Se hva du kan gjøre og oppleve i Zürich

Zürich is distinguished by its unparalleled selection of stores lining the world-famous shopping mile, the Bahnhofstrasse, not to mention its broad choice of leisure activities. Numerous gastronomic establishments in the surrounding region pamper food lovers with all manner of culinary delights. Almost 500 bars and clubs provide a wide variety of entertainment. Zürich is also the ideal departure point for all kinds of excursions, such as to the Rhine Falls or the chocolate factory.


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Passport / Visa

Switzerland can be visited visa-free for up to 90 days by citizens of most European countries, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Malaysia, Israel, UAE and most countries in America. If you are unsure whether or not you need to apply for a visa, we recommend contacting the embassy or consulate in your country. International (non-Schengen) travelers need a passport that is valid for at least 3 months after the end of their intended trip in order to enter the Schengen zone. Citizens of Schengen countries can travel without a passport, but must have a valid ID with them during their stay.

Best Time to Visit

The best season to visit Zurich is definitely summer, particularly from June to August, when temperatures are pleasant and you can enjoy outdoor activities during the sunny days. If you want to visit the city when fewer tourists fill the streets, then spring is the best choice: March to May are the months when temperatures are still not too cold to be uncomfortable.

Zürich Airport (ZRH)

Zürich Airport is voted to be one of the best in the world. It consists of two terminals and they both have a Tourist Information Centre based in the arrivals hall. The airport is situated 11 kilometres outside Zürich and there are several ways of getting into the town centre. The subterranean train station is directly beneath Terminal B. Trains depart roughly every 10 minutes for the city’s main station. You can buy tickets directly from the vending machines that can be found next to the SBB travel centre. The Glatttalbahn, tram number 10, connects the airport and the main railway station. The tram runs every 7 or 15 minutes. Tram number 12 connects the airport and the hub of Stettbach and runs every 15 minutes. There is a frequent bus service running from the airport. Zürcher Verkehrsverbund (ZVV) has a trip planner on their website. The taxi rank is located just outside the arrivals terminal 1 and 2. Taxis may be reserved in advance.
Adresse: Flughafen Zürich, Zürich
Telefon: +41 43 816 22 11

Public Transport

The best way to visit Zurich is by foot, but you also have a list of opportunities to explore the city such as bus, trams and trains. You can choose between a tickets for 1 hour or a Day Cards for various zones, but don´t forget to have the ticket with you at any moment. Another alternative is the Zürich Card: you can use it to enjoy free travel with public transports throughout the city of Zürich and it also gives you the possibility of enter museums for free and have discounts on several restaurants.


Taxi 444 is one of the biggest taxi companies in Zürich but you can find 1350 licensed taxis in the city. Taxis are easy to use and reliable, even during rush hours.
Telefon: +41 44 444 44 44

Postal Service

You can find post offices all over the city. Sihlpost D-2 is located on the main train station and has long opening hours.
Adresse: Sihlpost D-2, Kasernenstrasse 97, Zürich
Telefon: +41 848 888 888


There are many pharmacies around Zürich. On the pharmacies' door you can find a note that tells you where the next pharmacy on duty is located. The pharmacy at Bellevue, Theaterstrasse 14, is open 24/7.
Adresse: Amavita Bahnhof Apotheke, Bahnhofplatz 15, Zürich
Telefon: +41 44 225 4242
Åpningstider: Daily 7am–midnight


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Country code: +41 Area code: 044 and 043

myclimate Audio Adventure

The non-profit foundation myclimate with Swiss roots offers three tours: one for adults, one for teen and one for kids. The goal is to help you discover more about biodiversity, pedestrian-friendly areas and climate protection. All you need to do is download the free app and select one of the stories. The audio recording is about 60 minutes long. You can do the tour on foot, which would take about 2.5 hours, or rent a bike. For adults: Heat from the river Limmat, biodiversity and new forms of housing. For teens (over 11 years old): Mia wants to know! For kids (over 5 years old): The lizard from Zurich Central Station.
Adresse: Starting point: Hauptbahnhof (Central Station) Zürich
Billetter: Free

