Uncover Secrets with the Dark Zurich: In-App Audio Tour

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Audio tour
Audio tour in English
Route length: 2.4km
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Duration 2h
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Audio tours on your smartphone
After purchase, you will receive the link to download the app to take this tour
Control your experience
With the in-app audio guide, you decide when to start, pause, and finish your tour
No internet is required
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Tour preview

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  • We will send the tour within 48 hours or refund your money
  • Start your chilling In-App Audio Tour at Paradeplatz
  • Discover the dark past of Wellenberg Tower by the river
  • Retrace steps of historic figures like Hans Waldmann
  • See Fraumünster's windows and hear their silent stories
  • Walk the path to the old city gate, imagining its history
Step into the shadows of Zurich's past with this immersive in-app audio tour, perfect for history buffs and adventure seekers alike. This tour delves into the whispered tales and chilling legacy of Zurich's Old Town, exploring a time when the streets echoed with the footsteps of executioners and the city was rife with witch trials and whispered curses. It's an intimate walk through the echoes of a Zurich not found in the usual travel guides. Starting at the historic Paradeplatz, you'll thread through the cobblestone pathways of Altstadt, the storied heart of Zurich, journeying to the sites that once witnessed the grim rituals of justice in medieval times. The tour follows the old map of Zurich, stopping by former executioners' houses, Wellenberg Tower, and the infamous witch trial locations before ending where the old city gates once stood. Along the route, landmarks such as the Fraumünster Church, Water Church, and monuments of the legendary like Hans Waldmann, are reminders of the city's rich and tumultuous history. Listen to tales by the river's edge, stand where crowds once gathered to see justice served, and ponder the fates of those who crossed the line in old Zurich. Prepare to be captivated by the macabre details and stories that have seeped into the very stones of the city. By the time you reach your final stop, you'll have been transported through centuries of lore, leaving with a profound sense of the dark and intriguing chapters that form Zurich's hidden narrative.

What's included

  • Downloadable self-guided audio tour via the WeGoTrip app
  • Detailed route from stop to stop with live GPS map on your smartphone
  • Earphones are not included — please bring your own
  • Tickets to the attractions along the way are not included

Places you will visit

The route of the tour goes within circle
Start tour: Executioner's house (from 1654 to 1718)
City gate
Download the app and the digital audio tour on your smartphone before the visit. You will find recommendations on how to get to the staring point in the first step of the tour. If you have any questions or need any assistance, please email us at support@wegotrip.com.
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