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Historic, affluent, and cultured, Zurich is both Switzerland’s largest city and one of its prime travel destinations. Whether you go for sightseeing or high-quality museums, the city has all the ingredients for a sophisticated travel experience. And if you’re looking for something a bit more active, the snow-capped Swiss mountains are never too far away. These are three of the most interesting attractions in and around Zurich:
- Kunsthaus Zürich. Open since 1910, but always developing and having undergone a large extension in 2020, the Kunsthaus is one of Switzerland’s most notable cultural institutions, and a visit to it would be a dream come true for any art lover. The museum’s impressive collection includes works by renowned masters such as Munch, van Gogh, Magritte, and Rousseau. Visit the museum’s website to learn more about admission hours and buying tickets in advance.
- Ethnographic Museum. Another interesting cultural center, the ethnographic museum is dedicated to the myths, rituals, and cultures of peoples of the world. Very broad in scope, the museum covers the lives of such varied groups as the peoples of the Arctic, Great Plains of North America, Himalayas, Horn of Africa, and more. Belonging to the University of Zurich, the museum is located within the territory of Zurich’s Old Botanical Garden and Arboretum.
- Bahnhofstrasse. Zurich's main shopping street is one of the most popular destinations in the city. It is home to high-end fashion boutiques, luxury department stores, and fine dining restaurants.
- Altstadt. This charming old town of Zurich is home to a range of historic buildings, churches, and landmarks. Visitors can stroll through narrow streets and alleyways, taking in the many colorful buildings and charming cafes that line the way.
- Grossmünster. The Zurich Cathedral is one of the city's most iconic landmarks. The Romanesque-style church was built in the 12th century, and its two tall towers can be seen from all over the city.
- Uetliberg. Located just a short train ride from the city center, Uetliberg is a popular destination for visitors enjoying stunning views of Zurich and the Swiss Alps. At the top of the mountain, visitors can enjoy panoramic views of the city, the Limmat River, and the surrounding countryside.
- Lake Zurich. Surrounded by rolling hills and lush forests, Lake Zurich is a popular destination for visitors, which stretches over 25 kilometers. Many picturesque towns and villages line the shore, from the historic town of Rapperswil, with its stunning castle, to the picturesque village of Küsnacht, with its elegant lakeside villas. The lake is home to various water activities, including boating, swimming, and fishing.
- Baden. One of the most popular day trips, Baden is an old and famous spa town to the northwest of Zurich (its name means ‘bath’ in German). In addition to its geothermal springs, many of which can be enjoyed to this day, Baden is also notable for its attractive castles like Stein Castle and Bailiff’s Castle (the latter is also home to the Baden History Museum). The drive from Zurich takes only about 35 minutes.
- The Rhine Falls. This is one of the most spectacular natural wonders in Switzerland, located north of Zurich airport, near Schaffhausen. The Rhine Falls is a breathtaking sight, with its powerful rush of water cascading down a rocky cliff, creating a thunderous roar that can be heard from miles away. At 150 meters wide and 23 meters high, the Rhine Falls is one of the largest waterfalls in Europe, making it a popular tourist destination for visitors from all over the world.
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- Station wagons - from $91 per day
- Large cars - from $84 per day
- Medium cars - from $65 per day
- Vans - from $116 per day
- Premium cars - from $82 per day
- Small cars - from $62 per day
- SUVs - from $76 per day
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Zurich Airport (ZRH)
- IATA: ZRH
- ICAO: LSZH
- Name: Zurich Airport (ZRH)
- Distance from city: 5.6 miles / 9 km
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|Popular suppliers||Alamo, Europcar, Explore Vacations AG, Hertz, Enterprise|
|Popular car categories||SUVs, Small cars, Medium cars, Vans|
|Lowest price||$62 per day|
Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers
|Alamo||Volkswagen Polo||4||2||Small cars|
|Explore Vacations AG||Nissan Qashqai||5||4||SUVs|
|Hertz||Citroen C3||5||2||Small cars|
|Hertz||Volkswagen Polo||4||2||Small cars|
|Explore Vacations AG||Volkswagen Golf||5||2||Medium cars|
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