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Welcome to Swissôtel Oerlikon. We hope you'll have a chance to explore the neighbourhood during your stay. This Vitality Guide suggests attractive sites nearby.
Outdoors & Recreation
This tiny urban space erases boundaries between parks, industry, and residential areas. Playgrounds invite your children, while pyramids tease adults. 15 min.
Oerlikon traces back at least to 946, when the village was first mentioned in print. It grew slowly until 1855, when the railway arrived connecting Germany with Zurich. The town industrialized rapidly, and in 1934 merged with Zurich. As offices replaced industry in recent decades, many new parks have been added.
Your hosts at Swissôtel have compiled this collection of local attractions. We'd love to get your feedback. Did you visit these places? Any recommendations? Do you prefer others? Please consider creating your own guide. We'd be delighted to share it in the Swissôtel Vitality Guide Collections. VitalityGuides@gmail.com
For directions, click on the folded map icon in the lower left of each destination. Type or copy "Swissotel Oerlikon" for the starting point, then click the walking man icon for some options on getting there. Please ask the hotel concierge for the most interesting walks. Times in posts are walking from Swissotel.