University of Zürich Botanical Garden

The Botanical Garden of the University of Zürich shows off its broad collection of flora, both local and imported, on the 5.6 hectares that were laid out in the 1970s. Even when it's raining or when it's cold, you can visit the tropical greenhouses. Each glass bubble represents distinct climate: the sweltering humidity of the tropics, the dry heat of the Mediterranean, and the flowering alpine meadows.
Adresse: Zollikerstrasse 107, Zürich
Telefon: +41 44 634 84 61
Åpningstider: March–September: Mon–Fri 7am–7pm, Sat & Sun 8am–6pm. October–February: Mon–Fri 8am–6pm, Sat & Sun 8am–5pm. Tropical greenhouses: daily 9:30am–4:45pm
Billetter: Free

Outdoor Swimming

The best way to cool down is by plunging into the clear, refreshing water. All the better if you don't even need to leave the city centre to do it. Zurich offers sandy beaches and grassy area to sunbathe, diving towers, panoramic views of the Alps. Read a book in the shade of the trees, swim in the lake or the river — Zürich has a bathing spot for every taste. The public bathing traditions on Zürich stem from the Romans. Today, you can find more than 15 open-air baths. Many locations are equipped with showers and changing room.

Enea Tree Museum

The 75,000 m² park near Lake Zurich in Rapperswil-Jona is a "tree museum" shows trees from 25 species as well as sculptures by international artist. The park was designed by the famous landscape architect Enzo Enea. It's an amazing place for lovers of art, nature and tranquility.
Adresse: Enea Baummuseum, Buechstrasse 12, Rapperswil-Jona
Telefon: March–October: Mon–Fri 9am–6pm, Sat 10am–5pm. November–February: Mon–Fri 9am–5:30pm, Sat 10am–4pm. Sun closed
Billetter: Adults: CHF 15

Uetliberg — Top of Zürich

Uetliberg is called Zurich’s very own mountain. The 870 m (2,850 feet) summit gives you views of the city and lake, plus a glimpse of the Alps. You can quickly and easily get to the mountain with the S10 line. There is lots to discover: well-marked hiking and bike routes, the Planet Trail walk that takes you on a tour through a model of our solar system. In the winter, the hiking trail becomes a toboggan run. Uetliberg is especially popular in November, when the Uto Kulm summit is often above the blanket of fog.
Transport: Uetliberg train station on line S10

The Grossmünster

The Grossmünster ("Great Minster") is a Romanesque-style church and one of the three major churches in the city. The tall twin towers of "Great Minster" dominate the Zürich skyline. It was from this spot that the humanist Ulrich Zwingli preached the Reformation.
Adresse: Grossmünsterplatz, Zürich
Telefon: +41 44 250 66 51
Åpningstider: Daily. March–October 10am–6pm, November–February 10am–5pm

Church of St. Peter

The St. Peters Church (Kirche Sankt Peter) was originally built in the 8th century but was much altered in the 13th century and again in 1705. The largest clock in Europe is situated on the tower of St. Peters Church and has a diameter of 8.7 meters.
Adresse: St. Peter-Hofstatt, Zürich
Telefon: +41 44 521 00 53
Åpningstider: Mon–Fri 8am–6pm, Sat 10am–4pm, Sun 11am–5pm

Kunsthaus Zürich

Switzerland’s greatest art museum, Kunsthaus, contains several important works of art, ranging from medieval religious paintings and Old Dutch masters to Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings. Here you can find masterpieces by Van Gogh, Picasso, Chagall and Monet.
Adresse: Heimplatz 1, Zürich
Telefon: +41 44 253 8484
Åpningstider: Tue & Fri–Sun 10am–6pm, Wed & Thu 10am–8pm, Mon closed

Chinese Garden

Located right by the lake at the Zürichhorn, this Chinese garden was given to the city as a gift from the Chinese city, Kunming, which is twinned with Zürich. The garden contains several plants and ornaments, typical of the Chinese art of creating a garden.
Adresse: Bellerivestrasse 138, Zürich
Telefon: +41 44 380 31 51
Åpningstider: Daily 11am–7pm


The stunningly beautiful Zürich lake stretches 40 kilometres from Zürich to the foot of the Glarner Alps. Day trip boats give tourists the possibility to explore several villages and towns along the lakeshore and the main landing in Zürich is at Bürkliplatz.

