Zurich is the financial capital of Switzerland and one of the best places to visit and to explore Swiss city life. It has some amazing World Class restaurants, museums and a huge lake with views of the distant Alps. You can see some amazing things like Gross Munster Church, spend time at the Old Town, visit the FIFA Museum and Enjoy a scenic Cruise on Zurich Lake.
Lake Zurich is filled with the most gorgeous shade of turquoise fresh water which is clear and runs through the whole city. It is a must to visit when in Zurich. People love spending their evenings around this place. You can also find a number of restaurants around this place.
Old town is right in the heart of Zurich, with its old rustic charm for centuries. And the beauty of this place is the river that runs right through the heart of Zurich. You can lose yourself for hours in the winding streets of this historic centre. People just enjoy the view and love spending time at this place.
It can be clearly seen along the river, as it stands out. This Church has impressive stain glass windows and bronze door and its towers are also one of the best places to get a view of the city. It is one of the four major churches in the city. The twin towers of the Grossmunster are regarded as one of the most recognised landmark in the city. It has beautiful architecture .
Cruise over to Rapperswil
To enjoy the lake, take a boat ride to the picturesque and romantic town of Rapperswil. This is one of the most beautiful towns in the region, and you will get a fantastic view of the mountains as you head down the lake. At Rapperswil you can soak up the history of the old town or visit the castle on the hill. The ride is comfortable and extremely scenic. Experiencing the cruise on Zurich Lake is a great option.
Zurich is the home of the FIFA World Football museum. Inside there is a quite significant collection of unique football memorabilia along with lots of interactive media exhibits and best of all, a giant pinball machine where you can test your skills. So, if you are interested in the crazy world of football, this is definitely worth a spot to visit. The best part is the giant pinball Machine.
Indulge in Swiss Chocolate
Switzerland is the home of chocolate. In the heart of Zurich there are quite a few options where you can indulge in some great chocolate options. You can head to any of the many Sprüngli or Läderach chocolate shops around the centre of Zurich (there are a bunch in the main station or along Bahnhofstrasse). Both are best chocolates. If you want to taste chocolate in liquid form you can visit one of the best homemade hot chocolate producers in town (Schober’s) while you are taking your tour around the old town.