This long and leafy lakeside park spreads down the eastern shore of the Zürichsee, south of the Opernhaus, with the Seebad Utoquai close at hand for an after-lunch dip.

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Nearby Zürich attractions

1. Botanical Garden & Museum

0.56 MILES

Escape the hustle of the city at the botanical garden, home to some 8000 species of the world's flora. Flowers, trees and mosses can be admired in the…

2. Sukkulenten-Sammlung

0.72 MILES

Zürich is home to one of the largest collections of succulents in the world: more than 4500 species from more than 78 families. With seven greenhouses, an…

3. Museum Rietberg

0.96 MILES

Set in three villas in a leafy park and fronted by a striking emerald glass entrance, this museum houses the country’s only assembly of African, Asian and…

4. Kunsthaus

0.99 MILES

Zürich’s impressive fine-arts gallery boasts a rich collection of largely European art. It stretches from the Middle Ages through a mix of Old Masters to…

5. Zwingli's House

1.02 MILES

The house where firebrand preacher Huldrych Zwingli (1484–1531) lived and worked. Zwingli began speaking out against the Catholic Church here in the 16th…

6. Grossmünster

1.02 MILES

Founded by Charlemagne in the 9th century (but heavily reworked since), Zürich's twin-towered landmark cathedral sits directly across the river from…

7. Karlsturm

1.02 MILES

Clamber up the southern tower of the Grossmünster for knockout views of the city and lake to the Alps beyond.

8. FIFA World Football Museum

1.02 MILES

Fans of the game won't want to miss out on the FIFA World Football Museum, opened in 2017, which races you through the history of FIFA and the World Cup…