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City of Zurich

Zurich, at 408m, is the largest city in Switzerland and the capital of the canton of Zurich. It covers an area of 91,88 km² and is home to 404.783 people. Along with Munich and Vienna, Zurich is the city with the best quality of living according to Mercer‘s Quality of Living City Ranking.

Things to Do in Zürich

Zürich is a vibrant city with about 250 hotels ranging from simple youth hostels to 5-star luxury hotel. The city has the largest number of nightclubs in the country – Zürich is one of the best places to party in Europe. But Zürich has also a lot to offer during the day, such as the old city situated on either side of the river Limmat.

Here you find expensive and high-class shops along the famous Bahnhofsstraße. Banks such as the Swiss National Bank or the world famous Confiserie Sprüngli are headquartered in this neighbourhood. Zürich is a leading financial centre and global city. The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zürich) is listed among the top universities in the world.