurich 8001, Switzerland

    Timings: 12:30 pm - 06:30 pm Details

    Known as the birthplace of the surrealist art movement Dadaism, Cabaret Voltaire is the mecca of the quirky. Creative, edgy and artistic, this place is a good way to rediscover the roots of this weird...Read more

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