Get Inspired / Switzerland Zurich, Switzerland - Highlights swiss-image.ch swiss-image.ch Ashley Palmero Share on email Print this article Share on Facebook Get Inspired / Switzerland Zurich, Switzerland - Highlights story by: Mike Williams Fraumünster Church – This 13th century church is most well known for the stunning stained glass windows created by Marc Chagall in 1967. Limmatquai – The street in Zürich’s old town, along the waterfront of the River Limmat. It passes by the Grossmünster and the Water Church as well as many of Zürich’s Guildhalls and the Rathaus, Zürich’s Parliament building. A must do wander. Lindenhof – The hill and square in the heart of the old town, and one time Roman fort, has magnificent views over the old town. Kunsthaus – This Museum of Fine Arts is home to an amazing collection of Alberto Giacometti stick-figure sculptures, Monets, Van Goghs, Rodin sculptures and other 19th and 20th century art. Bürkliterasse – This is a long lakefront esplanade that is an ideal spot to sit and relax under the trees. In clear weather you can enjoy marvellous views across the lake to the Alps. Niederdorf – This historic neighbourhood is perfect for strolling by day, it is a pedestrian area and a shopper’s paradise with lots of boutiques hidden away in alleys. At night it turns into party central. Fondue – (melted cheese in a central pot) and Raclette (cheese melted in small portions, served with potatoes and pickles) are a Swiss delicacy and you’ll find plenty of places specialising in these, especially in the old town. James Joyce’s Grave – He took refuge in Zürich during World War I and spent his days writing one of English literatures best pieces “Ulysses”. After the war Joyce returned to Zürich and died in 1941 - you can see his grave in Flunten Cemetery marked by a statue of him. Enquire Now First name* Last name* Email* Phone How can we help? My preferred House of Travel Store* Select Outlet Auckland Albany: Auckland North Botany Junction: Auckland South Browns Bay: Auckland North Devonport: Auckland North Ellerslie: Auckland Central Hobsonville: Auckland West Howick: Auckland East Milford: Auckland North New Lynn: LynnMall Auckland West Newmarket: Auckland Central Orewa: Auckland North Parnell: Auckland Central Ponsonby: Auckland Central Remuera: Auckland Central St Heliers: Auckland East Takanini: Auckland South Takapuna: Auckland North Whangaparaoa: Auckland North Bay of Plenty Mt Maunganui Papamoa Rotorua Taupo Tauranga CBD the Crossing Canterbury Ashburton Barrington: Christchurch South Christchurch City: Christchurch Central Ferrymead: Christchurch East High Street Lanes: Christchurch Central Hornby: Christchurch West Merivale: Christchurch Central Northlands: Papanui Christchurch North Rangiora Riccarton: Christchurch Central Shirley: Christchurch North Timaru Upper Riccarton: Christchurch West Hawke's Bay / Gisborne Havelock North Jenny Nilsson: Hastings Nelson / Marlborough Blenheim Motueka Nelson Richmond Northland Kerikeri: Northland Whangarei: Northland Otago / Southland Alexandra Balclutha Dunedin Lakers Gore Lakers Invercargill Oamaru Wakatipu: Queenstown Wanaka Taranaki / Manawatu Broadway: Palmerston North New Plymouth Stephen Parsons: Palmerston North Wanganui Waikato Calder & Lawson: Hamilton East Cambridge Coromandel: Whangamata Hamilton: Hamilton Central Matamata Morrinsville Taupo Te Awamutu Wellington / Wairarapa Featherston Street: Wellington City Hunter St CBD: Wellington City Johnsonville: Wellington North Kapiti Coast: Paraparaumu Lower Hutt: Wellington North Masterton West Coast Greymouth Hokitika Westport I would like to receive email updates on the latest HOT holiday deals HOT Privacy Statement * required fields Similar Journeys Add or remove from Wishlist Top 5 Club Med ski resorts for families Read more Add or remove from Wishlist Germany and Switzerland... more than just beer & chocolate Read more Done this? Tell your friends about it.