Click here to send us your inquires or call (852) 36130518

Zurich, Switzerland

July 30th, 2011


Zurich park index:

Platzspitz Park


Zurich is a river city, and river city people like their waters, where the best of this city’s tourist attractions lie. Museums and parks, shopping and churches, restaurants and squares, you’ll find Zurich a delightful walking city. The city has Medieval roots, and whose Fraumünster abbey dates to the year 853. If you like history and architecture, along with narrow streets and a sense of being part of a culture, then Zurich is a must destination.

I like to start my tour by walking down Zurich’s Bahnhofstrasse, one of the most expensive shopping avenues in the world! Well, unless you’ve got the fat wallet, the Bahnhofstrasse shops are wonderful oddities that get you in the mood for any European vacation. And why not visit Zurich’s small parks, one of which, the Platzspitz, is just across from the main railway station (Hauptbahnhof), and at the confluence of the city’s two rivers, the Limmat and the Sihl. The Limmat feeds into Lake Zurich, at the base of the city.

Zurich has the reputation of being very expensive, but the fact is that you need not spend a lot of money to enjoy this beautiful and picturesque city. There are plenty of reasonably priced hotels and penzions, restaurants and street food, and the fee-based attractions are no higher priced than you’ll find in Rome, London, or Tokyo. I’ll say this again: Zurich is a walking city, and there’s nothing cheaper than foot travel, window shopping, outdoor photography, and people watching — with the occasional stop for a slurp of wine and plate of rosti.

The Landesmuseum, at the head of Platzspitz, is the national museum, set in a medieval castle in itself a fabulous tour. Here you’ll find Swiss history and art exhibitions, everything with a Swiss edge to it. Permanent and traveling exhibitions include photography, design, masterworks, and modern art.

Other museums include the Rietberg Museum and the Zurich Toy Museum. Three of my favorites are the Jacobs Coffee Museum, the Beyer Museum of Time, and the Kunsthaus, which is one of the most significant art museums in Switzerland and Europe. The collection of mostly Swiss-centric art is as impressive as the historic edifice itself, one of the most recognizable in the city.

The seat of Protestant Reformation in Europe, Zurich has many religious sights around Old Town (Altstadt) Fortifications and ramparts surrounded the city. Today, traces of these Schanzengraben, as it were, exist from Rennweg to Limmatquai, where cobblestone streets, shops, restaurants, and petit squares are found. As the Old Town is tucked between the rivers Sihl and Limmat, you’ll always be aware of history.

  1. No comments yet.
  1. No trackbacks yet.
You must be logged in to post a comment.


IT Support| POS label| System Integration| Software development| label printing| QR code scanner| wms| vending machine| barcode scanner| SME IT| it solution| rfid tag| rfid| rfid reader| it outsourcing| IRLS| inventory management system| digital labelling| barcode label| Self Service Kiosk| Kiosk| Voice Picking| POS scanner| POS printer| System Integrator| printing labels| Denso| barcode| handheld| inventory management| warehouse management| stock taking| POS| Point of sale| Business service| Web Development| vending| app development| mobile app development| handheld device| terminal handheld| inventory management software| pos system| pos software| pos hardware| pos terminal| printer hong kong| receipt printer| thermal printer| thermal label printer| qr code scanner app| qr scanner app| online qr code scanner| qr code scanner online mobile| qr code scanner download| mdm| mobile solutions| mdm solutions| mobile device management|

banner| Backdrop| Bannershop| Ebanner| Eprint| foamboard| hk print| hong kong printing| Printing| backdrop| print100| 印刷| 宣傳單張| 貼紙| 貼紙印刷|

electric bike| best electric bike| electric bikes for adults| e bike| pedal assist bike| electric bikes for sale| electric bike shop| electric tricycle| folding electric bike| mid drive electric bike| electric trike| electric mountain bike| electric bicycle| electric bike review| electric fat bike| fat tire electric bike| women's electric bike |

office| Property Agent| Hong Kong Office Rental| hong kong office| office building| Commercial Building| Grade A Office| leasing| Rent Office| office for sale|

Central Plaza| The Centrium| LHT Tower| China Building| AIA Central| Crawford House| Exchange Tower| AIA Tower| World Wide House| One Kowloon| The Gateway | One Island South| Jardine House| Millennium City | Exchange Square| Times Square | Pacific Place| Admiralty Centre| United Centre| Lippo Centre| Shun Tak Centre| Silvercord| The Center| Mira Place| Ocean Centre| Cosco Tower| Harcourt House| Cheung Kong Center|

school| international school of hong kong| international school| school in Hong Kong| primary school| elementary school| private school| UK school| british school| extracurricular activity| Hong Kong education| primary education| top schools in Hong Kong| Preparatory| best international schools hong kong| best primary schools in hong kong| primary school hong kong| private school hong kong| british international school| extra-curricular| school calendars| boarding school| school day| Bursary| British international school Hong Kong| British school Hong Kong| English primary school Hong Kong| English school Hong Kong| International school Hong Kong| School Hong Kong| boarding school Hong Kong| best school in Hong Kong| School fees|

Mailchimp|​​​​​​​ Hubspot| Sendinblue| ActiveCampaign| Aweber| Maichimp| benchmark| SMS|

按揭計算機| 居屋|

electric bike| Best smartwatch| Best Wilreless earphones|