Zurich is the largest city in Switzerland, with a population of some 390,000 in the city proper and 1.2 million in the agglomeration area. Zurich is on Lake Zurich, where the lake flows into the River Limmat, in the north of Switzerland.
Popular Vacation Hotspots in Zurich (ZRH), Switzerland
As a lifestyle capital on the water, Zurich offers the unique mix of discovery, pleasure, nature and culture. The finest culinary highlights, unlimited shopping pleasure, over 50 museums and more than 100 galleries, Switzerland's liveliest nightlife, numerous events and countless green oases in the center of the city tempt guests to linger and enjoy.
Lowest Airfares to Zurich (ZRH), Switzerland
We work hard to find the lowest airfares to all your destinations. To book your trip right away, use our booking search to reserve your tickets online instantly.
Popular Tourist Destinations in Zurich (ZRH), Switzerland
Grossmünster, Zwingliplatz - Old Romanesque church, symbol of reformed Zurich, where reformer Huldrych Zwingli was appointed the people's priest in 1519. Go up the tower for a great view of Zurich, though the stairs can be quite small and steep.
Fraumünster, Kämbelgasse - Old Gothic church (former convent) with window paintings made by Marc Chagall.
Landesmuseum, Museumstrasse - The biggest Swiss history museum. You can also learn about the various traditions of the cantons comprising Switzerland.
Kunsthaus, Heimplatz, - One of the major Swiss art museums. Its specialties are modern sculpture Giacometti and the surrealist 18th Century painter Fuseli, both Swiss.
Schanzengraben. A small canal that used to be part of the city fortifications between Limmat and Sihl. From the main station, go to Gessnerallee, find the stairways down to the tiny creek, and walk all the way to the lake.
Rietberg Museum, Gablerstrasse - One of Europe's best collections of Asian art (mainly Indian drawings).
Langstrasse. Red light ateliers and stylish bars start to coexist side by side to the about 15 strip clubs.
Zoo, Zürichbergstrasse - With the new Masoala Rainforest Hall, the Zoo is really worth a visit!
Lake Promenade. Especially during summer, the lake is a beautiful place to spend the evening or the weekend. Starting from Bellevue, the boardwalk goes for about three kilometers along the lake towards Tiefenbrunnen. About halfway from Bellevue there is a meadow where you will find thousands of people on a sunny day.
Chinese Garden, - This small but beautiful Chinese garden was offered to the city of Zurich by the Chinese city of Kunming as symbol of gratitude after Zurich helped Kunming with technical knowledge.
Le Corbusier House, (near Chinese Garden), - A beautiful, modern villa planned by the famous Swiss architect.
Lindenhof. The hill in the heart of the old town. A beautiful view of the city and one time location of a Roman fort.
Niederdorf. The old town offers beautiful alleys, restaurants and shopping mainly aimed at younger consumers.
Bahnhofstrasse. One of the busiest and best known shopping streets in the world. Highly refined. Certainly a must-see for every tourist in Zurich!
Museum Buehrle, Zollikerstrasse - A rich private art collection worth visiting - although a little less rich after a recent brazen robbery in broad daylight.
Jacob Coffee Museum, - An original museum which describes the evolution of coffee and different aspects of the culture that has developed around it.
Zurich West. This modern quarter used to be an industrial one, but modern urban developments made it into a centre of vibrant night life. Take the tram to Dammweg and browse the Viadukt food market before wandering through the many new boutique shops under the arches of an abandoned rail viaduct, finishing up at the famous Freitag tower.
Beyer Watch Museum, - The Beyer Watch museum is located downstairs from the very fancy (and expensive) Beyer Store on Bahnhofstrasse.
5 stars and 4 stars Hotels near Zurich Kloten Airport Zurich (ZRH), Switzerland
Khalsa Travel can provide you with the best fares to Zurich and all destinations worldwide. Use our search engine to book online today and compare top airlines at the lowest prices from the comfort of your home or office.