About Zurich

Zurich is the largest city (380 500 inhabitants) in Switzerland, and one of the world's largest financial centers. It is well known for its high quality of life (it was ranked first in the world from 2006 to 2008, and second in 2010).

Zurich is located at the top of Lake Zurich and not far from the alps. Therefore people here can always enjoy a beautiful natural view. The special combination of old-architecture buildings, water and mountains makes it one of the most beautiful cities in Europe and in the world.

Here are some interesting places in Zurich:


Being more than 850m high, the Uetliberg offers a panoramic view of the entire city.

Zoo/ Masoala Rainforest
A part of the Masoala Rainforest (Madagascar) is in the Zurich zoo.

Swiss National Museum
Next to the Zurich main station you find one of the most important museums in Europe.

This Church is a symbol of the Protestant Reformation

University of Zurich / ETHZ

Zurich is the home of two world-class universities: the University of Zurich (UZH), founded in 1833 and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETHZ), founded in 1854.


and of course the beautiful lake of Zurich

External links

You can visit these websites for more information about Zurich:

Pictures from www.switzerland-trips.com