About Zurich

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The museum of design in Zurich is an amazing choice to spend some time with your creativity. The museum’s exhibitions vary from time to time and most of them are based on topics like architecture, graphic design, industrial design, photography and the media, as well as cataloguing new developments. Besides the exhibition the building of the museum itself is a sight to behold.  It resides in Zurich’s former School of Arts and Crafts building and comprises of an exhibition hall, gallery, reception area, cafeteria, shop and the vestibule to the lecture hall. The museum is in collaboration with the Zurich … Continue reading

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Located in the heart of Switzerland, Zurich is a picturesque city which is also the largest in the country. Though Zurich is the name that comes to you first when you think of Switzerland, it is not the country’s capital. Yet it is much more important than a mere tourist location. Being one of the largest cities in the country it forms an important centre with respect to trade and commerce. The stock exchange and the headquarters of a large number of national and international companies reside here. Not only this, it also houses National and international media agencies as … Continue reading

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Situated in Switzerland’s largest city, Zurich, the Swiss National Museum is one of the most important museums of art in the whole of Europe. The museum lies in Zurich’s old city district and the museum is the most major part of its heritage. Its tall towers are seen from far and the beautiful park built on an island between the rivers Sihl and Limmat is a nice place to take an evening stroll. The architect Gustav Gull built the museum’s building in a historicist fashion in 1898. Its façade is fascinating and resembles the French chateaus of the French Renaissance … Continue reading

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The beautiful city of Zurich takes pride in its lake which is a heaven for sun bathers, boats and cyclists on a warm day. The lake offers a breathtaking view of the mountains far down South on a clear day. Lake Zurich is located in the southwestern part of the canton of Zurich. To the east are two minor lakes Lake Greifen and Lake Pfäffikon. Zimmerberg and the Etzel regions lie to the west. Lake Zurich is formed by the river Linth which rises in the glaciers of the Tödi Range in Glarus. The waters of the lake are very … Continue reading

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Zurich abounds in greenery owing to its varied and great collection of public parks and large gardens. Those green patches which lie around the lower side of Lake Zurich appeal more to the public as they can enjoy the summer months here with picnics, boat ride or a ferry trip across the lake. Here are some of the parks worth visiting in Zurich: Zürichhorn CH-8008, Switzerland, CH Located close to the central Zurich and standing alongside the lake of Zurich, the garden appeals to the visitors for its Chinese Gardens and eye-catching sculptures. The park also takes pride in its … Continue reading

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Situated in the Lindenhof quarter of Zurich near Bahnhofstrasse and Rennweg, Augustinergasse, which happens to be a street and a tram stop is one of the main attractions of Zurich. Augustinergasse connects bustling Bahnhofstrasse with the St. Peterhofstatt “oasis” in the picturesque Old Town. This small street within the town of Zurich, lead from St. Peterhofstatt at the St. Peter church, passing the former Augustine monastery below the Lindenhof hill, towards the Kecinstürlin gate at the southern Fröschengraben moat during the middle ages. In the medieval times, Augustinergasse used to be the hub of artisans and rich factory owners who … Continue reading

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Zurich in central Switzerland is among Europe’s coolest cities to visit and it provides from very wide and interesting range of centers of the tourist attractions and activities. Below are listed some most common and attractive activities that a person can enjoy in Zurich. •    Excursions: Zurich is an ideal spot for many a good numbers of excursion tours around the area. The excursion tour on railway carries one primarily through the picturesque and scenic journey through woods. On the excursion tour around the Zurich area you can enjoy and there can have a fine view of the snowy summits … Continue reading

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•    Overview of the Hotel: The hotel is situated at and close to the central Bahnhofstrasse shopping street, 550 yards from Zurich Main Train Station. It offers air-conditioned rooms with free wired internet and Nespresso machines. International cuisine, gourmet Swiss specialties and vegetarian dishes are provided there in the 2 restaurants of the Best Western Premier Hotel Glockenhof. It too has a tranquil garden terrace. The hotel has total 91 rooms and it is the chain of the Best Western. •    Amenities at the Hotel: With respect to amenities in the hotel the prominent ones are as restaurant, bar, newspapers, … Continue reading

