Tour through Zurich: self-guided audio tour with izi.TRAVEL App. EN,FR

Duration: 1 hour
Destination: Switzerland, Zürich, Zurich
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  • Zurich
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Overview

Hello!
Welcome to Zurich! Our guide will accompany you during the one-hour walking tour through the streets of the city.
This city is one of the largest cities in Switzerland and, among other things, is known around the world for its financial reputation.
The main result of its history is that Zurich is one of the best cities in the world for quality of life, leading from year to year in various rankings.
Let's walk around the city and make sure that this is very true indeed.
You will see and learn about 13 top attractions.

Audio tour allows you to discover Zurich in your own pace and in preferable time. At the same time you will never lost due to built-in map and navigation.

The tour is designed to be approximately 1,5 hours long.

This audio guide is GPS-triggered, which mean you may start the tour and put your smartphone in the pocket – all stories are starting automatically when you reach an attraction. Navigational tips will prompt you where to go next.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Pestalozzianlage, Zurich Switzerland

We begin our tour at a small Pestalozzi-Anlage park, where a monument to Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi was erected. Born in Zurich, a Swiss pedagogue, he was one of the greatest pedagogues and humanists of his time. Pestalozzi made a significant contribution to the theory and practice of pedagogy...

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Urania Observatory, Uraniastrasse 9 Above Jules Verne Panorama Bar, Zurich 8001 Switzerland

There is a legendary Zeiss telescope weighing twenty tons in a high-rise tower. It greatly reduces the distance between the Earth and other celestial bodies, showing unknown worlds and distant stars, as if they are close at hand. In addition, under the dome of the observatory, you can admire the magnificent panorama of Zurich and the Alps with snow-capped peaks surrounding the city...

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Bahnhofstrasse, Runs North-South West of Limmat River, Zurich 8001 Switzerland

We are walking along the main street of Zurich, the most famous and expensive shopping street in the world. The Bahnhofstrasse is a kind of historical boundary separating the old part of the city from its modern part. It passes through the ancient city walls of Zurich...

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Lindenhofplatz, Bahnhofstrasse, Zurich 8001 Switzerland

Lindenhof hill is a cozy park. It offers a magnificent view of Zurich, Grossmunster Cathedral, City Hall, University - the whole city is spread before your eyes.
This place has always played an important part in the life of Zurich. It was here that the Roman fortress Turicum was located. Later, a Carolingian royal palace was built in its place.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: St. Peter Church, St. Peterhofstatt 2, Zurich 8001 Switzerland

The St. Peter's Church (also colloquially called "Fat Peter") was first mentioned in documents in the middle of the 9th century. It later underwent repeated reconstruction. The tower, which made the church world famous, has remained virtually unchanged since the beginning of the 16th century. In the Middle Ages, the church tower was used for fire watch duties...

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Weinplatz, Weinpl., 8001 Zürich, Switzerland

The square got its name from the Weinbauer fountain, depicting a Swiss-winemaker with a basket of grapes in his hand. The fountain recalls the medieval history of the square, when vineyard owners used to sell their wine there...

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Town Hall (Rathaus), Limmatquai 55, Zurich 8001 Switzerland

The Town Hall was built in the late 17th century...

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Cabaret Voltaire, Spiegelgasse 1, Zurich 8001 Switzerland

Today, there is the center of contemporary art in the former cabaret building. But at the beginning of the last century, it was the literary and artistic cabaret...

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Grossmunsterplatz, Zurich 8001 Switzerland

Construction of the Grossmünster Church began in the late 11th century, on the order of Charlemagne. The place for its construction was chosen not just accidentally. An old legend tells that one day the Charlemagne horse abruptly stopped while hunting and fell to its knees as if bowing to a sacred thing.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Wasserkirche, Limmatquai 31, Zurich 8001 Switzerland

Wasser Kirche or "Water Church" was originally located on a small island in the middle of Limmat River. Its story will take us back to the legend of Felix and Regula. It is believed that the island on the river was used for religious rituals since ancient times. In Roman times, it was exactly the place where brother and sister were executed...

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Fraumunster Church, Munsterhof 2, Zurich 8001 Switzerland

The Fraumunster Church was built in the middle of the 9th century by King Ludwig II the German for his daughter Hildegard...

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Paradeplatz, Bahnhofstrasse / Poststrasse, Zurich Switzerland

Once, a cattle market was on the Parade Square, and later, military parades were held there. You have probably already noticed that there are the main offices of the two largest Swiss banks - UBS and Credit Suisse on the square...

Duration: 5 minutes

Inclusions
  • Access to audio tour "Walk through Zurich: Premium Tour" in izi.TRAVEL App
  • Offline access to content (audio, text, images), map with suggested route and navigational tips
  • izi.TRAVEL App for iOS/Android

Exclusions
  • Head phones
  • Smartphone
  • Entrance tickets to attractions
  • Entry/Admission - Urania Observatory
  • Entry/Admission - St. Peter Church
  • Entry/Admission - Town Hall (Rathaus)
  • Entry/Admission - Cabaret Voltaire
  • Entry/Admission - Grossmunster
  • Entry/Admission - Wasserkirche
  • Entry/Admission - Fraumunster Church
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Near public transportation
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Departure Point

Pestalozzianlage, Lintheschergasse 10, 8001 Zürich, Switzerland


Departure Time

11/24/2019 - 2/24/2021

Monday - Sunday:10:00 AM - 08:00 PM


Return Details

Paradeplatz, 8001 Zürich, Switzerland

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You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

1 hour

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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