Kanton Zürich Things to Do

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Kanton Zürich Things to Do

  • Bahnhofstrasse

    4 out of 5 stars

    Zürich Things to Do

    The Bahnhofstrasse in Zürich is a ca. 1,5 km long street which - as the name says - starts at the Zürich "Bahnhof" (central station). It is one of the most expensive shopping streets in the world; shop owners pay the highest rents per square meter in Europe. The sales revenues here are some of the highest in Europe and the world, it pays off to do...

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  • Grossmünster Churche

    Zürich Things to Do

    The beautiful Grossmünsterchurch at the Zwingliplatz - an iconic view of Zürich - has two main attractions. The church as we know it now was built in the romanic style between the 12th and 13th century. Its main draw are the modern stained-glass windows of artist Sigmar Polke, some of them abstract, others with a biblical theme. There is a...

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  • Lindenhof

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Zürich Things to Do

    The "Lindenhof" on a hill close to the Rennweg, is one of Zürichs prettiest squares, named after the many linden trees that grow here and spend shade. The square was historically a place of public announcements and meetings. The Lindenhof area is technically the smallest quarter of Zürich. From Lindenhof, one has fine views on the Zürich oldtown,...

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  • Uetliberg

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    Zürich Things to Do

    That is, assuming the weather is reasonable. If you only want the views...and they are superb....I think there would be little point in going up Zurich's very own little mountain on a less-than-clear day. But if you want to walk, it's excellent in any sort of weather (barring torrential rain, I suppose). There are lots of potential trails and...

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  • Lake Zürich

    4.5 out of 5 stars

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    Henry Moore's Sheep Piece by Lake Zurich is name for two connected huge bronze abstract sculptures. This sculpture was erected in 1976 and in that time Henry Moore has exhibition of his work at the lakeside promenade at Zürichhorn. Supposedly that attracted 74000 people as a public work of art. Henry Moor (1898-1986) was English artist and...

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  • Fraumünster Churche

    4.5 out of 5 stars

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    The Fraumünster church is one of the major oldtown churches of Zürich. In the mid-9th century AD a monastery was established here, based around the church. Its main attraction today are five beautiful stained-glass windows by Marc Chagall, depicting scenes from the Old and New Testament, which were added in 1967, located in the choir of Fraumünster...

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  • Lindt & Sprungli Chocolate Factory Shop

    Zürich Things to Do

    Please note that tours at the LINDT chocolate factory are not available. The chocolate museum is temporarily closed as well. Instead you can visit the factory shop which is open from Monday to Friday from 10am to 5pm, offering a wide range of LINDT chocolates at reasonable pricing.

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  • St. Peter's Church

    Zürich Things to Do

    This church stands (right next to the Lindenhof Roman site) on a very ancient sacred site. In the 8th-9th centuries (700s-800s) a Christian church building was constructed on the site of a Roman Temple of Jupiter (ancient Christian churches in Europe were almost always built on pre-Christian sacred sites). There is absolutely nothing visible...

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  • Swiss National Museum

    4 out of 5 stars

    Zürich Things to Do

    The Landesmuseum has an extensive collection dedicated to Swiss history. As of now (2014) it is undergoing extensive renovations, but a visit is still highly recommended. The museum gives an overview of Swiss history from prehistoric times till now, with a focus on the Middle Ages and the struggle for Swiss independence. Many interesting...

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  • Hauptbahnhof - Main Station

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    Zürich Things to Do

    Zürich Central Station is the largest railway station in Switzerland and a major traffic hub for international and local trains and city travel (tram). The first central station building was built in 1847, replaced in 1871 by the railway station in neo-renaissance style as we know it now. In the interior and extensive underground sections of the...

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  • Augustinergasse

    Zürich Things to Do

    The Augustinergasse street is located close to Bahnhofstrasse and Rennweg, in the Lindenhof quarter. In the 17th century, wealthy patricians settled here and competed with each other for the most attractive housefronts. The result is that Augustinergasse has many colourful house, often decorated with carved wooden bay windows. Augustinergasse is...

