One of the most important junctions in down-town Zurich, due to its central location.
We suggest you take that train for a little excursion to the Zurich-mountain Uetliberg. Boarding the SZU at the Central Railway Station, you will reach your destination within just 20 minutes and then be gratified by a fabulous view of the city and its gorgeous Lake of Zurich.
That little quaint-looking train is yet powered by state-of-the-art technology and links «Central» square with the main building of the ETHZ «Federal Institute of Technology».
Most important landing place for the ships of the Zurich-lake steamship company.
The popular Zurich City Tours provide very comfortable sightseeing coach tours of the city of Zurich. Best of Switzerland Tours
The typical twin-towers are the actual town's landmark. Legend has it that Charlemagne had discovered the tombs of the patron saints Felix and Regula and ordered to build a church on the site.
The probably most famous church windows of the world are to be found in the Fraumuenster cathedral. It was Marc Chagall who painted the main windows and Augusto Giacometti who did the windows in the transept at the northern side.
The zoo of Zurich ranks amongst the best zoological gardens of Europe. It is always a delightful spree, even with bad weather. Watching the exotic creatures in the Masoala Hall as well as in the heated vivariums will no doubt be a unique experience.
Chinese culture on the lakefront of Zurich. The garden is a gift of the Chinese twin city of Kunming.
A sensuous excitement without any doubt. Be it the tropical rain forest, the fragrance of the Mediterranean, virgin forests with ferns, bloomy cyclamen.
Leisure area in town and meeting place of passionate chess players. From here, you can enjoy a fantastic view of the Old Town.
The Opera of Zurich can boast a repertoire that is among the most multifarious in the world. Make your choice from over 300 arrangements.
Offers a most varied high-class repertoire of concerts.
This museum accommodates the biggest collection of objects of cultural heritage of Switzerland.
The Kunsthaus Zurich is one of the most prominent museums of art of Switzerland. Apart from works of Picasso, Monet and Chagall, the biggest collection of Munch paintings as well as the major works of Alberto Giacometti can be seen there.
The one and only museum of art for non-European cultures in Switzerland, which holds a collection of international renown with works emanating from Asia, Africa, America and Oceania.
Federal Institute of Technology - University of technology and natural science with documented evidence of research.
The biggest Swiss university unites all existing classical faculties under one and the same umbrella. www.uzh.ch
One of the leading Swiss hospitals for the most varied specializations.
Modern privately owned clinic of Zurich.
One of Europe's leading orthopedic clinics. The Schulthess clinic is Swiss Olympic Medical Center and FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence.
There must be about a hundred of them in Europe. Yet only one became famous all over the world - the Zurich Bahnhofstrasse.
«Niederdorf» part of the Old Town. Zwingli, Goethe and Gottfried Keller were no doubt the most prominent dwellers of Niederdorf. Nowadays, what people love to call «Doerfli», is the place for the young and the young at heart.
In that part of the Old Town, in the narrow streets and alleys like Rennweg, Strehlgasse, Augustinergasse, St. Peterhofstatt, Muenster-hof, there are numerous boutiques and antique shops.
This square must be seen as the heart of the Bahnhofstrasse. In the 18th century, it was used at regular intervals as cattle market.
Nowadays, with the Swiss Universal Banks on it, it is the biggest center for money transactions in Switzerland. Whereas you are sipping your coffee and savoring the sweet specialty «Luxemburgerli» of the world-famous Confiserie Spruengli, you get a good chance to lean back and watch the hustle and bustle from afar.