As Switzerland’s main financial districts, Zurich offers a different scenario to its visitors – A slower pace to enjoy the sights.
Contemporary Zurich might be home to the world’s fourth largest stock exchange making it Switzerland’s most influential financial districts, but it is also a very trendy and chic city with a reputation for being one of the largest metropolises in Switzerland.
Zurich is well-known for being clean and efficient and due to this, it has been regularly ranked as the city with the highest standard for living worldwide.
Located by a pictorial river and a breathtaking lake, the city likes to take a slower pace. It is easy to get around, making it easier to slow down and take a leisurely pace as you walk around.
A major contemporary art and shopping destination, prominent artworks are displayed in the Kunsthaus and the Rietberg Museum whilst shopping for art pieces can be done along Bahnhofstrasse and Niederdorf.
There are many ways for tourists to explore attractions in Zurich. Walking tours around the Old Town area (Alstadtbummel) are the ideal way to learn more about some of the best tourist attractions. A guided walking tour in Zurich is also available in English and operates throughout the summer months.
Zurich Flughafen Airport is located about 12 km from downtown Zurich in the suburb of Kloten. It only takes 10 to 11 minutes to travel from the airport train station to the Zurich Hauptbahnhof (main train station) in Zurich’s city centre.
What makes Zurich so unique is its fusion of pleasure, nature and culture. A shopping delight, over 50 museums and 100 galleries, Zurich offers numerous events at over 500 clubs and bars and over 1,500 restaurants that will tempt the city visitors with a lingering feeling to return.
With such elegance and sophistication oozing in the world’s largest financial centres, Zurich is noted for its landmarks of modern art and for the array of attractions and exciting things to do.