Monthly Archives: June 2012

Sight-seeing Lucerne in less than an hour

[This is my second posting on our all-day bus trip from Zurich to Lucerne and Mt Titlis on May 11, 2012. See The Road to Lucerne for my first posting.] Our first stop in Lucerne was at a little park … Continue reading

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The Road to Lucerne

We wanted to spend at least one of our four days in Switzerland experiencing the Alps and so we signed up at our hotel outside Zurich to take an all-day bus trip to Lucerne and then ride on cable cars … Continue reading

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Zurich’s Picturesque Niederdorfstrasse Area

After visiting two of Zurich’s three great churches we continued our walk up the east side of the Limmat River. Our objective was to explore the area around Niederdorfstrasse and then return to the city’s central train terminal and call … Continue reading

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Zurich’s Seepromenade

We walked across the Quaibrucke from Burkliplatz at the end of Bahnhofstrasse to Bellevue and lingered for awhile at the Seepromenade along the Utoquai before continuing our walk up the east side of the Limmat River.  It was a gorgeous … Continue reading

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Zurich’s Magnificent Churches

What would Zurich’s skyline be without its three great churches? Fraumunster and St Peter dominate the west side of the Limmat River and I took several pictures of them as we walked up the east side toward Grossmunster, the third … Continue reading

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Poster Art in Zurich

There I was standing on the middle of the Quaibrucke gazing at aldstadt (old town) Zurich in all its splendor when I noticed what looked like a display of poster art on the Limmatquai near the river steps. So I … Continue reading

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The Most Expensive Street in Europe

It’s called the Bahnhofstrasse and it runs for about a mile from Zurich’s central train station to the docks on Lake Zurich.  It’s also the third most expensive street in the world (based on the cost to rent) behind New … Continue reading

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