Old Town

The Old Town, also called Altstadt, is one of the most beautiful and charming areas in Zürich. Here you can stroll around narrow lanes and medieval houses. This area is highly appreciated by both tourists and locals, and it was once home to influential people such as Einstein, James Joyce and Richard Wagner.
Adresse: Altstadt, Zürich


For great views over the city you can visit Lindenhofplatz and enjoy the stunning view of Grossmünster and Rathaus. This place represented the meeting place for people during the Modern Era and today it is the perfect hot-spot where to find some peace and tranquillity. Play giant chess, have a nice walk with your family and friends and cool down next to a fountain.
Adresse: Lindenhofplatz, Zürich

Zürich Zoo

This well maintained zoo is very popular and a great place for the whole family to enjoy a day of fun. Here you can find many animal species like penguins, lions, tigers, apes and elephants. Onsite there is also a tropical rainforest including huge marine reef tanks.
Adresse: Zürichbergstrasse 221, Zürich
Telefon: +41 44 254 25 00
Åpningstider: Daily. November–February 10am–5pm; March–October 10am–6pm

Rietberg Museum

Set in a park on top of a hill, The Reitberg Museum with its green glass entrance houses a collection of historical artefacts and art from Africa, Asia and Ancient America, making it the only art museum for non-European cultures in Switzerland. Here you can also find various special exhibitions, as well as a cafe.
Adresse: Gablerstrasse 15, Zürich
Telefon: +41 44 415 31 31
Åpningstider: Tue & Thu–Sun 10am–5pm, Wed 10am–8pm, Mon closed

Church of Our Lady — Fraumünster

Church of Our Lady, also known as Fraumünster, is located right by the riverside and is one of Zürich's landmarks with its blue spire. The church dates back to 1250 and is especially known for the stained glass windows by Marc Chagall.
Adresse: Fraumünster, Münsterhof 2, Zürich
Telefon: +41 44 221 20 63


A visit to Zürich is not complete without a walk of the Bahnhofstrasse. This street is located right in the city centre and is great for shopping. Here you can find names like Prada, Chanel, Gucci and H&M and experience the most exciting high-quality shopping experience.
Adresse: Bahnhofstrasse, Zürich
Telefon: +41 43 243 90 00

Opera House

The Opera House hosts various performances and is well worth a visit when in Zürich. In 2014 it was awarded the title of the Best Opera Company of the Year at the International Opera Awards. The classic building has been the home of the Zürich Opera since 1891, and also houses the Bernhard-Theater Zürich and the Zürich Ballet. You are welcome to enjoy a performance or take a guided tour of the building.
Adresse: Opernhaus Zürich, Falkenstrasse 1, Zürich
Telefon: +41 44 268 66 66


The river delta in Zürich is called Zürichhorn and is on the list of Swiss heritage sites of national significance. It offers lake access and several trees to admire, a grill station and a huge playground where to relax. Moreover, in the lakeside park you can find the famous rock sculptures among other attractions.
Adresse: Zürichhorn, Zürich

Swiss National Museum

In a castle, right by the water, you will find the Swiss National Museum. This museum hosts various collections from the Swiss history to the present as well as temporary exhibitions, in fact it houses the biggest collection of cultural-historical objects in the country. For the kids, there are interactive technology exhibits, making it suitable for the whole family.
Adresse: Landesmuseum Zürich, Museumstrasse 2, Zürich
Telefon: +41 58 466 65 11