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  • Kunsthaus - Art Gallery

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    Zürich Things to Do

    The Kunsthaus Zürich has a major collection of international and Swiss art, among them many Switzerland artists from the 18th-19th century such as Füssli, Hodler and Böcklin. Apart from the regular collection, the Kunsthaus also shows temporary exhibitions, often highlighting private collections for the general public.

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  • Chinese Garden

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    Zürich Things to Do

    Established in 1993/1994, this Chinese Garden was a gift of Zürichs partner town Kunming. The garden is located near the Zürichsee shore and features chinese architecture and landscaped gardens, with artfully placed lakes full of gold fish, waterfalls, rocks, small bridges and typical east Asian plants like bamboo. Well worth a visit!

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  • Zoo

    Zürich Things to Do

    The Masoala rainforest hall is a part of the zoo Zurich located on the Zurichberg and was opened in 2004. The attraction is named after the Masoala peninsula in Madagascar, and is the source for the hunderts different native plants and 60 different native animals in this hall. The attraction is huge and during your visit, you will have the feeling...

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  • Limmatquai

    Zürich Things to Do

    The Limmatquai is a car-free road in the Zürich Oldtown, connecting the Bellevue square with Central Square, on the right bank of the River Limmat. Many local attractions such as the Grossmünster Church, the Townhall and the historic guild halls, are located in the Limmatquai area.

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  • Streetparade

    Zürich Things to Do

    The largest Techno parade in the world takes place every year in the first half of August in Zurich. There are about 35 Lovemobile (trucks) which playing different kinds of technomusic. The best dj's from all over the world are playing music. You can dance in the street and have fun or just watch the crazy crowd. If you dont like the sound from...

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  • Old Town - Altstadt

    Zürich Things to Do

    Compact, beautifully preserved, the Altstadt on the eastern banks of the Limmat is a great place to simply wander, ducking down alleyways, admiring the stunning window displays, grabbing a coffee to people watch, visit a church, gallery or antique shop and have lunch or dinner in one of the many atmospheric cafes or restaurants.

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  • Opera House

    Zürich Things to Do

    The neo-classica Zürich Opera - located at the Sechseläutenplatz - was opened 1891 and has space for 1100 visitors. An interesting fact is that almost identical copies of the building have been built in Zagreb/Kroatia (National Theater) and Wiesbaden/Germany (Hessisches Staatstheater). This opera house has a great historical significance, as many...

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  • University

    Zürich Things to Do

    Zürich University is a largest university in Switzerland. It was found in 1833 when colleges of law, medicine and theology were united with college of philosophy. Monarch nor church didnt participate in creation of university.

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  • Bürkliplatz

    Zürich Things to Do

    "Abduction from the Olympus" (German: "Entführung aus dem Olymp") is official name for popular sculpture on Zurich lake shore or simply Ganymede (this is inscription on statue base). That statues represent Zeus as the eagle who come to carry young and beautiful Ganymede away to Olympus. Short introduction to Greek mythology - Ganymede was...

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  • Niederdorf

    Zürich Things to Do

    Exploring this area is a must. Niederdorf is a lively place in the old town that stretches from Central Square to the Great Church Square. A wonderful place for shopping during the day, and a popular area for nightlife. Has great variety of restaurants, bars and cafes to cater your hunger or thirst same as Oberdorf area, the "upper" part stretching...

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  • ETH - Swiss Federal Institute of...

    Zürich Things to Do

    Photos: 1. Main building of the ETH 2. Entrance to the main building 3. Inside the main building 4. Looking up The ETH was founded in 1855 as the Federal Polytechnical School, but in 1911 it changed its name to the Federal Institute of Technology. The name "Polytechnic" or "Poly" had become very popular, however, and to this day the funicular...

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  • Rapperswil

    Zürich Things to Do

    In addition to being a car-free medieval town, Rapperswil, the city of roses, has a great deal to offer namely a lovely bathing resort, a castle with a Polish museum, Knies Children's Zoo, a wooden bridge to Hurden, etc. A visit to this picturesque town is definitely worth your while. Rapperswil-Jona, town of roses located on the upper end of...