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The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich or preferable said as the ETH Zürich (ETHZ) is an engineering, science and technology university in the City of Zurich. Similar to its associate institute École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), is an integral part of the ETH Domain that is directly works under the Federal Department of Home Affairs. ETHZ has reputation being as one of the top ranked universities of the world and many a times are equated as equivalent to the   American M.I.T. As according to the focus and attentions that it pays to the leading research and academic excellence, … Continue reading

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•    Overview of the Hotel: The Central Plaza Hotel is a century old hotel that maintains the very high standard in services and has large lounges, an excellent restaurant and a big piano bar. The location of the hotel is in center of Zurich at the Central Square, between the main train station and the old town and looks towards the Limmat River. Bahnhofstrasse, Zurich’s most popular shopping street, the banks, several museums and other art galleries are about a few steps away from here. The hotel has total 105 rooms. •    Amenities at the Hotel: As for amenities in … Continue reading

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The present day Zurich presently stretches outside the natural limits of the hills and stretches beyond the limits of hills and even includes some neighboring as in the Northeast in the Glatt Valley (German: Glattal) and to the north in the Limmat Valley (German: Limmattal). The Limmat Valley is a river valley and a region in the cantons of Zürich and Aargau in Switzerland. Limmat is a long river that is situated in the cantons of Zürich (ZH) and Aargau (AG). Limmat is extension of the Linth river, and gets renamed as from the point of emergence from Lake Zürich, … Continue reading

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•    Overview of the Hotel: This hotel is located at close to the peaceful neighbor of the center of Zurich and provides the well furnished rooms in nine well preserved historic houses and parking on site. Wi-Fi is available there absolutely for free of charge. The Gourmet Swiss cuisine is provided there in the modern and state of the art restaurant. The renowned Bahnhofstrasse shopping street there is located about 220 yards away from the Widder Hotel. The hotel has about 49 rooms and it is the chain of the Design Hotels. •    Amenities at the Hotel: As for amenities … Continue reading

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The Centre Le Corbusier or Heidi Weber Museum is a sophisticated and state of the art museum aptly according to the name of legendary Swiss architect Le Corbusier for whom memory and works this museum is made. The museum in city of Zurich is dedicated to the work of the Swiss architect Le Corbusier. In year, 1960, the Heidi Weber came up with an idea to form a museum designed and developed by Le Corbusier. The purpose of the museum as conceptualized by Heidi was to show out and exhibit the works of the architect in an ideal environment. The … Continue reading

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•    Overview of the Hotel:This is a contemporary five star hotel at the center of Zurich; situated at the cities financial and commercial district a few steps away from the fashionable Bahnhofstrasse shopping street, Lake Zurich, the Zürich Kongresshaus and the Old Town. The newly constructed hotel combines both the latest updated architecture and technology with the latest comfort amenities in hotel guest room design. Hotel facilities there includes a health club with a gym, 2 treatment rooms as well as separate facilities for women and men along  with steam rooms and saunas for peaceful relaxation. The hotel has about … Continue reading

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The old Botanical Garden Zürich is a botanical garden and arboretum in Zürich, Switzerland. However, officially, there are about two botanical gardens as ranging to the University of Zurich. In 1977, there open a new facilities at Zollikerstrasse in Weinegg quarter (district 8), and there so named Botanical garden at the former «zur Katz» bastion in City quarter near to Sihlporte. The existence of the first botanical garden was based upon the Conrad Gessner’s private herbarium. Gessner descendant, physician and naturalist Johannes Gessner established in 1746 Zürich’s first botanical garden, in coordination with botanical society. In 1833, the Canton of … Continue reading