1. Explore the streets of Niederdorf: Niederdorf, which means the 'Low Village', is the heart of the Old Town's eastern section. The main artery through this historic neighbourhood is the pedestrianised Niederdofstrasse. A network of narrow alleys begins here, lined with antique shops, art galleries, cafes, restaurants, and small hotels. The Grossmünster, the imposing Protestant church with the tall twin towers, is located in Niederdorf. Its original construction started in the year 1100, but it has been rebuilt and renovated several times. It was from the pulpit of this church that the humanist Urlich Zwingli preached the Reformation, which then spread to the rest of the country.
Another very interesting and historic building in the area is the Cabaret Voltaire. It was an artistic club opened on February 5, 1916, by Hugo Ball with his companion Emmy Hennings, which proved pivotal in the founding of the anarchic art movement known as Dada. The club closed in the summer of the same year, and after the turn of the millennium, the building that had housed Cabaret Voltaire fell into disrepair. But after several protests and events, a group of artists managed to retain the building, which now operates as an artistic events venue.