Freitag Tower

Creatively constructed out of recycled freight-containers, you climb up floor by floor until you reach an observation deck on top of the tower. Enjoy the view of the former industrial district of Zürich. On your way up, you can shop unique and handmade bags.
Adresse: Geroldstrasse 17, Zürich
Telefon: +41 43 366 95 20
Åpningstider: Daily 9am–5pm


Paradeplatz represents the heart of Bahnhofstrasse. In the 17th century Paradeplatz was a pig market, but today it is known as the largest financial transaction site in Switzerland. From Paradeplatz it takes just a few minutes to reach the old town and Lake Zürich.
Adresse: Paradeplatz, Zürich

Kaltbach Cheese Cave

A one-hour drive from Zürich, near Lucerne, lies the Kaltbach Cave. The cave itself was shaped an estimated 22 million years ago; its one-of-a kind environment is what enables Kaltbach cheese to mature in a very unique manner. Today, the company produces Gruyère, Emmental, Gouda and the eponymous Kaltbach cheese. Take a tour of the cave, learn about the production and storage of the cheese and let yourself be enticed to a tasting of different kinds of the celebrated Swiss delicacy.
Adresse: Landenbergstrasse 1, Lucerne
Telefon: +41 582 27 27 27

FIFA World Football Museum

The FIFA Museum is an association football museum operated by FIFA. The 3,000 square metres of the museum are packed with exhibits and activities. Join a guided or themed tour or take part in football quizzes, panel discussions or kids’ nights. The museum shop is full of fun trinkets and the Sportsbar 1904 has live games on big screens and refreshing drinks.
Adresse: Seestrasse 27, Zürich
Telefon: +41 43 388 25 00
Åpningstider: Tue–Sun 10am–6pm, Mon closed

Zürich-West District

Zürich-West transformed from the industrial quarter into the trendy district with an unpolished charm. The area full of offices, apartments, arts venues, cafes and restaurants stretches between the track leading away from Zürich Hauptbahnhof and the Limmat. Factories and shipyards moved away, leaving their vast spaces that creative minds have turned into art, design, food, culture and shopping hotspots, with plenty of scope for architectural experiments. Check out the design boutiques and market halls nestled in the arches of the railway bridge, known as Im Viadukt. Frau Gerolds Garten is an urban garden, food court and meeting spot. The Freitag Flagship Store with its tower is located here, too.


The legendary Kronenhalle's former patrons include big names such as Picasso, Chagall and Miró (whose original paintings still adorn the walls today — chances are, you may be dining within arm's reach from precious artwork). Kronenhalle is a world-renowned establishment that's been around for nearly a century, consistently delivering superb quality Swiss/French cuisine and above par service.
Adresse: Raemistrasse 4, Zürich
Telefon: +41 44 262 99 00
Åpningstider: Daily noon–midnight. Bar from 5pm.

Blinde Kuh

Blinde Kuh is a restaurant run by blind people and in almost complete darkness. This is your chance to experience first-hand what it is like to be blind. Here you must trust your nose, your mouth, your ears and your hands. You will be amazed. Who said we eat with our eyes? The menu changes every week and you will need to book several weeks in advance.
Adresse: Mühlebachstrasse 148, Zürich
Telefon: +41 44 421 50 50
Åpningstider: Tue–Sat 6pm–11pm, Sun 5:30pm–11pm, Mon closed

Adler’s Swiss Chuchi

At Hotel Adler you can find Adler’s Swiss Chuchi that serves really good traditional Swiss national dishes, enjoyed in a rustic atmosphere. Their selection of cheese, and cheese fondue, are the main attractions. The restaurant draws both locals and tourists alike.
Adresse: Rosengasse 10, Zürich
Telefon: +41 44 266 96 66
Åpningstider: Daily 11:30am–11:15pm


