From Lindenhof hill, you can enjoy a lovely view of the Old Town, Grossmünster church, city hall, the River Limmat, the university and the ETH campus.
The world-famous shopping street, lined with department stores, exclusive label boutiques and jewellery stores, is 1.4km in length and runs from Main Station to Lake Zurich. The heart of Bahnhofstrasse is Paradeplatz, a square with prominent bank buildings and the world-renowned Sprüngli confectionery shop.
There is always something happening around the lakeshore area: in-line skaters, markets, street performers and a beautiful view of the Alps. Bürkliplatz is the harbour where boats depart for trips on the lake.
Fraumünster church was a convent, founded in 853 by King Ludwig the German. The church’s most important features are the stained glass windows. Augusto Giacometti created the north windows, while the five-part window cycle in the choir and the rosette in the southern transept are the work of Marc Chagall.
Kunsthaus Zurich Art Museum
The Kunsthaus houses the most important fine art collection in Zurich and is famous for both its permanent collection and its temporary exhibitions. Artworks by Alberto Giacometti can be viewed, as well as a large Munch collection and prominent works by Picasso, Monet and Chagall.
Swiss National Museum Zurich
This museum displays the largest collection of cultural history in Switzerland.
From the top of the Uetliberg – Zurich’s local mountain – enjoy spectacular panoramic views of the city and the lake, all the way to the Alps.
For more information on Zurich, go to www.zuerich.com/en