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Altstadt is the historic center of the former municipality Rapperswil which is now Rapperswil-Jona. This old town is on the shores of the Lake Zurich and is a lovely place to explore for its many architectural gems and historical sites. These include Schloss Rapperswil, Kloster Rapperswil, Fischmarktplatz, Engelplatz, Rathaus, Pfarrkirche St. Johann, Stadtmuseum Rapperswil and Seedamm. This quaint area also has many restaurants and shops.
This is Zurich's red light district. It starts in District 5, but this part is less attractive due to heavy traffic. It's more attractive in District 4 on the other side of the railway tracks. Here you will find nice and trendy bars like Sansibar and Liquid as well as great restaurants like Exer. The fashion shops around here sell clothes for the working ladies, in addition to very trendy clubwear.
Situated by the Zurich Lake, Seefeld is a posh residential neighborhood that also offers plenty for tourists to explore. While in this neighborhood, you will get to see a mix of old buildings and sprawling new apartments. Seebad Utoquai and Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen offer access to the lake and is ideal for swimming. Visiting the Museum of Design and Mühle Tiefenbrunnen are highly recommended while in the neighborhood.
Zurich West is a former industrial site that is now one of the fastest growing neighborhoods in the city. Home to sprawling commercial and office complexes, Zurich West is dotted with beautiful, tall buildings. This neighborhood is also home to Prime Tower, one of the tallest buildings in Zurich.
Situated by the Schanzengraben, City is a neighborhood in Zurich that is dotted with attractions. Visiting the Zürich Hauptbahnhof and the Swiss National Museum are a must while in the neighborhood. Spending a evening walking at the beautiful Paradeplatz is an unmatched experience. City is one of the most popular neighborhoods among tourists visiting Zurich.