Situated near the city centre, Saigon serves various authentic dishes from southern Vietnam. On the menu, you will find the pho soup with your ingredients of choice, noodle dishes, salads and much more. If the weather permits, enjoy your yummy food on the outdoor seating area.
Adresse: Sihlstrasse 97, Zürich
Telefon: +41 44 210 0585
Åpningstider: Mon–Fri 10am–11pm, Sat 11am–11pm, Sun closed

Spaghetti Factory

In the Niederdorf centre, the Old Town, you can find this pasta restaurant with hearty dishes. The appetisers and market-fresh salads are very popular and appealing. Daily specials and highlights of the month add a welcoming twist to the menu.
Adresse: Niederdorfstrasse 5, Zürich
Telefon: +41 44 251 94 00
Åpningstider: Sun–Thu 11:30am–11pm, Fri & Sat 11:30am–1am


The 15th-century location adds flavour to this beer hall where sausages are the main attractions. Here you can find more than a dozen different kinds of sausages, the biggest one being one metre long. The recipes are almost all based on recipes cultivated and modernised over generations.
Adresse: Bahnhofstrasse 28A, Zürich
Telefon: +41 44 220 15 15
Åpningstider: Daily 11:30am–11pm. Kitchen until 10pm

Restaurant Weisses Rossli

A little bit outside the city centre you can find Restaurant Weisses Rossli. This restaurant is claimed to be a hidden gem, just waiting to be explored. Here you can enjoy a mixture of the French and Mediterranean cuisine, all cooked with top quality ingredients.
Adresse: Bederstrasse 96, Zürich
Telefon: +41 44 212 63 00
Åpningstider: Tue–Fri 11:30am–2pm / 6:30pm–midnight, Sat 6:30pm–midnight, Mon & Sun closed

Dapur Indonesia

At Dapur Indonesia you are invited to enjoy a culinary journey along the 17,000 islands of the Indonesian archipelago. You will find this restaurant on the north side of the city, but it is well worth the trip if you are craving some genuine Asian food.
Adresse: Schaffhauserstrasse 373, Zürich
Telefon: +41 44 310 24 50
Åpningstider: Dinner: Tue–Sat 5:45pm–11pm; Lunch: Wed & Thu 11:30am–2pm

Didi's Frieden

At Didi's Frieden you can revel in various European dishes with a Mediterranean touch in a stylish interior. If the weather allows you can choose to eat outdoors and when ordering dessert you might even get a chocolate drawing on your plate!
Adresse: Stampfenbachstrasse 32, Zürich
Telefon: +41 44 253 18 10
Åpningstider: Mon–Fri 11am–2:30pm / 5pm–midnight, Sat 6pm–midnight, Sun closed


The popular restaurant Yen’s can be found in the heart of Zürich. Here you can enjoy delicious sushi in a relaxing atmosphere. If you want, you can try the 5-course menu called Yen’s Peking Ente. Just make sure to order it two days in advance.
Adresse: Hallwylstrasse 43, Zürich
Telefon: +41 44 558 89 76
Åpningstider: Tue–Fri 11:30am–2pm / 5:30pm–11pm, Sat & Sun 5:30pm–11pm, Mon closed

Confiserie Sprüngli

Confiserie Sprüngli on Bahnhofstrasse is the main branch of the famous confectioners, displaying the biggest selection of exquisite homemade chocolate and cakes imaginable. The company was founded back in 1836. Since then, Sprüngli has become internationally known for their plump signature macarons called "Luxemburgerli". You can buy luxurious sweet treats go or them at a cafe on the first floor.
Adresse: Bahnhofstrasse 21, Zürich
Telefon: +41 44 224 46 46
Åpningstider: Mon–Fri 8:30am–6:30pm, Sat 9am–6:30pm, Sun closed


Plüsch is not just a coffee shop, but it also offers alcoholic beverages, light meals, snacks and breakfast. This cafe and bar has free WiFi and is very popular for having after-work drinks. Despite the conveniences of modernity, visiting the Plüsch is like stepping back into the 1970s.
Adresse: Aemtlerstrasse 16, Zürich
Telefon: +41 43 810 16 26
Åpningstider: Mon–Thu 8am–midnight, Fri 8am–1am, Sat 9am–1am, Sun 10am–6:30pm

