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Zürich is world-famous as a city of global finance. Because of the many verdant trees on the banks of Lake Zürich and the Limmat River, it is also known as the “Garden City”. Even though Zürich is the largest city in Switzerland, it still exudes a quiet and peaceful atmosphere. Grossmünster (the Zürich Cathedral), Fraumünster (the Church of Our Lady), the Swiss National Museum, and the fine arts museum, the Kunsthaus Zürich speak to this city's enchanting humanistic culture. Bahnhofstrasse is the city’s main downtown shopping street and represents avant-garde fashion, with many shopping centers and high-end boutiques lined up on either side of the street. Heading south along Bahnhofstrasse, you will come to the wide Lake Zürich. During daylight hours, white swans and ducks can be seen floating on the lake. Wild and free, it is a harmonious scene to behold.

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Zurich
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Zurich is the capital of the Canton of Zürich and one of the more affluent cities in Europe. It is located in the northern part of the Alps, at the northwestern end of Lake Zurich, at the mouth of the Limmat and Lake Zurich. Zurich means “water town” in Crete. In the 18th and 19th centuries, Zurich became the cultural, educational and scientific center of Switzerland's main German-speaking nation. Zurich is located in the trade route from France to Eastern Europe and from Germany to Italy. It is also a water, land and air transportation hub. The industry and commerce have always flourished, especially in the silk industry, which is the center of the silk industry in the north of the medieval Alps.
Old Town
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Bahnhofstrasse
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Bahnhofstrasse is located on the west side of the Limmat River, stretching from the Zurich train station to the Bourkeley Square on the shores of Lake Zurich. This is one of the world famous shopping streets, and is the same as New York's Fifth Avenue. It is also a place not to be missed by anyone coming to Zurich. All the precious brands and goods you can imagine can be found here, and the products are well-made and of high quality. If you catch up with discounts, the discounts on many big names are so low that you can't imagine.
Lindenhof
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The Lindenhof in the old town of Zurich is the authentic site of the Roman château, and the later Carolingian Kaiserpfalz. It is arranged on the Lindenhof slope.

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One Day Tour of Rigi
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