Comfort Hotel Royal Zurich
Phone: (41) 44 2665959
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One of the two funiculars operating within the city of Zurich, the Polybahn funicular is a popular attraction among tourists with its quaint historic charm and fun rides around the city. For the mere price of 1.20 francs, the funicular will take you through historic buildings, streets, squares, bridges and meadows. A must try for all tourists!
Though this train station is an impressive building of its own, not to mention a major thoroughfare for countless travelers every day, it may be better known for the neighborhood that has grown around it. Bahnhofstrasse is now synonymous with the high-class shopping center in this cosmopolitan city and has a lot of traffic moving through the station. As you move through Hauptbahnhof, take a minute to stop and look around. The architecture is brilliant here. A great place to orient yourself with the city, there are many tourist-information desks and kiosks that offer tours to the wandering visitors.
Arrived in Zurich and left your laptop behind? A visit to the local cyber-café in a case such as this is imperative. And a recommended spot would be this smart and clean joint in the 6th District. Popular with the locals, the hub sees folks from all walks of life hunkering down in front of well-updated computers, browsing for work or fun. With its focus on network games, the venue is even choc-a-bloc with a lot of geeks and kids who spend hours vanquishing the latest virtual baddie. With good rates and a chilled-out ambiance, this is certainly value for money.
This university is the largest in the country. Its history dates back to the 1830s. Notable alumni of the university include Albert Einstein.
Meet up with friends and surf the internet at this snazzy cybercafe in the city. Glass paneling, updated hardware and software topped off with a high-speed connection, makes E-Cafe Urania a pleasure to visit. The joint has undergone a face-lift to emerge with new laptops, printers, a fax machine and a photocopier in its goodie-bag. Burn CDs of your favorite music, compile notes for that latest assignment or catch up with an old friend online. When your tummy rings the hunger bell, simply hop over to the snack section and grab a sandwich or the Nussgipfel, a local delicacy.
Gare Routière - Limmasstrasse is a local bus station located along Limmasstrasse in Zurich. The station connects major parts of Zurich and also offers regular shuttle services to the airport. Besides this, the station also doubles up as a venue for concerts, local celebrations and other community gatherings.
This store caters to all of your Mac and iPod needs. Stop in to check out the latest games, software, and accessories. If you're traveling, the staff can direct you towards all the adapters you need for your electronics. Many locations also offer workshops on how to use their various products. See their website for more information and a calendar of events.
Churches have been a part of rich culture in any Christian region, mainly in the European parts. The Wasserkirche also known as the Water church has distinct architecture like the rest of the city. It was known for its cult sects and though records show that the original sanctuary was built in the 10th Century, the complete structure was constructed in 1486. It became the city's public library, the first of its kind in 1634 and was one of the bases of the the University of Zurich. During its long history, it went through a series of changes in its use, however since the 1940s it is used by the Evangelical-Reformed State Church of the Canton of Zürich. This intricate, late-Gothic building will transport you to the medieval times with its antiquity. It is also renowned for its cultural events.
Zürich is the largest city in Switzerland, and is also its prime cultural and commercial center. The city is renowned for its great beauty, and many surveys and polls conducted over the years have awarded Zürich the title of being the city with the best quality of life. Zürich, with a highly-developed rail system is a prime railway hub in Europe. The high-speed TGV trains that halt at Zürich is a major feature feature of the modernized Zürich. Visitors can also travel within Zurich on public trams, buses and boats, besides the regular private transport. Zürich is also famous for being a spot to rejuvenate the body and mind, and has many health and fitness centers that tourists can visit. But it's not always all peace and quiet in Zürich. That's because the night definitely comes alive with more than 500 venues in the city that are open way after midnight. So whatever may be your reason, Zürich has something for everyone!
Planning a wedding, or want to impress an important client? Ferry the concerned parties around in a posh, sleek, black or grey limo from Werner Keim. Comfort, safety and punctuality are the traits of the service, topped by an, efficient, multi-lingual chauffeur. Big names like BMW, Audi and Mercedes mark the stretch vehicles, while a couple of Volkswagen vans that can carry a group of seven to eight picnickers with a heavy load of supplies are perfect for a day trip into the woods. The rides promise to be smooth, so you can read, relax with a glass of wine, or work in the space within. Round trips and link-ups with local companies are also on offer. Check the website for other details.
This club may not be spacious but has a lot to offer in the fitness department. Located in the heart of the city, the Luxor Sports Club offers a gold and silver membership scheme as well as daily passes. A plethora of workouts await you including cycling, pilates, strength training, aerobics, squash, martial arts and much, much more. Once you're done with your workout, relax with a steam and sauna, a massage or just unwind at the club snack bar. This establishment also offers childcare facilities. Check the website for details.
Located in the city center, this historic city church is solely dedicated to St. Jacob. Besides its regular religious celebrations, the church also plays host to concerts, exhibitions and other local gatherings. Check the website for more details.