Café & Confiserie 1842 im Haus Conditorei Schober

The traditional Conditorei Schober is situated in the middle of the Old Town in what is known as the "sweet corner". This is actually claimed to be one of the best cafes in Zürich and their hot chocolate with whipped cream is among the best around and therefore highly recommended.
Adresse: Napfgasse 4, Zürich
Telefon: +41 44 251 51 50
Åpningstider: Daily 9am–7pm

Babu's Bakery & Coffeehouse

This urban, relaxed cafe is very popular and located right in the city centre. You might have to get into a long line for a cup of coffee, but it is claimed to be well worth the wait! If you enjoy your hot drink so much that you cannot get enough, you can also buy your favourite to bring home.
Adresse: Löwenstrasse 1, Zürich
Telefon: +41 44 307 10 10
Åpningstider: Mon–Fri 7am–5pm, Sat 8am–4pm, Sun 9am–4pm


With a complete devotion to coffee, Henrici really knows how to make a great cup of coffee, everything from classic coffees to creative coffee drinks are on the menu. If you have a sweet tooth, then do not worry, they have yummy baked creations too, the mouth-watering cheesecake might just be your thing.
Adresse: Niederdorfstrasse 1, Zürich
Telefon: +41 44 251 54 54
Åpningstider: Mon–Wed 8am–10pm, Thu 8am–11pm, Fri 8am–midnight, Sat 9am–midnight, Sun 9am–10pm


A small hidden gem and even though it might be the smallest bar in town, long queues are normal, attracting regulars every day. The coffee is the star at ViCafe, offering special coffees from all around the world and it's all made with love by the knowledgeable and friendly baristas. If the place is too crowded, buy your favourite coffee to take away.
Adresse: Theaterstrasse 14, Zürich
Telefon: +41 44 886 66 11
Åpningstider: Mon–Fri 6:30am–6pm, Sat 7:30am–6pm, Sun 8am–6pm

H. Schwarzenbach

Housed in a period building in heart of the old town, this family-run cafe, which is already on its 5th generation, is a peaceful oasis where to relish high-quality coffees, teas, amaretti, and hot chocolate. If your sugar cravings kick in, they also offer daily baked cakes as well as other baked goods and it is all prepared in the cafe's own bakery. Don't miss their legendary cheesecake!
Adresse: Münstergasse 19, Zürich
Telefon: +41 44 261 13 15
Åpningstider: Mon–Fri 9am–6:30pm, Sat 9am–5pm, Sun closed

Cafe Lang

Not only a cafe but also a bar and restaurant, Cafe Lang is the place to visit at any hour of the day. Come for breakfast, lunch, dinner or just for a cup of coffee or for a high-quality cocktail in the evening. The brunch here is also worth a try. If the weather allows, enjoy your beverage and food on the terrace.
Adresse: Am Limmatplatz 7, Zürich
Telefon: +41 43 321 36 11
Åpningstider: Mon–Thu 8am–11pm, Fri 8am–midnight, Sat 9am–midnight, Sun 10am–6pm


Kaufleuten is a large complex in the city centre with bars and clubs, plus a stylish restaurant with European dishes. At night, the club attracts a good mix of hardcore clubbers and young professionals. Kaufleuten was recently voted one of the world’s best party venues by Wall Street Journal. Here you should definitely dress to impress.
Adresse: Pelikanplatz 18, Zürich
Telefon: +41 44 225 33 40


Oepfelchammer is a nice pub, which is famous for its association with the city’s literary son, Gottfried Keller. Located in the heart of the Old Town, this is the oldest, originally preserved pub in Zürich and where typical Swiss cuisine and high-quality wine can be enjoyed.
Adresse: Rindermarkt 12, Zürich
Telefon: +41 44 251 23 36
Åpningstider: Tue–Sat 4pm–midnight, Sun & Mon closed

