"sandy's new Zurich Page" Zürich by sandysmith
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Although not the capital of Switzerland, that honour belongs to Bern, Zurich is the largest city and probably one of the livliest and most cosmopolitan in the country. Picturesquely spanning the Limmat and Sihl Rivers at the north western end of Lake Zurich, its beautiful parks, churches and historic building, fountains and squares of the old town belie the fact that this is also the industrial and economic heart of Switzerland.
We left Lagos at midnight and landed in Zurich at 6am. Didn't think I was going to make the city as I'd felt rather sick on the plane at 4am - perhaphs it was the cabin pressure and eating at silly times of the day, cos by the time we landed I felt much better. I was glad it was only 10 minute train ride from the airport to city centre. Although cold the sun was shinning and it was a refreshing change from the heat and humidity we left behind in Lagos.
The Uetliberg mountain provides a great pananoramic viewpoint of the Alps. Take s-bahn train no. 10 (leaves track 2 at... more travel advice
Zurich's oldest church - since 1534 it has held the record for the largest church clock face in Europe - at 8.7 m... more travel advice
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