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the largest city in Switzerland

  1. Uetliberg
get a panoramic view of the city and the lake from an altitude of 873 meters.
read more: wikipedia | virtual tourist | webcam
  2. Zurich Burkliplatz
view the Zurich Lake, swans, geese, take boat cruises (2 hours, Apr-Oct: 10 CHF).
read more: boat trips | lake Zurich | trip advisor | youtube
  3. Bahnhofstrasse
walk and shop on the most expensive street in Europe (pedestrian and trams only). It starts at Hauptbahnhof (Zurich main station), the country's largest railway station.
read more: wikipedia | train station | youtube
  4. Paradeplatz
taste some Sprungli sweets; view Swiss banks headquarters: UBS and CreditSuisse.
read more: wikipedia | sprungli | trip advisor
  5. Polybahn
a funicular railway in the city centre, 23% average gradient, 2 cars and 2 stops.
read more: wikipedia | | EuropeForVisitors | youtube
  6. Zurich Zoo
over 300 species, including a penguin parade when it's less than 10o Celsius outside.
read more: official site | wikipedia | Goobix photos |
  7. Kunsthaus Museum
one of the most important art museum in Switzerland and Europe, open since 1910.
read more: official site | wikipedia |
  8. Grossm√ľnster
romanesque-style Protestant church, inaugurated around 1220.
read more: wikipedia | | youtube images
  9. Fraum√ľnster
reformed Protestant abbey, founded by Louis the German in 853 for his daughter.
read more: wikipedia | | virtual tourist
10. Sihlcity
huge shopping mall: movie theaters and 100'000 sq meters of commercial space.
read more: wikipedia | stay | four points hotel

Country: Switzerland
City area: 87.88 km2

Temperatures (in oC):


  • SBB - Swiss railway network timetable.
  • ZVV - travel tickets in the Zurich area.

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