Rheinfelder Bierhalle

Wooden benches, bright lights and no décor on display, Rheinfelder Bierhalle is one of the oldest beer halls in Zürich. A popular place that is always crowded, attracting workers, students and business men, who all are here to enjoy traditional food that comes in big portions and of course they are here for the beer.
Adresse: Niederdorfstrasse 76, Zürich
Telefon: +41 44 251 54 64
Åpningstider: Daily 9am–midnight


This friendly and relaxed bar with a snooker table is very popular among the young people. Schlauch offers a great menu with veggie and vegan options, local and organic food, nice atmosphere and very reasonable prices.
Adresse: Munstergasse 20, Zürich
Telefon: +41 44 251 23 04
Åpningstider: Tue–Sat 10am–midnight, Sun & Mon closed

Nelson Pub

Very popular with the younger generation at the weekends, this pub is normally full of teenage au-pairs and exchange students. Nelson also broadcasts live sports on large screens and serves bar food.
Adresse: Beatengasse 11, Zürich
Telefon: +41 44 212 60 16


Zürich’s premiere Jazz club offers first-rate music from big names. This trendy bar is situated on top of the Schiffbau building off Hardstrasse. Here you will find a nice seating area, good cocktails and fun people. Generally this place is visited by locals and therefore not very ’touristic’.
Adresse: Schiffbaustrasse 6, Zürich
Telefon: +41 44 276 80 00

Oliver Twist Pub

Oliver Twist is the number 1 sport pub in the city and is located near Rindermarkt. This nice and cosy pub serves a good pint and is frequently visited by English speaking football fans since live sport is broadcast here regularly. If the hunger kicks in, they have a pub food menu too.
Adresse: Rindermarkt 6, Zürich
Telefon: +41 44 252 47 10
Åpningstider: Mon–Thu 4pm–midnight, Fri–Sun noon–midnight

Old Crow

The Old Crow is the place to be if you fancy exclusive spirits, especially whiskies and expertly-made cocktails. You can enjoy long forgotten and rare recipes or classic cocktails in a relaxed and charming atmosphere.
Adresse: Schwanengasse 4, Zürich
Telefon: +41 43 233 53 35
Åpningstider: Tue–Sat 5pm–midnight, Sun & Mon closed


The Bohemia presents itself in an American-Brasserie style. The menu is heavy on the meat and seafood, however the Bohemia also serves pastas and vegetarian dishes. You can choose from an excellent wine list or from a range of beers, spritz and cocktails. In the evenings, they host regular sets by local DJ's and live bands.
Adresse: Klosbachstrasse 2, Zürich
Telefon: +41 44 383 70 60


There's no one-stop-shop for all your souvenir shopping needs, but the Tourist Information Office in the Central Station can provide you with the basics like postcards, fridge magnets and cow figurines. Other typical gifts from Switzerland include cuckoo clocks, cheese fondue sets and Swiss made watches. Need we mention the Swiss Army knife? If you are a fan of edible gifts, go for Gruyère cheese, Swiss chocolate or the famed "Luxemburgerli" macaroons from Sprüngli. Kids will appreciate a book or anything related to fictional alpine adventures of Heidi — little girl in a milkmaid dress, with braids and a kind heart. She is a classic Swiss character known and loved worldwide.

