Some Good Reasons To Visit Zurich In Winter

By saying that the city of Zurich forms part of Switzerland we already said enough. It is more than a fact that Switzerland is one of the best organized, if not the best organized country in the world. If we remind you of all the natural priceless beauties that this country possesses we have almost managed to convince you to choose exactly the most famous and at the same time largest city in Switzerland as your next destination for the following winter. We will play fair enough if we give you a brief introduction to the one of the most beautiful cities worldwide.

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Peace, joy, good organization, brightness yet a lot of movement and a great choice of everything that can cross your mind at any point of the time are the right words to explain this cozy city without having to use superlatives nor spend a fortune of time in convincing you that this is the right place for you to plan your next getaway and never regret it. Located in the north-central Switzerland which is in the German part of the country, Zurich has about 400.000 inhabitants. To be more precise, the whole metropolitan area has as much as 1.83 million of inhabitants.

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Zurich was a city founded by the Romans who used to call it Turicum. The official language in the biggest, however not being named as the capital city of Switzerland is the German language.

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The most important art galleries, museums and theatres of the country are located exactly here. Some places like the Swiss National Museum and the Kunsthaus are one of the most visited ones in Zurich. Moreover the Schauspielhaus Zurich is the most important theatre of the German-speaking ones.

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Even though being a city with something less population than the other metropolis in the world, Zurich hosts one of the leading banking giants and wealthiest people worldwide. One of the main reasons why the overseas most known companies decide to set up their headquarters exactly there are the low tax rates and the perfect organization, punctuality and dedication.

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The Lake Zurich is one of the main things that attract a huge number of tourists from all over the world. The walks by the lake especially in winter time are more than a precious experience.

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According to some research “Quality of Life Survey” made by Monocle in 2012, Zurich was the leading city on the list leaving all the European and overseas metropolis behind. In a survey made in 2006 and 2008 Zurich was named as the wealthiest city in the world and it was ranked on the top of the list of 10 most livable cities in the world.

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