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7 Best Instagrammable Spots In Zurich

The 7 Most Instagrammable Spots In Zurich

Zurich is a central hub in Northern Switzerland, acting as a scenic gateway for the alps and many of the other stunning sights Switzerland has to offer.

It’s also a city that has 1.7 million people including the surrounding metropolitan areas and which is packed full of great food, culture and things to do and see. While you might be tempted to just pass through on your way to all-things nature, this is a great city to spend a few days in.

When spending time in Zurich you’ll want to get that perfect memory snapshot for the ‘gram, so we’ve lined up the seven most Instagrammable spots for you…

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1. Grossmünster Church View

According to legend, Charlemagne discovered the graves of the city’s patron saints Felix and Regula and had a church built as a monastery on the spot. You can climb all the way to the top during opening hours and get one of the prettiest views of Zurich.

 

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2. Uetliberg

This is just short drive from the city and you’ll have to conquer a small climb, but reaching the summit of 870m is worth it. On a clear day the view of the city and the opportunity for a perfect Instagram shot is too good to miss.

 

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3. Augustinergasse

This car-free area is one of the prettiest narrow streets in Zurich. With many well-preserved, colourfully painted bay windows, it provides an insight into the history of the city. Grab a picture at night when it is quiet for the best effect.

 

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4. Swiss National Museum

The most visited cultural history museum in Switzerland presents history from its beginnings right through to the present day. The building is just as impressive on the outside, sitting next to the water in stunning surroundings.

 

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5. Lake Zurich

While Lake Zuirch is possibly not as well known as Lake Geneva, it is a stunning place to stroll around and get away from the busy city. During the summer months it offers an absolutely gorgeous walk and endless opportunities to take Zurich Instagram shots.

 

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6. Fraumünster Church

This beautiful church was built way back in 853 as a symbol to cherish aristocratic women. The stained glass windows and stunning facade as well as a visitor centre attract over 500,000 visitors every year.

 

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7. Bahnhofstrasse

One of the main central streets in Zurich city centre and as pretty as you’ll see in any other European capital. The trams, people watching and the high end shops make it a must-visit for a photo that really captures life in the city.

 

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Heading further into Switzerland? Why not check out the 7 most Instagrammable spots in the Swiss Alps

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