The Secret Doors of Zurich

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From $132.22

4 reviews   (3.50)

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 2 hours

Departs: Zurich, Zurich

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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This experience is provided by a private local.

You will get to see the hidden gems of Zurich, over the course of this 2-hour long walk. The first destination is a secret tunnel from the Middle Ages, which lies behind an almost invisible and locked door. It’s so inconspicuous that most people who have been living in Zurich for years don't even notice or know about it.

You will be visiting the only remnants of the city wall from the 13th Century with the city’s first water pipes, which are hidden and locked in the basement of a modern building.

Your adventure will continue through a hidden door on the ground of a famous park area, where thousands of people pass by every day without knowing about this door. You will climb down to find the historical walls of a Roman Fort and of the Royal Palace from the Middle Ages!

What's Included

A local that shows you his/her city!

Be in a group that does not exceed 6 people!

Traveler Information

  • ADULT: Age: 6 - 99

Additional Info

  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
  • Service animals allowed

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Old Town
Would you like to learn about Zurich's history and see the archeological “leftovers”? There are three hidden doors in the heart of Zurich, which can only be opened up with the right key - and you can get that key!

• Admission Ticket Free

Lindenhof Hill
Come with me through this door to see the last remnants of old Zurich!

• Admission Ticket Free

Town Hall (Rathaus)
Get the chance to make pictures and listen to incredible stories about Zurich

• Admission Ticket Free

We will end the Experience here and you can then continue on your own to discover the rest of Zurich

• Admission Ticket Free


Jan W, 24-09-2019
Thank you to our guide Douglas!!
Excellent tour and Douglas’ knowledge of Zürich was excellent. Thoroughly enjoyed our two hour tour and yes they are truly “Secret Doors” and “Secret Keys”. The history of old Zürich was so interesting and informative. Would highly recommend!!!
Long walk lots of Info
Debbie_M, 12-04-2022
We experienced 3 of the 5 secret doors with David. He's also doing history tours so we had that also. Need to be more explicit on length of the walking in your description
Sandy_M, 05-09-2022
Our guide was pleasant but not particularly knowledgeable about even basics such as the name of the rivers feeding Lake Zurich. If there were secret doors of Zurich, we did not have any opened for us. We walked around the old city without much direction. We learned more about Zurich after the tour looking up our unanswered questions.

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