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Jun
2018
What to see in Switzerland
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Crystal clear mountain air, alpine climate, impeccable level of tourist infrastructure, beautiful landscapes, medieval architecture – all this can be enjoyed by coming to Switzerland . The country is famous for the presence of a lot of interesting places, which should be appreciated by connoisseurs of European culture and history. Season of rest in Switzerland The choice of […]

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2018
Sights of Zurich. Mount Utliberg
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Mount Utliberg , located in the vicinity of Zurich , is one of the most beautiful places in this region of Switzerland . Magnificent natural landscapes are combined here with the purest mountain air, and a good location relative to the city, makes it easy to get to the fans of outdoor activities. In winter, the mountain is a great success for […]

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2018
Sights of Zurich. Kunsthaus Museum of Fine Arts
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The Kunsthaus Museum of Fine Arts , located on Heimplatz Square in Zurich , is widely known in Europe for its magnificent art gallery, which includes the works of the greatest masters from around the world. The main collections belong to the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, although there are earlier works of painting among the expositions. Opened in the Victorian […]

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Jun
2018
Sights of Zurich. Town Hall
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The town hall is one of the main historical buildings of Zurich . This building was built on the banks of the Limmat River, at the very end of the 17th century, becoming a model of the classic baroque. Despite the fact that more than 300 years have passed since then, the structure has been perfectly preserved and today it […]

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Jun
2018
Sights of Zurich. Banhofstrasse Street
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The street Bahnhofstrasse , stretching for almost 1.5 km in the center of Zurich , is the main commercial center of this Swiss city. This name, found in different languages ​​in dozens of European cities, translates as “station street”, which only to a small extent reflects its essence. Out of a hundred analogues, only this one got world fame. For a […]

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Jun
2018
Sights of Zurich. Funicular Polyban
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Funicular Polyban is the oldest lift in Zurich . Initially called Zurichbergbach, it was launched in 1889 to make life easier for students at the University of Zurich, who before the vehicle was established, had to overcome the hilly slope that stretched from the city embankment directly to the school. Funicular faithfully served the citizens until the 70-ies of the […]

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Jun
2018
Sights of Zurich. Grossmunster Church
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The Grossmunster church , which adorns the urban landscapes of Zurich , is one of its main religious buildings. It was built along the banks of the Limmat River back in the middle ages, at the site of the former Carolingian temple. Previously, the monastery was a monastery, according to legend, the founder of which was Charles the Great, whose […]

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Jun
2018
Sights of Zurich. Church of St. Peter
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St. Peter’s Church is the oldest in Zurich , and it is known for its giant tower clock, whose dial diameter is just under 9 meters. The minute hand is 4 meters long. The present building of the temple was built in the very beginning of the XVIII century, in the era of Protestantism, although the first monastery originated on […]

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Jun
2018
Sights of Zurich. Zurich Zoo
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The Zurich Zoo was founded in 1929 and since then is one of the favorite places of leisure for residents of Zurich and the numerous tourists who come to this region of Switzerland. It is completely different from the usual zoos in Moscow or St. Petersburg, acting as a real guide to the world of wildlife. Not being in the […]

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Jun
2018
Sights of Zurich. Swiss National Museum
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The Swiss National Museum , located near the Central Station ofZurich , is not only the pride of this city, but also the cultural and historical heritage of all of Switzerland . The museum building was built in 1898, with the participation of the architect Gustav Hullom, who decided to perform the construction in the style of eclecticism. In its form […]