Zürich – Larger than life

Zürich is located in the heart of the country. It is the largest city in Switzerland, with a population of around 360,000 people. Zürich attracts tourists from all over the world. Thousands of people visit the city every year, for both business and pleasure. Zürich can be reached easily by train, plane or car. An ideal destination for people who are interested in both culture and nature, Zürich is known for its perfect cleanliness and ecological consciousness – its citizens have taken many initiatives to decrease global warming.

The snow covered peaks and sparkling lakes make Zürich one of the most beautiful cities to visit while in Switzerland. Zürich nightlife is very dynamic.You will find that over 300 venues stay open till the wee hours of the night. There are many pubs and different kinds of clubs to visit.

Zürich is home to more than 50 museums, many of them completely dedicated to art. The Swiss National Museum, which resembles a dream castle, has impressive towers and a park. It exhibits various collections that represent the Swiss cultural history from the prehistoric times through the ancient times to contemporary art.

Here are some of the famous spots in Zürich you should visit:

Kunsthaus – a landmark of the history of Swiss museums. There is a beautiful collection of Swiss art and European art.

Rietberg Museum – Another famous museum in the old town of Zürich. This is the place to visit if you want to learn more of non- European art. Many exquisite paintings from India, China and Japan are preserved here.

Bahnhofstrasse – This famous pedestrian street offers superb shops. Some of the world’s most important banks are located here. This is where you can find well-known designer brands such as – Apple, Chanel, Armani, Bulgari, Hugo. The street is a few kilometers long and leads to the lake area.

Zürich Zoo –The zoo is situated in a beautiful park. More than 320 species from all over the world live in the zoo. Zürich zoo is home to various exotic animals, such as birds from the tropical rain forest, mammals and reptiles. The penguin parade, a daily event, is one of its popular attractions.

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