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Vibrant and dynamic city situated near the lake with stunning views of the Swiss alps rising nearby. It is only 10 minutes from Unique International Airport in Kloten. Zurich shapes the economy and cultural life of Switzerland both in equal measure. Those financial and cultural importance and historic centres are compact enough to be explored by foot. One of the most familiar and popular spots are the two churches facing solemnly each other across the River Limmat (Grossmünster and Fraumünster), St. Peter Church, the National Museum and its very own mountain Uetliberg . The River Limmat winds through the town, dividing the city in half. Colorful window boxes with hanging flowers or greens adorning the brick apartment buildings, museums, old buildings and more, attracts many foreign visitors and the local ones as well. The lakeside is one of the city's pride with its grassy parks and gardens that serves as a hive of activity during summer months. The Arboretum within the city are also popular as a meeting places for everyone.

Zürich boasts streets for exclusive shopping like the famous Bahnhofstrasse/Mainstation), Rennweg, the old town and many department stores.
There are abundance of restaurants for every taste, cool and trendy to noble gourmet temples.
Also a hotspot for ravers and party goers....like the yearly Streetparade which locks people from in and out of the country, same as for classical music or jazz lovers and for theatre and opera fans as well.
For sightseeing, Zürich has also various of tours and trails to offer in or outside the city. Like a day tour to Luzern or Titlis, a trip to Rhine Falls, Rapperswil, Felsenegg , Uetliberg and many others. just inquire at the Tourist Info Centers

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  • codrutz's Profile Photo
    Feb 27, 2012 at 2:14 AM

    great Zurich page, I got some very nice tips from there :)

  • hunterV's Profile Photo
    May 19, 2011 at 9:48 AM

    It's a wonderful destination I would like to visit some day....

  • HORSCHECK's Profile Photo
    Jan 7, 2011 at 2:59 PM

    Juliet, gorgeous updates here. The Prime Tower really seems to be a new landmark of Zurich.

  • picek's Profile Photo
    Dec 20, 2010 at 9:09 AM

    Good to know where to go for humidity. After being long away from Southeast Asia we might gonna go for taste of it in Zurich :) Nice page with so much information.

  • babar_1's Profile Photo
    Dec 8, 2010 at 9:09 PM

    Really excellent tips and pics; especially Schoggihuesli/Chocolate Hut. Thanks. I stayed in Zurich for some time and enjoyed every bit of it.

  • aussirose's Profile Photo
    Oct 9, 2010 at 6:53 PM

    Can't wait to visit! We will start our big Europe trip next year from Zurich. A day trip to Rapperswrl sounds good....thanx for the tip Barbie. Hopefully we will meet up. Cheers, Ann xx

  • mvtouring's Profile Photo
    Jan 26, 2010 at 1:01 PM

    fantastic page, seems like there is a lot of things that I missed when I was there, need to go back! ;-)

  • MEdelmann's Profile Photo
    Dec 17, 2009 at 8:30 AM

    This is a very informative page about Zürich with lots of useful tips. If I will come back to Zürich next year, I will be so free to read your tips again.

  • Sep 13, 2009 at 2:39 AM

    I enjoyed reading your tips for Zurich. Great great tips especially about restaurants and shops. Thank you for sharing.

  • Fam.Rauca's Profile Photo
    Aug 9, 2009 at 4:35 AM

    This is a very interesting page with many useful tips for the tourists. The photos are excellent! Best wishes from Vienna! Gabriela


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