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Visit Zurich – The 10 Best Attractions In Zurich Switzerland

Visit Zurich – The 10 Best Attractions In Zurich Switzerland

Feb 1, 2014

Zurich is popularly known as the cultural capital city of Switzerland as it offers a unique mixture of attractions for visitors to see. Zurich is located on the northern shores of Lake Zurich and on the horizon are the magnificent Swiss Alps.A walk through the city reveals the attractions dotted all over. THE 10 BEST ATTRACTIONS IN ZURICH, SWITZERLAND   Swiss National Museum The Swiss National Museum is situated north of the city centre and has more than 820,000 items that showcase Switzerland’s rich history and cultural heritage covering areas such as Swiss migration,settlement,politics, economic progress and religion. The permanent exhibits highlight Swiss coins, furnishings, artwork and amory.(image by doglad). Lake Zurich and Lake Promenade Lake Zurich is located at the southern end of Zurich’s city ,the lush scenery around the lake is brilliant . Lake Promenade is its western shoreline and has a collection of gardens ,walkways lined with trees, and lake front parks. Visitors to the lake can enjoy a number of fun activities including; renting boats or bicycles to ride around the banks of the lake. Zurich Zoo The Zurich Zoo has been around since 1929 and is one of the leading animal conservation areas .The site is suitable for a family fun day as it houses up to 2200 animals including apes,pandas,elephants and giant tortoises. The zoo is open every single day of the year and is just 3 miles from the city centre. Bahnhofstrasse This is a world famous shopping centre located in Zurich’s Old town region. It has one of the most expensive stores in the world it is therefore a place a visitor would love to go and window shop. Grossmunster This Romanesque and Gothic cathedral was built on a Roman Cemetery in the 11th Century. The cathedral is of great historical importance to the Protestant Reformation, it has two three story towers ,crypts ,bronze doors, stained glass windows and quite a number of channels. Visitors to the towers are required to pay a fee however entry to the church is free. Zurich Opera House The Zurich Opera House is located on the banks of the lake’s left shores and stages over 270 concerts annually this include...