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Places (POIs) visited during this tour

Place #1
Distance: 0.80mi , Attraction : Museum
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Zurich HB, Bahnhofpl., 8001 Zürich, Switzerland
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The Swiss National Museum
Would you like to start off with a deep dive into Switzerland’s rich cultural heritage, history, and traditions? Great! Housed in a majestic castle-like building, the Swiss National Museum’s striking architecture captivates visitors from afar, inviting them on a journey through Switzerland's past and present.

The museum's extensive collection spans centuries, showcasing artifacts, artworks, and cultural treasures that illuminate Switzerland's diverse and multifaceted identity. From ancient archaeological finds to modern art installations, the Swiss National Museum offers a comprehensive overview of the country's historical and cultural evolution.

Visitors to the museum can explore a variety of exhibits, each offering insights into different aspects of Swiss life and society. From traditional folk art and craftsmanship to contemporary design and innovation, the museum celebrates Switzerland's cultural achievements and contributions to the world.

One of the highlights of the Swiss National Museum is its collection of historical artifacts, including weapons, armor, and medieval manuscripts, which offer glimpses into Switzerland's tumultuous past. Visitors can also learn about the country's political history, social movements, and cultural traditions through interactive exhibits and immersive experiences.

In addition to its permanent collections, the Swiss National Museum hosts temporary exhibitions, lectures, and events that explore timely and thought-provoking topics related to Swiss history, culture, and society. These programs provide visitors with opportunities to engage with Swiss heritage in new and meaningful ways, fostering dialogue and understanding across generations and communities.

Beyond its role as a museum, the Swiss National Museum serves as a cultural hub and educational resource for visitors of all ages. Its commitment to preserving and promoting Swiss heritage ensures that future generations will continue to appreciate and celebrate the country's rich cultural legacy for years to come.

Feel free to hang out here for a while, or just follow your navigation to our next place. We will be cutting through the building just across the street. Inside you will find some stores for shopping and the Zurich Tourism Bureau. Don’t loiter for too long though, we’ve got lots to see today.

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Place #2
Distance: 0.12mi
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Bahnhofstrasse 91, 8001 Zürich, Switzerland
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Are we ready for some real shopping? You bet we are! Please follow your navigation and carefully cross the street so we can get to Bahnhofstrasse.
Tour itinerary stops | Additional places you'll see on this self-guided tour

Map Pin Place 1 The Swiss National Museum
Map Pin Place 2 Directions
Map Pin Place 3 Bahnhofstrasse
Map Pin Place 4 Urania Observatory
Map Pin Place 5 Directions
Map Pin Place 6 Directions
Map Pin Place 7 Lindenhof
Map Pin Place 8 History Lesson
Map Pin Place 9 Augustinerkirche
Map Pin Place 10 Shopping
Map Pin Place 11 Directions
Map Pin Place 12 St. Peter's Church
Map Pin Place 13 Directions
Map Pin Place 14 Zunfthaus zur Meisen
Map Pin Place 15 Fraumunster
Map Pin Place 16 Munsterbrucke
Map Pin Place 17 Directions
Map Pin Place 18 Directions
Map Pin Place 19 Grossmunster
Map Pin Place 20 Directions
Map Pin Place 21 Wasserkirche
Map Pin Place 22 The Limmat River
Map Pin Place 23 Zurich Town Hall
Map Pin Place 24 Directions
Map Pin Place 25 Niederdorf

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