Zurich offers a unique fusion of modern lifestyle and historical architecture which is coveted around the world. Marvelling at the heritage of Old Town churches and the museum, admiring the breath-taking views of snow-capped mountains from the aerial cable ride are one of the few things to do in the city. A day trip to Jungfraujoch – Top of Europe is an unforgettable experience. A scenic ride through picturesque hamlets and mountains leads to Europe’s longest glacier offering stunning views of the Swiss Alps.
Just like its tourist attractions, Zurich boasts of some amazing hotels ranging from budget to boutique and luxury properties. Widder Hotel enjoys a great location and matches up to city’s character with its historic aura and contemporary design. If you fancy the quaint old town charm and that too in a budget, Marktgasse Hotel is perfection with its every room having a unique design. Another 5 star hotel on the lake side is Eden Au Lac and has a classic style. With stylishly crafted interiors, spectacular Alpine views and extravagant dining options, it redefines luxury and opulence.
Altstadt: An old town with cobbled streets, takes pride in the architectural excellence of its churches, museums and Lindenhof square which is a shopping paradise.
Rietberg Museum: It is one of the biggest museums of the country and houses arts which focus on Asia, America, Africa and Oceania.
Uetliberg: Overlooking the Zurich city and lake, this mountain plateau can be reached by a small walking trail or a short train ride from Zurich offers an added advantage of stunning views.
Swiss National Museum: The museum offers a tour of the prehistoric times and has carefully preserved the history and cultural heritage of the country. Located in the old town area, it has a collection of sculptures, paintings, furnishings, handicrafts and household items.
Lindenhof: Located on Lindenhof Hill, one can enjoy a peaceful walk along with banks of Limmat river. The outer area of the square houses old mansions and Lindenhof fortification.
Best Luxury: Widder Hotel, a five star hotel, is located in the city centre and treasures city’s best bars and restaurants.
Best Mid Range: Located in the heart of the city, Marktgasse is a tasteful combination of old architecture and modern furniture.
Best Budget: Hotel Coronado is located at a ten minutes’ train ride from the city centre and a short walk from Swiss National Museum. One can get a variety of restaurants nearby.