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Zurich is one of the best cities of Switzerland where one can visit for relaxed and cool holidays or vacations. This city offers a variety of attractions and several activities that you cannot indulge all within a single day. When it comes to excursions, there is availability of rail transport which always passes through woods. Immediately from the arrival site, one will be able to view the snow on the summit of the Alps or even enjoy a walk on the steep path leading to the terrace of the restaurant. You can proceed to the top of the Belvedere tower where you can see a sweeping panorama of the Zurich district at large, Lake Zurich, the Limmat valley, Alpine ranges and Limmat River among others.

Zurich city is also known as a city of roses. This is so because Rapperswil that is next to the Lake Zurich provides the city with special attractions for the visitors. This small town consists of rose gardens, deer park, castle, and picturesque among others. One can take a train just along Lake Zurich to the Rapperswil. Zurich city also have a chocolate factory which acts as a museum and one has to follow the set schedule before visiting these chocolate factories. Zurich also has beautiful cities such as the Bern, which is a city of magic known as the world’s cultural heritage. Bern has attractions such as, shopping arcades, clock tower, bear pits and heraldic animals among others.

Another main attraction in Zurich city is the sports, especially during summer. Swimming is one of the main sports that attract several people from other parts of the world during summer. The city has several activities; both outdoor and indoor, especially the swimming sports around River Limmat. Another activity is strolling especially along the shores of the Lake Zurich where there is an arboretum.  Winter sports also attract several individuals. It offers an opportunity for several winter activities such as ice skating, ice climbing, cross country skiing, skiing, curling, sliding, zorbing, snow shoe trekking and snow tubing among others. There is also availability of indoor sports facilities which may include tennis, swimming, bowling, squash and fitness among others.

Entertainment is another thing that attracts both local and international tourists. The Opera house has a good reputation since it was started to date. In general, Zurich city has attractive townscape good shopping facilities, enjoyable sports and nice historic chapels.

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