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Zurich being located in the heart of Switzerland and in the center of Europe is one of the most important financial centers of the world and a unique mix of well-preserved old town and hectic modern life having a magnificent view of the snowy Alps.
Zurich city center is the best place to start the tour for Zurich attractions. What to see in Zurich: one can say that there is so much to see in Zurich tourism, that you will need to consider a rather long time while being in this city of wonders. About 50 museums and 100 art galleries will not let you be bored in this city of attractions. Strolling in the old town of Zurich you will discover the secrets and beauty of Renaissance period, see the living history within well-preserved ancient buildings, admire the townscape from elegant towers of Fraumuenster or Grossmuenster churches being the landmarks of Zurich.
Having a walk along the “shopping paradise” Bahnhofstrasse, you can find each kind of shop you want. Approaching to the intersection point of Old city, Bahnhofstrasse and Zurich Lake, you will have the full image of Zurich, an unforgettable mix of old and new. Taking a short boat cruise on the upper part of Zurich Lake, you will have a rest admiring the beauty from your comfortable seat.
Here is the list of most interesting and popular places to visit in Zurich:
- Old Alleys
- St. Peter's Cathedral
- Grand Cathedral
- Church Fraumünster
- Limmat River Quay
- Lake Zurich, the eastern shore