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Kunst im Hotel Alexander

Kunst im Hotel Alexander, Zürich

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In walking distance

Whether you are visiting Zurich for business or pleasure, everything is close by. Historic sights and landmarks are within easy walking distance including the picturesque Limmat river. 

 

Public Transport

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We are situated only a 5 minute walk from the largest railway station in Switzerland, known as Zurich Main Station. If you prefer to take the tram to the hotel, please catch the number 4 tram and alight at Rudolf-Brun-Bruecke.
<link http://www.sbb.ch>www.sbb.ch</link> / <link http://www.zvv.ch>www.zvv.ch</link>

Zurich Central Railway Station

We are situated only a 5 minute walk from the largest railway station in Switzerland, known as Zurich Main Station. If you prefer to take the tram to the hotel, please catch the number 4 tram and alight at Rudolf-Brun-Bruecke.

www.sbb.ch / www.zvv.ch

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You can catch a direct train from Airport Zurich-Kloten to Zurich Main Station (Hauptbahnhof), travel time is 10 minutes. Trains depart every 15 minutes.
If you would prefer to take a taxi or shuttle bus, we are 20km from the airport. The journey time is around 30 minutes.
<link http://www.flughafen-zuerich.ch>www.flughafen-zuerich.ch</link>

Airport Zurich-Kloten

You can catch a direct train from Airport Zurich-Kloten to Zurich Main Station (Hauptbahnhof), travel time is 10 minutes. Trains depart every 15 minutes.

If you would prefer to take a taxi or shuttle bus, we are 20km from the airport. The journey time is around 30 minutes.

www.flughafen-zuerich.ch

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One of the most serviced junctions in downtown Zurich due to its central location.
<link http://www.vbz.ch>www.vbz.ch</link>

Streetcar and bus stop at Central square

One of the most serviced junctions in downtown Zurich due to its central location.

www.vbz.ch

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We recommend you take the train for a trip to the Zurich-mountain, Uetliberg. Boarding the train at Zurich Main Station, you will reach Uetliberg within 20 minutes and will experience a fabulous view of the city and its gorgeous lake.
<link http://www.szu.ch>www.szu.ch</link>

Sihltal Zurich Uetliberg Train SZU

We recommend you take the train for a trip to the Zurich-mountain, Uetliberg. Boarding the train at Zurich Main Station, you will reach Uetliberg within 20 minutes and will experience a fabulous view of the city and its gorgeous lake.

www.szu.ch

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The 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.
<link http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polybahn>Polybahn</link>

Polybahn from Central square to the main building of the ETHZ

The 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.

Polybahn

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The most important docking place for boats of the Zurich-lake steamship company.<br /><link http://www.zsg.ch>www.zsg.ch</link>

Buerkli square - Buerkliplatz Zurich

The most important docking place for boats of the Zurich-lake steamship company.
www.zsg.ch

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The popular Zurich City Tours provides very comfortable sightseeing coach tours of Zurich.
<link http://www.switzerland-tours.ch/index.php?cPath=25_42 - external-link-new-window>Best of Switzerland Tours</link>

Coach terminal – Zurich City Tour

The popular Zurich City Tours provides very comfortable sightseeing coach tours of Zurich.

Best of Switzerland Tours

Historic sites and landmarks

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The twin-towers are one of Zurich's main landmarks. Legend has it that Charlemagne had discovered the tombs of the patron saints, Felix and Regula, and ordered a church to be built on the site.
<link http://www.grossmuenster.ch>www.grossmuenster.ch</link>

Grossmuenster cathedral Zurich

The twin-towers are one of Zurich's main landmarks. Legend has it that Charlemagne had discovered the tombs of the patron saints, Felix and Regula, and ordered a church to be built on the site.

www.grossmuenster.ch

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Fraumuenster cathedral is home to what is considered the most noteable church windows of the world. It was Marc Chagall who painted the main windows and Augusto Giacometti who completed the windows in the transept at the northern side.
<link http://www.fraumuenster.ch>www.fraumuenster.ch</link>

