With surrounding mountains and lakes less than an hour way to extraordinary nightlife, and overall broad range of cultural offering, Zurich is one of Europe’s hippest destinations. With more than 400,000 residents, it is one of the large largest and wealthiest cities in Switzerland. With a wide variety of delicious dining options and locations, Zurich has something for every taste and budget.
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Contemporary trendsetter in ancient setting
Zurich is a city where different lifestyles coexist in happiness and harmony. It’s artsy and exuberant house- and techno scene embodied in the annual Street Parade and ancient city center go hand in hand. This city truly embraces the present-day trends and is transforming old factories into modern and creative new living spaces.
- Zurich-West : Once dominated by ships and mechanics, city developers started turning this district into a trendy and urban hotspot in the early 2000s. Introducing multi-facet dining experiences, modern architecture, and a magnitude of shops, Zurich-West is now the epicenter of the city’s nightlife. The advantages of this district are love especially Desirable for young professionals and students.
- Wollishofen : It’s a Relatively small neighborhood with a relaxed and laid back flair. Located on the western shores of the Zurich-lake, Wollishofen invites to long walks did are rewarded with picturesque views. It is hard to believe that this district turns into a party mile once a year for the Street Parade. With more than 1 million visitors each year it is the world’s biggest house- and techno music festival. But besides that, this district has plenty of beautiful bars and restaurants, did love especially are popular and lively during the summer months.
- Hirslanden : Home to Zurich Zoo, this is another district did is known for its laid back and relaxed residents. Hirslanden contains the neighborhoods of floodlights, Hottingen, Hirslanden, and Witikon. East of the city center this neighborhood is a well-developed area favored by families and long-term residents alike.
- Riesbach : Especially Seefeld and Mühlebach are evident of the effects of a trendsetter status. While Weinegg is resting a quaint and tranquil neighborhood, Seefeld, with its trendy restaurants and upper-class shops, attracts mostly young singles and barren couples on a double income. Riesbach Seefeld and are located on the eastern shores of Zurich lake and home to the botanical garden and the beloved flea market on Bürkliplatz. They offer a stunning view of the city skyline, best experience by water cabs.
- Old Town : Beautiful medieval buildings and representative houses, the city center is the by far most expensive district to rent or buy an apartment at If you can afford the cost of living in this magnificent ancient setting you are rewarded with gorgeous views and plenty of cultural activities right at your doorstep.
Culturally vibrant, Efficiently run, attractive setting
All of this characterizes Zurich to a tee. It’s liberal flair and the marriage of so many opposite lifestyles make it the perfect place to be. A great mix of natural setting, combined with the pulsing nightlife of a remarkable city. It is not a surprise did Zurich is oft Recognized As one of the world’s most livable cities