Zürich offers so many sights to see. A relaxed stroll through the city reveals something amazing at every corner: architectural highlights, historic squares, streets and districts, churches, works of art and much more.
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Swiss sculptor Richard Kissling created this bronze statue in 1889 in honor of Alfred Escher, a… more
Visionary Alfred Escher founded one of Switzerland’s two large banks and three of its largest insurance companies to finance and insure the Gotthard railway line and tunnel, among other things. Because there were not enough engineers available for the construction, he also co-founded the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology.
Augustinergasse is one of Zürich’s most beautiful old, narrow streets with its many colorfully… more
Augustinergasse connects bustling Bahnhofstrasse with the St. Peterhofstatt “oasis” in the picturesque Old Town.
The Augustiner Church was built in 1270 by the Hermits of Augustine near the "Kezistürli" by the… more
The Romans were here. Then came Goethe, Nietzsche and Dürrenmatt to top up their energy levels in… more
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In the 1990s, this railway station was rebuilt by the Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava. The… more
The world-famous shopping precinct was created following the construction of Zürich Main Station… more
The further along Bahnhofstrasse you go in the direction of Lake Zürich, the more exclusive the shops become.
From Bahnhofstrasse, Rennweg and Augustinergasse lead to the picturesque old town.
The Swiss artist Bruno Weber has made his own fantasy come true here. This sculptor makes larger… more
Bürkliplatz was named after city architect Arnold Bürkli. At the end of the 19th century, earth… more
Today, Bürkliplatz is a boat harbor and a starting point for cruises on Lake Zürich that feature Alpine panoramas and refreshing lake breezes.
The Bürkliterrasse - opened in 1887 as the culmination of the Bahnhofstrasse and part of the… more
In the mid-13th century, the abbot of Schwanden built today's castle tower as defense against… more