Travel to Zurich for free.
For travelers, Zurich in Switzerland is definitely a paradise. But it is true that traveling to Zurich, one of the most expensive cities in Europe for middle-class amateur tourists, seems like a dream come true. However, the interesting information is that when you go out in the city, you are afraid that your pocket will be empty in an instant, but that is not the case at all. There are some great places in Zurich that you can visit if you want without spending a penny! If you want to travel to Zurich, here are some of the places to visit:
1) Endless landscapes
The busiest city, Zurich, has breathtaking natural beauty that attracts tourists from all over the world. Just go out with a camera, diameter! Anyone can enjoy this unobstructed natural beauty of nature absolutely without a ticket! These include the sprawling courtyard of the Federal Institute of Technology, a small hilltop near the town, or the old town’s stone slate courtyard. Or you can go to the river to spend time in seclusion. The beauty of the clear blue waters of Zurich’s Blue Lake is bound to captivate anyone. Also the industrial area to the west of the city but a place to visit!
2) Parks and Gardens
Zurich can be an ideal place to immerse yourself in the greenery of nature. Especially anyone who enters the gardens to think of this city as an impeccably beautiful park will be forced to admit it. And the great thing is that most parks and gardens are free to enter! The tall rows of trees in the gardens, the green soft grass all around – such an environment touches anyone’s mind. There are also spacious courtyards with small paved ponds inside the parks.
If it rains, you can go to the Botanical Garden of the University of Zurich. Which is home to more than 7000 species of trees, including ferns and orchids. Also the beautiful flower beds of Belvior Park and many more can give the tourists a feeling of enjoying the intimate beauty of nature.
3) FC Zurich
If you are more interested in sports, especially football, than in science, then it would not be right to miss visiting the FC Zurich Museum in Zurich. Because there is a history of European football clubs from 1897 to the present, the beginning of the development that is described on digital screens and photographs. And a club football fan can go to Zurich and get such an experience for free!
4) Museum of the University of Zurich
The richest part of Zurich is undoubtedly its museums. The Zoological Museum contains more than 1,500 extinct species, from dinosaur skeletons to mammoths, and countless species of insect fossils. There is also a system for listening to whale music and a magnifying glass for seeing germs that cannot be seen with the naked eye. The Paleontological Museum and the Museum of Earth Sciences are in the archives of the Archaeological Department of the same university. And the museums have the opportunity to take so many experiences without any entrance fee.
5) The art of Zurich
It is difficult to see the handicrafts of world famous artists in Zurich for free, but it is not impossible! Because the two main art galleries in the city have free access on certain days. The ‘kunsthaus’ gallery exhibits every Wednesday and the ‘Migros Museum’ is open to everyone every Thursday from 5pm to 8pm.
6) Bird watching
People who do not enjoy the chirping of birds may not be found. Zurich is like a paradise for bird lovers. In this city you will find all the strange and beautiful birds of innumerable unnamed species. And the best thing is that you don’t have to go to the forest outside the city to see the birds here. The city of Zurich is filled with the humming of birds every day.
6) Tomb of James Joyce
Many have heard the name of the famous Irish writer more or less. He died in Zurich in 1941, shortly after his last work, Ulysses, and was buried here. Many visitors come every day to see the tomb of this world famous poet. Next to the tomb is a statue of James Joyce, sitting with a pencil in one hand and a book in the other. The James Joyce Foundation regularly organizes various workshops and festivals.
7) Wildlife Park
If you want to get out of the hustle and bustle of the city and immerse yourself in utter solitude, West Lake Zurich is probably not comparable. The wildlife park here may be the best place for you. Brown bears, wolves, deer, elk can be seen here. You can get lost in the dense jungle across a 2 km wide area in a completely different world!
9) Mountain climbing
Come to Zurich but do not forget about mountaineering! Uetliberg is the name of the highest mountain in Zurich.
Surrounded by dense forest, the peak of this mountain is 60 feet above the sea level. Mountaineers will surely not want to miss the opportunity to climb Uetliberg. However, this place is more popular in autumn, because at other times of the year the mountain peaks are covered in fog.
If you are addicted to cactus collection, you must visit Zurich’s ‘Succulent Plant Collection’. The collection includes 6,500 species and a variety of 60 square cactuses, the largest in the world.
11) In search of solitude
Tea in the middle of the city of Zurich to spend some quiet solitary time out of the noise
You can go to ‘Grossmunster’ church. Which has no way of being seen from the street outside and is quite shrouded in secrecy. The church has only one narrow entrance. Its strangely beautiful pillar design will fascinate anyone. The church is under the Faculty of Theology of the University of Zurich. The quiet silence of the church will give peace to anyone.
12) Swimming thorns
Visitors can swim in the lakes of Zurich at any cost. However, if you want to swim, the rivers of the city are incomparable. So adventurous swimmers can enjoy the joy of swimming in Zurich without any worries.
In addition to luxury, Zurich has another natural look. Absolutely free of charge that nature invites tourists!