You Must See if in Zurich

Zurich is the largest city in Switzerland and it is fair to say one of the cities that has quite friendly residents. Upon my arrival to Zurich airport with my four legged travel companion Suzi we immediately made a friend. Lady that lives not far from the city center was quick to share few great tips. She noted that they have a free bike rental system and their public transit is smoothly organized. If you decide to visit ZurichCard is a great option as you get few free perks and discounts on shopping, museums and upon dinning culinary surprises.

IMG_1378  IMG_1379

As a major contemporary art destination visit of  Kunsthaus and The Rietberg Museum is recommended , while those who prefer shopping can indulge on Bahnhofstrasse. Niederdorf is part of Zurich’s old town and also has plenty of great fancy stores.

DSC_3619_DxO DSC_3788_89_90_tonemapped_DxO

Marc Chagall’s stained glass windows in the Fraumunster Church ( Women’s Minister in translation) are a must see and only few minutes away is St. Peter Church which is the oldest parish in the city. Until 1911 it was used as a fire watch post.  More importantly is has the largest clock face in Europe.  The Grossmünster church is another landmark of Zurich. Legend has it that it was built on the graves of the city’s patron saints, Felix and Regula.

DSC_3765_6_7_tonemapped_DxO  IMG_1377

Bürkliplatz is great for a little relaxation. It has a perfect view on the lake and you can see the Alps. Opera House is near by and even though it is the smallest of the world’s large opera houses with approximately 1,100 seats it is one of the best in the world.

Birth place of Dadaism-The Cabaret Voltaire. You can discover all about the mix of art and absurd in the Spiegelgasse street.


The promenade Limmatquai named after river Limmat is full of restaurants and fancy shops. We do recommend you opt for one of the boat rides on the river where many swans and ducks are their residents. For boat and water lovers there are few other cruise options from lake Zurich.


For the view from the top Lindenhof is ideal. Former Roman Fort is now a meeting point for tourist, couples, Zurich’s residents and for passionate chess players.

Zurich has something for everyone and for party animals 500 clubs and bars, including several in swimming pools. I believe that will be enough for more than one great night out.


These sights are a must see. I didn’t go into details as for my next visit to Zurich I will focus more on hot spots, hotels, restaurants and best chocolate places .


*additional photos

About author


Tijana is an entertainment journalist and television personality. Born in Serbia, Tijana moved to the United States as an international student. Upon graduating, she worked as a news anchor for the National Television Channel in Serbia. Since, she came back to New York City and has covered high end social events,red carpets, film premieres, and fashion shows. Some of her most noted interviews are with Oscar de la Renta, Joan Rivers, Kelsey Grammar, Bette Midler, Debra Messing, Ashanti and many more. She was a regular on Wetpaint’s show, The Tea.
    Related posts
    CelebrityCultureFashionFashion Week

    “Latin Ignition” from Emilio Estefan and Consuelo Vanderbilt

    Grammy-winning producer Emilio Estefan united during New York Fashion Week with Consuelo…
    Read more

    Mikail Akar Impresses New York Art Scene

    Wonderkind and art prodigy Mikail Akar is making waves in the art world at the tender age of just…
    Read more
    Food And DrinksRestaurants and DiningTravel

    Saint Martin Annual Gastronomy Festival

    Saint Martin is an island in the northeastern Caribbean Sea, divided into two parts: the French side…
    Read more
    Join The Special Circle

    Keep it POPPING with POP Style TV !

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *