Zurich-a Global Center for Banking and Finance
Switzerland, known as a country of watches and the world best chocolates, has a lot to offer to visitors and tourists worldwide. If you have to travel to Zurich-a global centre for banking and finance try to explore it, you won’t be disappointed.
What to do in Zurich?
Depending on your preferences you should not miss some of the town’s landmarks:
- Grossmunster– Romanesque-style Protestant church, one of the four major churches in the city.
- Bahnhofstrasse– main downtown street and one of the world’s more expensive and exclusive shopping avenues.
- Uetliberg– a mountain in the Swiss plateau, part of the Albis chain, rising to 870 m.
Where to dine in Zurich?
If you are up to a fine dinner, you should head to one of the Michelin star restaurants in Zurich. Pavillon– a two-star restaurant where you can enjoy traditional French cuisine, Rico’s– two-star restaurant is colourful, fresh and unique, situated on Lake Zurich. Widder– another two-star restaurant where chef Stefan Heilemann takes his quest to a genuine culinary adventure.
Where to entertain in Zurich?
Suppose you are up to the nightlife and want to take a chance you can visit the Casino Zurich– Switzerland’s largest casino with over 300 gaming machines and 22 gaming tables. And if you are a fan of chocolate, you should not miss Lindt Home of chocolate. This interactive multimedia exhibition guides a visitor through seven different chocolate worlds which appeal to all senses.
Where to stay in Zurich?
Luxury Hotel Park Hyatt, a 5-star hotel, is located in the heart of Zurich, just steps away from the fashionable Bahnhofstrasse shopping street, Lake Zurich and the Old Town. It has a health club with a gym, steam bath, sauna and treatment rooms. You can admire chefs at work at the show kitchen of the Parkhuus restaurant, within floor-to-ceiling glass on three sides. A 2-storey wine library houses 3000 bottles of wine and has its spiral staircase for access. The stylish ONYX bar has a variety of beverages to offer, while The Lounge features comfortable lounge chairs and sofas, as well as an open fireplace. Breakfast and light dining, afternoon high tea, and freshly ground coffee served. Park Hyatt Zurich displays avant-garde architecture, contemporary art and spacious accommodations within the elegant, glass-fronted exterior, and Park Corner Suite offers remarkable city views.