An appealing little park where the Limmat and Sihl Rivers come together, just north of the train station and Landesmuseum. James Joyce was fond of this leafy spot on the fringes of the Old Town and included references to both rivers in Finnegans Wake.

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1. Schweizerisches Landesmuseum

0.12 MILES

Inside a purpose-built cross between a mansion and a castle sprawls this eclectic and imaginatively presented museum. The permanent collection offers an…

2. Focus Terra

0.39 MILES

This hands-on university museum reveals the treasures of the earth, explaining what makes volcanoes erupt, where gems come from and what fossils tell us…

3. Museum of Wax Moulages

0.43 MILES

Moulages are 3D, naturalistic recreations of body parts and the skin alterations that various diseases can evoke. They were used in the 19th century to…

4. Niederdorf

0.45 MILES

On the Limmat River’s east bank, the winding cobbled streets of Niederdorf are crammed with restaurants, bars, galleries, bookshops and craft shops…

5. Lindenhof

0.55 MILES

Spectacular views across the Limmat to the Grossmünster can be enjoyed from a tree-shaded hilltop park, smack in the heart of the Old Town. Bring a picnic…

6. Zoological Museum

0.56 MILES

Dinosaur skeletons, giant mammoths, sloths – the hands-on Zoological Museum of the University of Zürich is home to 1500 stuffed animals, with interactive…

7. Archaeological Collection

0.58 MILES

Discover ancient history at the University of Zürich's archaeological collection. The extensive collection of both original pieces and plaster casts is…

8. James Joyce Foundation

0.64 MILES

James Joyce spent much of WWI in Zürich and wrote Ulysses here. This foundation, which boasts Europe's largest Joyce collection, hosts regular English…