Guided architecture tour – sightseeing around the Swiss SBB railway station

Modern architecture


The area surrounding the Swiss SBB railway station features an impressive variety of architecture by some of the leading architects of our era. Numerous fascinating structures by contemporary star architects give this district its urban vibrancy. Highlights include the Central Signal Box, the Elsässertor and the Meret Oppenheim high-rise building by Herzog & de Meuron, modern residential and commercial buildings by Diener & Diener Architekten and the Markthalle with its impressive domed roof, erected in 1929.

Additional charge

Tours ending after 6.00 pm are subject to an evening surcharge of CHF 60.
Bookings made less than 24 hours in advance are subject to an express surcharge of CHF 50.

Meeting point

Swiss SBB railway station, at the meeting point in the booking hall