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2-hour Private Guided Zurich Downtown Tour

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    What to Expect
    Meet your knowledgeable private guide at Paradeplatz or upon pickup at your hotel.

    Learn about the history of Zurich, from its beginnings as a Roman toll road stop to a city with a reputation as one of the most expensive in the world. Hear about Charles the Great, Vladimir Lenin, Albert Einstein and Marc Chagall in Zurich, and see several hidden gems in the city.

    Understand the forces that shaped the economic and scientific center of Switzerland as your guide recounts fascinating tales of money, power struggles and fine art. Admire stained glass windows by Chagall and Giacometti in Fraumünster Church; take in the high-priced real estate of Paradeplatz; see where Lenin lived before the Russian Revolution; and admire Grossmünster, a major church that may have been founded by Emperor Charlemagne.

    Your guide can customize the tour to your interests. Whether you want to focus on the history of the city, its business environment, or another theme, Zurich has plenty of fascinating angles to explore.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Normal Departure Point is Pradeplatz, in front of Credit Suisse, but we also organize pick ups from Hotel in the centre.
    Departure Time
    Upon Request
    Duration
    2h
    Inclusions
    • Local guide
    • Private tour
    • Hotel pickup (selected hotels only)
    Exclusions
    • Entrance fees (for example if you like to go to the top of the tower of Grossmünster or to a museum after the tour)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Price is total from 1 to 15 guests
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    we, as a couple, took this tour at the beginning of our visit and it helped us to know the history of the city(in detail) and the location of many points of interest in Zurich town. we wouldnt have known the importance otherwise. its a good exercise too.. surelt would recommend.
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    We have been to Zurich previously and marvelled at how beautiful the city is. This time we took a tour with Free Tours Zurich and our guide Ari did an amazing job of showing and telling us about the fascinating history that is Zurich! One of things that Ari did to make our tour
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    It was a large crowd on Dec 31 2019 at 11am when I arrived at the meeting point for the Free walking tour. For english speaking participant, Jonathan is the guide. He is not just good looking but he has a good knowledge, engagement and communications skill that helped him to
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    Max was my tour guide and he was outstanding. He was extremely knowledgeable about the history of Zurich, and came prepared with photos and graphics showing the history of the city and its culture. I was provided with in depth information that you just cannot get on a group or
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    We were in Zurich for one day and missed the free 11 am tour. Luckily, Maria was available at 5 pm to pick us up from the hotel and walk us around the city for 2 hours. It was really nice! Maria brought the city to life with a bunch of fun but informational stories about Zurich
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    By: Free Walk Zurich
    Woman Abroad
    Atlanta, Georgia
    2212
    Jonathan was great!
    We did the free walking tour with Jonathan and he was extremely knowledgeable and patient. He answered questions
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    Alice T
    10
    Best tour I’ve been on in a long time :)
    We had Patrick as our tour guide (1/02) and he really went above and beyond to ensure we saw the best of Zurich.
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    George M
    Coimbatore, India
    303
    good experience !
    we, as a couple, took this tour at the beginning of our visit and it helped us to know the history of the city(in
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    Anurag Jha
    Bengaluru, India
    31
    Jonathan was a great company in the tour.
    Our guide was Jonathan. If youre visiting Zurich and want to know more about the city, this is a must visit tour.
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    Sundowner76
    Sydney, Australia
    173
    Zurich through the ages with Maria
    Free walking tour Zurich with Maria was fantastic. She was so enthusiastic for Zurich and loved sharing the
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    Terry
    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    2815
    Good free walk
    Jonathan is funny, he is knowledgeable and he is everything. We love the tour. We strongly suggest you to try it.
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    Keith P
    50
    Great walking tour
    Jonathan was a great guide! He's extremely knowledgeable, speaks 6+ languages and very helpful! It's a excellent
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    Matej
    Crnomelj, Slovenia
    30
    Excellent free walking tour with Jonathan
    I've done around 20 free walking tours in cities all around Europe. Jonathan's was one of the very best. Really
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    HowardB13
    Vaughan, Canada
    3146
    Made our trip!
    We have been to Zurich previously and marvelled at how beautiful the city is. This time we took a tour with Free
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    James M
    Zurich, Switzerland
    10
    An excellent intro
    My fiancée and I had a truly wonderful tour courtesy of Patrick! The tours were well organised at the start
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