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How to spend 2 full days in Zurich

Updated: Feb 6

Zurich, Switzerland is a must see location for any traveler no matter the time of year. There is always something for everyone!

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Top Attractions:

- Linderhof Hill - Great viewpoint looking over the city and a public square in the historic center of Zürich.

- Faumunster Church - This church was built on the remains of a former abbey for aristocratic women which was founded in 853 by Louis the German for his daughter Hildegard.

- Church of St. Peter - This Church is the oldest parish church in Zurich – with the original 9th century foundation walls still seen today!

- Polybahn - also known as the UBS Polybahn, is a funicular railway line that links the Central square with the terrace by the main building of ETH Zürich.

- Niederdorf - part of the old town, is known for its medieval streets and squares, cathedrals like the Romanesque Grossmünster, and Limmatquai promenade, with views of Lake Zurich.

- Karlstrurn at Grossmunster - 187 stairs to the most beautiful view over Zurich, definitely avoid if you have a fear of heights!

- Zurich Opera House - Located at the Sechseläutenplatz, it has been the home of the Zürich Opera since 1891, and also houses the Bernhard-Theater Zürich. It is also home to the Zürich Ballet.

- Lindt Home of Chocolate - A towering chocolate fountain, museum exhibits on production & hands-on workshops with chocolatiers.

- Swiss National Museum - Here you will receive a comprehensive overview of Switzerland's history while being surrounded by incredible architecture throughout the museum.

- Kunsthaus Zurich - One of the most important collections in Switzerland, featuring art from the 13th century to the present day!

- Chinagarten Zurich - The Chinese Garden is located right by the lake at the Zürichhorn and was a gift from the city's Chinese partner town of Kunming.

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