Photogallery: Switzerland: Zurich – The Gem of Helvetia
Switzerland: Zurich – The Gem of Helvetia
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Zurich is the largest city in Switzerland. There are many beautiful places to visit among them ZOO Zurich, a home to over 375 animal species. Another interesting place is, without any doubt, focusTerra. It will take you for a dynamic walk through the history of our planet. Don't forget to visit the peak of Uetliberg. Up from there you may enjoy amazing vista over the city and Lake Zurich.
Text: Oskár Mažgút
Photos: Mário Lipovský
Today, we take you once again to Zurich. This time we visit ETH Zurich university, one of world's leading universities in technology and nature sciences.
This time we visit a small European country whose immediate neighbors are Austria and Switzerland. If you think it is Liechtenstein, do you think it is right. This principality extends into the Rhine Valley, surrounded by the majestic Alps.
Today, we take a look at Zurich from bird's eye for we make a hike onto Üetliberg hill which belongs to the Albis mountains. The main train station in the town will be our point of start. Here we get on a train and take ride to the hill.
Zurich means for tourists primarily city of Limmat River and slightly high, but more beautiful historic centre. But for the Swiss is primarily of financial capital across the country. If Zurich fell down, and would fell the all Swiss economy, almost as famous as their watches.
Swiss Zurich is not only a very cosmopolitan city where everyone feels really like at home, but also an area that the history can touch you very intensively. This is true despite the fact that most sites you can see not in one day, but few hours. Despite this the people remains on their memory, which are hardly deletes from the head.
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