Zurich audio tour: Dual Reality - An Audio Walk in Zurich Hottingen

Dual Reality - An Audio Walk in Zurich Hottingen

Walking Tour

30 mins

About the Tour

Have you ever wondered - How do blind and visually disabled people
experience the city? What are their biggest challenges? In what way do they imagine the world around them? What can we learn from them about our neighbourhood?

This tour provides answers to these questions while taking you on a walk through one of Zurich's most beautiful neighbourhoods, Hottingen.

The walk starts and ends in the Stiftung Mühlehalde, a center for blind and visually disabled people. It is a one of a kind building in the area, as well as Zurich in general.

Tour Producer


Verica Kovacevska

Verica Kovacevska is an artist living and working in Zurich, Switzerland.
Her projects often invite the audience to directly participate in the artwork and focus on issues within the urban environment. She has exhibited her work throughout Europe and in the USA and is a recepient of several art awards. She studied Visual Art with Theater and Performance at the University of Plymouth, England (BA, 2004) and Arts, Culture and Education at the University of Cambridge (MPhil, 2007).

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Major Landmarks

  • Stiftung Mühlehalde

  • Klusplatz

  • Klus Park

  • House with the Elephant

Directions to Starting Point

Take bus 31 to the stop Schlyfi. Then follow the white lines on the pavement all the way to the main entrance of the Stiftung Mühlehalde.

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Places to stop along the way

Elephantenbach (in the forest)
Dolder Hotel
Botanical Garden
St. Anton Church

Best time of day

This walk can be taken at any time of the day.


The last part of the walk is on a steep street. Take care when crossing roads.


Dual Reality - An Audio Walk in Zurich Hottingen