Cabaret Voltaire Shop

A shop like no other. The Cabaret Voltaire Shop presents avant-garde art exhibitions, live jazz sessions, houses a hip cafe and bar. The Dada movement started in this building and the spirit of the movement is kept alive. In the shop you can get the perfect souvenirs for art lovers, they sell Dada products as well as objects from young designers. If you are looking for a unique design, that unusual item, then this is the shop to head for.
Adresse: Spiegelgasse 1, Zürich
Telefon: +41 43 268 57 20

Vollenweider Chocolatier Confiseur

One of Switzerland's most traditional chocolate-makers is not to be missed. The Vollenweider chocolatiers offer handmade delicacies following old recipes including new and unusual delicacies. A heaven for anyone who loves chocolate, macaroons and truffles.
Adresse: Theaterstrasse 1, Zürich
Telefon: +41 43 288 04 04
Åpningstider: Mon–Sat 9am–6pm, Sun noon–5pm
Transport: Tramway station Opernhaus

Im Viadukt

This trendy area invites you to stroll around tiny shops that offers everything from international fashion brands to local labels and from second-hand to high fashion. There is even a market hall, housing more than 30 vendors where you can buy fresh fruits and vegetables or why not enjoy a coffee in one of the cafes along the Viadukt Arches.
Adresse: Viaduktstrasse, Zürich
Åpningstider: Mon–Sat 9am–8pm, Sun closed

Schweizer Heimatwerk

This label stands for Swiss handicraft of the highest quality, functionality and design. The product range includes both Helvetian tradition and current trends. The varied and exquisite works of Schweizer Heimatwerk is appreciated by both guests and locals.
Adresse: Uraniastrasse 1, Zürich
Telefon: +41 44 217 83 00

Beyer Watches & Jewellery

Beyer Chronometrie is the oldest watch shop in Switzerland. The family business has been around for 250 years and is currently owned by the seventh generation. Beyer is also one of the leading names in luxury watches. You will also find the Beyer Clock and Watch Museum at the same address.
Adresse: Bahnhofstrasse 31, Zürich
Telefon: +41 43 344 63 63


Use to be an industrial-age paper mill, today a shopping and leisure centre, featuring 80 shops that boasts everything from fashion, shoes, cosmetic to electronics including restaurants, a hotel, a spa and cinema. They even have a Minicity Sihlcity, their own childcare facilities, where the parents can leave their kids for one or two hours while shopping in stores like C&A, Desigual, Esprit, Gant, H&M, The Body Shop and Tommy Hilfiger.
Adresse: Kalanderplatz 1, Zürich
Telefon: +41 44 204 99 99


Maiuki offers stylish fashion and accessories from young designers and newcomers. If you are looking for unique and handmade products, this is the place to look for it, the perfect souvenir to bring back home.
Adresse: Geroldstrasse 23, Zürich
Telefon: +41 44 301 51 51


The House of Brands, also called Jelmoli, is situated near Zurich main station. It is Zurich's largest premium department store with many top-quality brands for men, women and children. Inside, you will find fashion items, accessories, shoes, sport articles and home products. Below ground level, there is a well-known Food Market.
Adresse: Seidengasse 1, Zürich
Telefon: +41 44 220 44 11

Glatt Shopping Mall

A wide range of different stores invites visitors to come in and stroll, Glatt Shopping Mall is one of the most popular shopping malls in Switzerland. And if you get hungry, just visit one of the many culinary outlets. There is around 100 stores selling the latest fashion, jewellery, toys, electronic goods and cosmetics.
Adresse: Neue Winterthurerstrasse 99, Zürich
Telefon: +41 44 839 42 42

Letzipark Shopping Center

Over 50 different stores fulfil nearly every wish, whether you are looking for sportswear, or a suit, you will find it in Letzipark. They have everything from fashion wear, shoes, furniture, and stationery to electronic specialists. The shopping centre includes a choice of seven different snack bars and restaurants when wishing for a break.
Adresse: Baslerstrasse 50, Zürich
Telefon: +41 44 497 52 52

Kanzlei Flea Market

If you spend your weekend in Zürich, you should visit this year-round flea market. It is Zürich's most famous and also most notorious flea market where you can buy everything from kitchen utensils to electronic equipment, leather bags, paintings, furniture and jewellery.
Adresse: Flohmi Bullingerhof, Kanzleistrasse 56, Zürich
Telefon: +41 79 668 50 40
Åpningstider: Sat 7:20am–4pm