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City Guide : ZurichSwitzerland being a federation since 1848 is divided into 26 cantons. A canton is a territorial subdivision of a country. The cantons of Switzerland are the states of the Federal State of Switzerland. Each canton is represented at the state parliament. Zurich being the biggest city of Switzerland with a population 367.000 (population of urban area; about 1.1 million) is the capital of the canton of Zurich. While the canton of Zurich is placed at the northeast of Switzerland, Zurich city is located at the southwest of the Zurich Canton. Zurich admired as a cosmopolitan global city lies at the end of Zurich Lake on Limmat River. Also, Sihl River passes through the city located in an open valley.
Zurich is the Switzerland's main cultural and commercial city. According to many surveys, the city is cited as the city enabling the best quality of life all over the world. Zurich is home to UBS (the world's largest manager of Private Wealth assets), Credit Suisse, Swiss Re and the Swiss Stock Exchange. The city is the center of the world's off-shore banking through Swiss Bank.
Fraumünster Church at the center of the city was founded by King Louis (German) in 853. The church's tinted glass windows and the architectural features of the church together with the history of it will mystify you. Grossmünster Church and St. Peter's Church are among the other significant religious structures of the city.
Kunsthaus Art Museum at the center of the city includes the works of Edward Munch, Van Gogh, Picasso, Claude Monet, March Chagal, Rothko, Merz, Twombly, Bacon and more.
Flutern Cemetery at Zulichberg is the grave of Irish writer James Joyce. The statute of the literature writer is available here.
Belvoir Park at Seestrasse and Bruno Weber's Vineyard Park (20.000 km2 ) are among the main city parks.
Museum of Design Zurich West harbors many excellent exhibitions. You should visit this art-related place.
Culture & EntertainmentOld Hammer Mill is the oldest waterpower driven mill in the country. You will realize blacksmiths working there. The exhibition floor shows off many works.
Goldapfel Schabock Bakery placed at Einsiedein is a historical building left from the 19th century. Bakery implements and wooden patterns denote the old bakery culture.
Zurich Opera House and Tonhalle Concert Hall are the leading opera, ballet and classic music places in Europe.
Zuri-West hosts specialty bars offering urban entertainment and music. Mannerbad and Frauenbad are the parts of the city for popular entertainment venues.
Food & Drink
In Zurich, about 2.000 bars and restaurants are existed, serving to every kind of taste with unlimited delicacies from all the worldwide culinary culture.
In summer, you will add 480 open-air eateries to this number. If we categorize the restaurants by specialty it is possible to count nearly all the cuisines available in the world. American, Arabic, Turkish, Lebanese, Japanese, all European countries, Russian, Iranian, vegetarian, fish specialties and lots of alternatives are very attractive. Also, it is possible to categorize the restaurants available in the city. Bars, theme restaurants, with live music, with superb view, wine bars, classics, garden restaurants, late night food, non-smoking and the inverse, caters for children and many other alternatives are available.
ShoppingZurich presents all main international brands and the local famous brands to your interest. You will be able to find everything in the city from antiques to souvenirs. All the alternatives are available in both big department stores and specialist shopping places.
Old Town (coffee shops and antiques stores), Bahnhofstrasse (banking district, exclusive boutiques, shopping malls, cafes), Langstrasse (the multicultural district, everything you look for), Niederdorf (daily and night party shopping) districts are the main shopping locations.
Wherever you look in the city you will see the shop you are looking for. Accessories, antiques, auction houses, boutiques, pastry shops, children shops, coffee specialties, delicatessens, convenience stores, footwear, gift articles, home living and more are waiting you. Actually, it is impossible to anticipate something different than the boundless shopping alternatives of Zurich. Here is the shopping heaven. You should reserve one of your visits to the city just for shopping.
Ticket Sales Offices : Zurich
|THY Airport Sales Office - Zurich|
|Address||ZURICH KLOTEN AIRPORT|
|Phone||(0) 0848 444 849|
30March 2014-25 October 2014:
25 October 2014-29March 2015 :
|Address||POST FACH 341 8058 ZÜRICH-FLUGHAFEN|
FOR CARGO ISSUES PLEASE CONTACT :
+41 (0) 43 8165019 / GSM: +41 (0) 76 3302305
|Address||ATC Aviation Services AG, Flughofstrasse 42, 8152 Glattbrugg/Switzerland Telefon|
|Phone||+ 41 (0) 44-874 67 25 / +41 44 874 67 73|
|Fax||+ 41 44-874 67 61|
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Zurich : Airport Information
Address : Zurich Airport, Unique (Zurich Airport Ltd), CH-8058 Zurich-Airport, Switzerland Phone : +41 43 816 2211
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