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Kanzlei Flohmarkt
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Rank: 1 About 22

The Kanzlei Flohmarkt is one of Zurich’s fantastic little flea markets. Its held on a Saturday morning and if you want to get in with a good shout at any potential bargains you will as ever have to be up and out early. The...

Reviewed by: Ralf
Address: 47.377139,8.525548
Type: Handicrafts and antiques


1 Bürkliplatz
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Rank: 2 About 22

Bürkliplatz is both a small area of Zurich centred on the square of the same name and a great little flea market which is held there. The name itself comes from Arnold Bürkli (1833-1894), the engineer...

Reviewed by: Ralf
Address: 47.366996,8.540533
Type: Handicrafts and antiques


Galerie La Ligne
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Rank: 3 About 22

The Swiss cantonal capital Zurich, in the heart of modern Europe, is a good place to spend some days, weeks or months. It’s packed with interest both historical and cultural, and frankly the nightlife can be pretty good too. But if...

Reviewed by: Ralf
Address: 47.390912,8.522615
Type: Art galleries


2 Kunsthaus Zürich
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Rank: 4 About 22

Kunsthaus Zürich is the Museum of Modern Art in Zurich. It is a large museum dedicated to the panorama of modern art themes and techniques and is well worth a look if you are in the city for a few days. In...

Reviewed by: Ralf
Address: 47.371559,8.548465
Type: Art galleries


Town Hall
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Rank: 5 About 22

Zurich’s town hall is both architecturally and historically interesting. If you’re in this city for a few days it will almost certainly be on your itinerary and it is a good idea to read up a little beforehand as (as...

Reviewed by: Allessandra
Address: 47.372198,8.54285
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


3 City
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Rank: 6 About 22

Zurich city has an enviable reputation both as a high-flying modern European centre and as a beautiful place architecturally. The old town part of the city offers most of the architectural interest...

Reviewed by: Ralf
Address: 47.380684,8.548622
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


Fraumünster Abbey
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Rank: 7 About 22

Zurich’s Fraumünster Abbey has a bold and rich history within the city. It could be said that it was the pivotal point around which the city developed until surprisingly late in its growth. I’m sure that if...

Reviewed by: Ralf
Address: 47.370396,8.540833
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


4 Grossmünster
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Rank: 8 About 22

The Grossmünster ("great minster") is a Romanesque-style church in Zurich. Construction of the present structure commenced around 1100 and it was inaugurated around 1220. The twin towers of the Grossmünster are regarded...

Reviewed by: Allessandra
Address: 47.37044,8.544034
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


5 Strandbad Mythenquai
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Rank: 9 About 22

Strandbad Mythenquai is a beach and holiday complex on the splendid shores of Lake Zurich.  The name literally means “The Pearl of the Lake Zurich”, and leaving aside the natural and inevitable...

Reviewed by: Allessandra
Address: 47.356036,8.53529
Type: Beaches


6 Opera House
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Rank: 10 About 22

The Opera House of Zurich, built in 1891, has a seating capacity of eleven hundred people. It is one of the most frequenetd theatres in the world and shows three hundred opera and...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Falkenstrasse 1
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


National Museum of Archaeology
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Rank: 11 About 22

The Swiss National Museum of Archaeology is surprisingly modest for a national museum, but at the end of the day this isn’t a very large country. In spite of this it is interesting and well run and in the opinion of this...

Reviewed by: Ralf
Address: 47.426229,8.552399
Type: Museums


7 Old Town
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Rank: 12 About 22

Old Town in Zurich is a historic quarter within the city which is filled with a number of antique shops, cobblestone streets, a market area, furniture stores and more. The Haus zum...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Munsterhof Square
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


8 Jules Verne
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Rank: 13 About 22

Jules Verne is a bar worth mentioning. Known for its outstanding décor and surrounding scenery and panarùomic views over the city, the bar is the perfect venue for those who love to have their drink with old...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Uraniastrasse 9, Zurigo
Type: Nightlife


9 2 Akt
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Rank: 14 About 22

2 Akt is a restaurant and bar that plays dance music and attracts a huge crowd. The bar represents a simple café with high ceilings and varnished pine panelling.

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Seinaustrasse 2 Zurich 8002
Type: Nightlife


Blaue Ente
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Rank: 15 About 22

Though known for its restaurant, Blaue Ente has many visitors for its bar. The crowd can enjoy a whiskey or beer in a high-tech setting.

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Seefeldstrasse 223 Zurigo 8008
Type: Nightlife


Rhine Falls
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Rank: 16 About 22

Known to be the largest waterfall in Europe, Rhine Falls offer a stunning natural beauty to all its visitors. At 23 meters high and 150 meters wide and over of 700 cubic meters of water moving over the falls...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


10 Rosalys
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Rank: 17 About 22

Rosaly's is well-accepted and known for the wide range of cocktails that it has to offer such as Rob Roys, margaritas, kamikazes and sidecars.

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Freieckgasse 7 Zurich 8001
Type: Nightlife


Zoo
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Rank: 18 About 22

The Zoological Garden in Zurich is one of the best known zoos in the entire continent.

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Type: Parks and gardens


James Joyce Pub
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Rank: 19 About 22

The James Joyce Pub is a pub known for its panelling and furnishings. The pub has always attracted business clients and the menu comprises of Irish stew, hamburgers, chips, fish and fried chicken drumsticks.

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Pelikanstrasse 8 Zurich
Type: Nightlife

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Cafe Opera - 0.5 mi
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Cafe Opera is a great bar situated in Stockholm. It is a popular and a perfect place for disco and parties. The place is mix of creative bartenders, celebrities, world famous DJs and mostly party people of all ages. There are also...

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Address: Operahuset
Distance: 0.8
City: Stockholm

Type: Bars + Share


Tschuggen Bergoase - 12.9 mi
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The Tschuggen Bergoase Spa is carved into a 1,800 meters above Sea Level Mountain. This spa runs over four floors and is very similar to a sacred space. Spa lovers can get an amazing experience here at Tschuggen Bergoase, whose architect is...

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Address: Sonnenbergstrasse 1
Distance: 20.8
City: Arosa

Type: Landmarks and Historic sites + Share


Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten) - 24 mi
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Glacier Garden or the Gletscger garten was actually built around a glacial pothole which has survived since the Ice Age. This museum displays artifacts from the town history. This is a geological formation area and a...

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Address: Gletscger garten, Luzern
Distance: 38.7
City: Luzern

Type: Parks and gardens + Share


The Nine Towers - 24.4 mi
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The Musegg Wall is a part of the old rampart walls which was built in 1386.  This wall is entirely intact still now and is open to the public. The nine towers are known by the name Maennli, Nolli, Luegisland,...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address:
Distance: 39.3
City: Luzern

Type: Landmarks and Historic sites + Share

Neighbouring places: Zurich


Luzern - 24.9 mi

Lucerne, capital of the Canton of Lucerne, on Lake Lucerne, is a main Swiss tourist destination in central Switzerland, where live nearly 70,000 people. Lucern derives from an antique fishing village on the omonymous lake, where was...

Distance: 40
City: Luzern

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