Zurich is the largest city in Switzerland and is situated in the north-central part of the country, most of the city’s sites are located either side of the Limmat river, between the Main railway station and Lake Zurich. Within this area are the churches and houses of the old town, as are the most expensive shops along the famous Bahnhofstrasse. The Lindenhof in the old town is the historical site of the Roman castle, and the later Carolingian Imperial Palace. Recreational activities range from a visit to the riverside and lakeside bathing areas in the very heart of the city, to a spectacular hike on the Uetliberg Mountain. The city has over 50 museums and more than 100 galleriesMust see sights include: the Augustinergasse, Bahnhofstrasse Zürich, the Fraumünster, the Grossmünster and the Lakeside Promenade, to name but a few.April 2013See My Travel Page for more information.