Fraumuenster Zurich

Fraumuenster cathedral is home to what is considered the most noteable church windows of the world. It was Marc Chagall who painted the main windows and Augusto Giacometti who completed the windows in the transept at the northern side.

www.fraumuenster.ch

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The zoo of Zurich ranks amongst the best zoological gardens in Europe. It is always a delightful walk, 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.
<link http://www.zoo.ch>www.zoo.ch</link>

Zoo of Zurich

The zoo of Zurich ranks amongst the best zoological gardens in Europe. It is always a delightful walk, 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.

www.zoo.ch

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Chinese culture presented on the lakefront of Zurich. The garden is a gift from the Chinese twin city of Kunming.
<link http://www.stadt-zuerich.ch/chinagarten>www.chinagarten.ch</link>

Garden of China Zurich

Chinese culture presented on the lakefront of Zurich. The garden is a gift from the Chinese twin city of Kunming.

www.chinagarten.ch

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A sensuous outing; be it the tropical rain forest, the fragrance of the Mediterranean, the virgin forests with ferns, or bloomy cyclamen.
<a href="http://www.bguz.unizh.ch/" target="_blank">www.bg.uzh.ch</a>

Botanic garden of the university of Zurich

A sensuous outing; be it the tropical rain forest, the fragrance of the Mediterranean, the virgin forests with ferns, or bloomy cyclamen.

www.bg.uzh.ch

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A leisurely area of town and meeting place of passionate chess players. From here you can enjoy a fantastic view of the Old Town.
<link http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lindenhof_(Stadt_Z%C3%BCrich)>Lindenhof »</link>

Lindenhof Zurich

A leisurely area of town and meeting place of passionate chess players. From here you can enjoy a fantastic view of the Old Town.

Lindenhof »

Art & Culture

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The Opera House of Zurich boasts a repertoire that is among the most varied in the world.
<link http://www.opernhaus.ch/e/index.php>www.opernhaus.ch/</link>

Opera House of Zurich

The Opera House of Zurich boasts a repertoire that is among the most varied in the world.

www.opernhaus.ch/

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Offers the most high-class variety of concerts.
<a onclick="pageTracker._trackPageview ('/outgoing/http://www.tonhalle.ch');" href="http://www.tonhalle.ch/" target="_blank">www.tonhalle.ch</a>

Concert hall Zurich

Offers the most high-class variety of concerts.

www.tonhalle.ch

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This museum accommodates the biggest collection of objects of cultural heritage in Switzerland.
<link http://www.landesmuseum.ch/d/zuerich/index.php>Landesmuseum</link> »

Landesmuseum Zurich

This museum accommodates the biggest collection of objects of cultural heritage in Switzerland.

Landesmuseum »

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The Kunsthaus Zurich is one of the most prominent museums of art in Switzerland. With works from Picasso, Monet and Chagall, it houses the biggest collection of Munch paintings and the major works of Alberto Giacometti.
<link http://www.kunsthaus.ch>www.kunsthaus.ch</link>

Museum of art Zurich

The Kunsthaus Zurich is one of the most prominent museums of art in Switzerland. With works from Picasso, Monet and Chagall, it houses the biggest collection of Munch paintings and the major works of Alberto Giacometti.

www.kunsthaus.ch

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The one and only museum of art for non-European cultures in Switzerland, which holds a collection of international renown works emanating from Asia, Africa, America and Oceania.
<link http://www.rietberg.ch>www.rietberg.ch</link>

Museum Rietberg Zurich

The one and only museum of art for non-European cultures in Switzerland, which holds a collection of international renown works emanating from Asia, Africa, America and Oceania.

www.rietberg.ch

Public facilities

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The nearby located Kongresshaus hosts many different events. <br /><link http://www.kongresshaus.ch>www.kongresshaus.ch</link>

Kongresshaus Zurich

The nearby located Kongresshaus hosts many different events.
www.kongresshaus.ch

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Federal Institute of Technology - University of technology and natural science with documented evidence of research.<br /><link http://www.ethz.ch>www.ethz.ch</link>
 

ETH Zurich

Federal Institute of Technology - University of technology and natural science with documented evidence of research.
www.ethz.ch

 

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The biggest Swiss university unites all existing classical faculties under one umbrella.<br /><link http://www.uzh.ch>www.uzh.ch</link>&nbsp;

University of Zurich

The biggest Swiss university unites all existing classical faculties under one umbrella.
www.uzh.ch 

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One of the leading Swiss hospitals with the most varied specializations.
<link http://www.usz.ch>www.usz.ch</link>

University hospital of Zurich

One of the leading Swiss hospitals with the most varied specializations.

www.usz.ch

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Modern privately owned clinic of Zurich.
<link http://www.hirslanden.ch>www.hirslanden.ch</link>

Hirslanden clinic

Modern privately owned clinic of Zurich.

www.hirslanden.ch

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One of Europe's leading orthopedic clinics. The Schulthess clinic is home to the Swiss Olympic Medical Center and FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence.
<link http://www.schulthess-klinik.ch>www.schulthess-klinik.ch</link>

Schulthess clinic Zurich

One of Europe's leading orthopedic clinics. The Schulthess clinic is home to the Swiss Olympic Medical Center and FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence.

www.schulthess-klinik.ch

Shopping, Restaurants & Bars

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Zurich Bahnhofstrasse is famous for its mix of high-street and designer shopping outlets.<br /><link http://www.bahnhofstrasse-zuerich.ch/ _parent>www.bahnhofstrasse-zuerich.ch</link>

Bahnhofstrasse Zurich

Zurich Bahnhofstrasse is famous for its mix of high-street and designer shopping outlets.
www.bahnhofstrasse-zuerich.ch

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Niederdorf is part of the Old Town. Zwingli, Goethe and Gottfried Keller were no doubt the most prominent dwellers of Niederdorf. Nowadays, what is known as Doerfli, it is the place for the young at heart.
<link http://www.gld.ch>www.gld.ch</link>

Niederdorf Zurich

Niederdorf is part of the Old Town. Zwingli, Goethe and Gottfried Keller were no doubt the most prominent dwellers of Niederdorf. Nowadays, what is known as Doerfli, it is the place for the young at heart.

www.gld.ch

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This part of the Old Town is known for its narrow streets and alleys, such as Rennweg, Strehlgasse, Augustinergasse, St. Peterhofstatt and Muenster-hof, where numerous boutiques and antique shops can be found.
<link http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Altstadt_(Stadt_Z%C3%BCrich)>Altstadt »</link>

The Old Town on the left bank of the river Limmat

This part of the Old Town is known for its narrow streets and alleys, such as Rennweg, Strehlgasse, Augustinergasse, St. Peterhofstatt and Muenster-hof, where numerous boutiques and antique shops can be found.

Altstadt »

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This square must is seen as the heart of the Bahnhofstrasse. In the 18th century, it was used commonly used as a cattle market.<br />Nowadays, housing the Swiss Universal Banks, it is the biggest center for money transactions in Switzerland. Sipping coffee and savoring the sweet speciality, Luxemburgerli, from the world-famous Confiserie Spruengli, giving you the chance to sit back and watch the hustle and bustle from afar.
<link http://www.spruengli.ch>www.spruengli.ch</link>

Paradeplatz Zurich

This square must is seen as the heart of the Bahnhofstrasse. In the 18th century, it was used commonly used as a cattle market.
Nowadays, housing the Swiss Universal Banks, it is the biggest center for money transactions in Switzerland. Sipping coffee and savoring the sweet speciality, Luxemburgerli, from the world-famous Confiserie Spruengli, giving you the chance to sit back and watch the hustle and bustle from afar.

www.spruengli.ch