Beautiful, Harmonious and Orderly Place – City of Zurich

If you have relatives or friends in Zurich, take the opportunity to visit a city that not without reason is considered like the best to live in. Although is not the capital, it represent a real picture of Switzerland. Famous as banking capital and business metropolis, Zurich is increasingly becoming an important tourist destination, primarily because of more liberal attitude towards culture, nightlife and gastronomy.

Everything you will visit in Zurich will remain in the memories, because that place represents a beautiful, harmonious and orderly city.

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Peaceful, refreshing, expensive, meticulous and rational – all of these characteristics are typical for that Swiss town. Zurich is the largest city in Switzerland and is also the capital of the eponymous canton. Is located on the northern part of the state and occupies an area of 91, 88 square kilometres. Zurich has a population of 365 000 inhabitants. It is said that city of Zurich is “younger” and “lively” of Geneva and Basel, also it is more cosmopolitan of Lausanne. This city has a large number of films, literature and music festivals and lately has become known for its techno and dance festivals. There are hundreds of art galleries, as many as 15 museums, as well as opera, for which Germans often cross every border to enjoy the beautiful operatic achievements. The first impression which is gained of Zurich is that it is extremely clean.

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The architecture is modelled after its northern neighbours, the Germans, in Gothic style. Buildings are strictly regular shaped with well-kept facades. Zurich is the centre of international financial life and its stock has a good reputation. On the street you can see luxury cars, but their speed in city traffic does not exceed 40 kilometres per hour. If you find yourself in Zurich do not miss to see an opera house, museum, Notre Dame Cathedral and the old wooden bridge. Of course, you should take a tour of Banhofštrase Main Street where you can find many luxury shops. It has the widest variety of goods, as well as highly specialized shops where you can buy what you want.

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