Zurich is the largest city in Switzerland. It is capital of the canton of Zurich. It is in north-central Switzerland at the northwestern tip of Lake Zurich. Zurich is a center for railways, roads, and air traffic. Both Zurich Airport and railway station are the biggest and most busy in the country.
The official language is German, but the main language in local is Alemannic Swiss German dialect. Zurich is a leading global city and among the world’s largest financial centers. Most of Switzerland’s research and development centers are in Zürich. The low tax rates attract overseas companies to set up their headquarters there.
Attractions in Zurich
|Grossmunster (Great Minster)||Fraumunster (Women’s Minster)|
|St. Peter Romanesque-Gothic-Baroque Church||Predigerkirche|
|Zurich Museum of Art||Swiss National Museum|
|Rietberg Museum||Museum of Design|
|Haus Konstruktiv||Uhrenmuseum Beyer|
|Tram Museum||North America Native Museum|
|Zoological Garden||Botanical Garden|
How to reach Zurich?
Zurich is a combined hub for railways, roads, and air traffic. Zurich Hauptbahnhof (Zurich HB) is the largest and busiest station in Switzerland. It is an important railway hub in Europe. Zurich HB is the world’s most regularly served railway station, with 2915 trains every day. Among the 16 train stations within Zurich’s city borders. There are five other major passenger railway stations. Three of them belong to the five most frequented railway stations in Switzerland: Stadelhofen, Oerlikon, Altstetten, Hardbrücke, and Enge.
Zurich Airport is in less than 10 kilometers northeast of the city in Kloten. Zurich Airport has its own railway station, which is underground. It is directly connected to Zurich and most of the major Swiss cities.
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