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  • Zunfthaus zur Meisen

    Zürich Things to Do

    Zunfthaus zur Meisen (meaning: the guild house of the Zunft zur Meisen) is interesting building with great historical value for city. It was build in 1757 in today Lindenhof quarter of Old town (German: Altstadt) of Zurich. Today is part of the Swiss National Museum’s collection of porcelain and faience.

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  • Predigerkirche

    Zürich Things to Do

    Predigerkirche was first built in 1231 as part of a non-extant Dominican monastery. The existing church, however, is a reconstruction that was completed in 1350, and its interior was remodelled in the early 17th century in a Renaissance/Baroque look. During the 16th century Reformation movement, the monastery was abolished and the church was...

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  • Schanzengraben

    Zürich Things to Do

    This is a former city boundry. There used to be trenches with city walls. But the trenches is nowadays all that is left over. In 1830 the trenches were thought necessary as a second water output from the lake. The left over wall from baroque times was taken away. During instustrialisation factories were settled along the Schanzengraben. It was used...

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  • Walking

    Zürich Things to Do

    One of the things you will really like to do while in Zurich, is strolling through the narrow streets of the Old Town , just hanging at an outdoor coffee bar on the famous Bahnhof Strasse claimed as the most expensive street in Europe. But never mind, do not complain about the prices, if you are visiting such a beautiful city. It can fill an...

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  • Festivals

    Zürich Things to Do

    Every 3 years, the largest public party takes place in Zurich with the 2 biggest fireworks of Switzerland, which is even among the 5 biggest fireworks of Europe. The entrance is free but if you don't like the crowds, then better stay away of Zurich at this weekend. The festival takes place around lake Zurich at the lakeshore...

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  • Museum Rietberg

    Zürich Things to Do

    The Rietberg Museum is devoted to art from outside Europe. It is housed in three buildings, two of which are up on a hill called the Rietberg. The first is the Villa Wesendonk, with collections of art from China, Tibet, Japan, India and Southeast Asia. Also there are exhibits of African art (shown here). They are currently building a new...

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  • Rathaus

    Zürich Things to Do

    Partially standing over the River Limmat, Rathaus is the city hall of Zürich. It occupies a prominent position in the heart of the old town, on the right bank of the river. The Baroque-style edifice was built in the late 17th century by the architect, J.H. Holzhalb, as a replacement to an older mediaeval structure, originally serving as the seat of...

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  • visit the zoo

    The zurich zoo is a must see in case you are travelling with children.It is a pleasant experience where you find animals not in stifling cages,but with adequate movement space.Don't miss their section on baby animals and also the tropical forest section.In case you have toddlers or children who need to be carried,then ask for a "pram".The zoo...

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Kanton Zürich Hotels

  • Baur au Lac

    Baur au Lac is considered the best hotel in Zurich and one of its most expensive (its prices are on...

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  • Park Hotel Winterthur

    Stadthausstrasse 4 | (formerly Garten Hotel), Winterthur CH - 8402, Switzerland

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Hotel Welcome Inn

    Holbergstrasse 1, Kloten 8302

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

  • Conti Top Hotel Dietikon

    Heimstrasse 41, Dietikon, Zurich, CH-8953, Switzerland

    Satisfaction: Average

    Good for: Couples

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Belair

    Alte Winterthurerstrasse 16, Wallisellen 8304

    Satisfaction: Average

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Hotel Illuster

    Zurichstrasse 14, Uster, 8610, CH

    Satisfaction: Average

    Good for: Solo

  • Bookmark Hotel Sedartis

    Bahnhofstrasse 16

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Seehotel Meierhof

    Bahnhofstrasse 4, Horgen, Zurich, 8810, Switzerland

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Hotel Zum Goldenen Kopf

    Marktgasse 9, Bulach, 8180, Switzerland

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

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