Glattbrugg is a walkable, family-friendly neighborhood known for being economical and having ample choices for restaurants, bars, and coffee shops. The neighborhood's charm comes through with its rich culture. Glattbrugg is a great home base for exploring the greater Opfikon area, especially with so many hotels and holiday apartments to choose from.
Sightseeing around Glattbrugg
Browse the collections at Museum of Anthropology, Kunsthalle Zurich, or Migros Museum of Contemporary Art. You can check out the local talent at Schiffbau, Maag Halle, and Schauspielhaus. Some landmarks that can't be missed include Rigiblick Funicular, St. Josef Church, and Liebfrauen Church. Be sure to get some family photos at Rope and Adventure Park Zurich, Kart-Bahn Zurich Ruemlang, and Zoo Zurich.
Shopping, taking a tour, and attending sporting events are just a few things to do in the area. Hallenstadion, Letzigrund Stadium, and Umwelt Arena are great places to catch a game or event. You can take some time to enjoy the outdoors at MFO-Park, Lake Katzensee, and Lakeside Promenade. Explore nature at Botanical Garden, Belvoir Park, and Chinese Garden. You won't be disappointed visiting other sights like Shopping Center Glatt, Freitag Flagship Store, or Polybahn Funicular.
Some of the most popular attractions in the area include Swiss National Museum, Kunsthaus Zurich, and Fraumuenster. Zurich Exhibition Centre, University of Zurich, and FIFA Headquarters are other must-sees.
Getting around Glattbrugg
If you want to get around the city, Opfikon S-Bahn is the closest metro stop. Others nearby include Glattbrugg Tram Stop and Glattbrugg S-Bahn.
The closest major airport is Zurich (ZRH), located 1.5 miles (2.5 km) from Glattbrugg.