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Many options for train travel around the city, maps were very well laid out and the routes were easily understood even if you only spoke in English. The trains were clean and ran on time and with the Zurich City Pass train travel is included....More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Tom H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a cute little funicular that will take you up the small hillside of Zürich. It´s a short ride, but worth it if you want to go up and see the Dolder Gran without walking up the steep streets.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kristine A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a really cool funicular, if you're into that sort of thing - what's even better is had a nice cocktail and snack break at the fancy Grand hotel while at the top.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank hma225
Reviewed October 23, 2018

This is such an adorable little train to make your way up towards the Dolder Grand hotel. Upon arrival you may head toward the woods for a long stroll or depending on the season go ice skating in winter ( outdoors )

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank John g
Reviewed October 14, 2018 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.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank FatherandToddler
Reviewed October 1, 2018

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.

Date of experience: September 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2018
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.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank paulselfridge
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

Date of experience: July 2018
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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank JJJC_Family
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