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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While it might seem like only public transportation it’s a fun, easy and engaging ride for children and adults alike. It makes Zürich feel urban and outdoorsy, granting access to the forest so close above the city.

Thank FatherandToddler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enter the Dolderbahn railway thru a magnificent facade for a ride on this historic cog wheel train which has been in existence since 1895 for a pleasant ride up to a lookout which overlooks Zurich,also you see the impressive 1899 established Dolder Grand hotel.

Thank Geoffrey Y
Reviewed September 3, 2018

Really felt like you had gone back in time in the middle of the city. Simple train for 4 stations but looks like it is still actively being maintained and used. Even though it was a little hard with the wheelchair, the driver was very...More

Thank default72720181
Reviewed August 27, 2018

This ride is worth doing for the experience. The Dolderbahn station is very easy to get to by tram from Central. At the top you can either visit the hotel or walk the different trails on the mountain.

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Reviewed August 21, 2018

A short train ride, but long if you consider it a funicular. The whole ride is 2 minutes. No ready access at the top to views of the Dolder hotel. Lots of green to explore at the top if that suits your fancy

Thank NoPegasus
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Some nice views and particularly nice views once up.It was reasonably inexpensive and it was a nice car with windows. Besides, I just like riding on these things. They're fun

Thank JJJC_Family
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

This a short ride up the hill and there isn’t much much to do at the top. There is a fancy classic hotel and some walking trails through the woods. Depends on what you are looking for, but for me there are other things in...More

Thank IndustrialWolf
Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

We rode up the Dolderbahn as part of a bus tour of the city. It is a fun ride for us tourist types! However, many residents, including bicyclists, use this to get up and down the steep hill. I would ride it again.

1  Thank authored
Reviewed July 18, 2018

swiss people know how to market tourism, the train ride is wonderful and well maintained and decent for one to take., and with travel pass it is all the more better

Thank ajaybgarg
Reviewed July 6, 2018

Use one of the oldest transportation available in Zurich and use the cable car to get to the terrace of the university. No need to buy an extra ticket since its included in your daily ticket if you bought one.

Thank Alessandro P
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