Guidebook - Zurich flat

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Guidebook - Zurich flat

Swimming

Swimming at the lake ( free of charge)
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China Garden
138 Bellerivestrasse
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Swimming at the lake ( free of charge)
Swimming in the lake (free of charge)
Rentenwiese
37 General-Guisan-Quai
Swimming in the lake (free of charge)
Best place to swim in the river and very close to the flat (10min walk)
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Oberer Letten
Kloster Fahr-Weg
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Best place to swim in the river and very close to the flat (10min walk)

Food scene

Food & Drinks
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Frau Gerolds Garten
23 Geroldstrasse
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Food & Drinks
Authentic swiss food!
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Zeughauskeller
28A Bahnhofstrasse
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Authentic swiss food!
Next to the flat very good Mexican food
El Alebrije
107 Weinbergstrasse
Next to the flat very good Mexican food
Best burgers in town!
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The Bite
15 Brauerstrasse
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Best burgers in town!
Oldest vegetarian restaurant in the world
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Haus Hiltl
28 Sihlstrasse
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Oldest vegetarian restaurant in the world

Neighbourhoods

Nightlife area but also red light district
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Aussersihl
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Nightlife area but also red light district
Neighbourhood of our flat is very central and old district with nice architecture in Zurich. Less touristic and very calm.
District 6
Neighbourhood of our flat is very central and old district with nice architecture in Zurich. Less touristic and very calm.
Old city of Zurich and the city center with many shops and restaurant, but also very touristic
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Altstadt
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Old city of Zurich and the city center with many shops and restaurant, but also very touristic
Modern part of the city with many restaurants and bars! Explore the area around Prime tower and Viaduct!
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Industriequartier
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Modern part of the city with many restaurants and bars! Explore the area around Prime tower and Viaduct!

Sightseeing

Hill next to city with a great view of the city. Use train S10 from main station to go there form the final station you need to walk around 15min up hill to reach the top! Be aware the that you need an extra zone for the train, it’s not part of the city of Zurich zone (110)
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Uetliberg
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Hill next to city with a great view of the city. Use train S10 from main station to go there form the final station you need to walk around 15min up hill to reach the top! Be aware the that you need an extra zone for the train, it’s not part of the city of Zurich zone (110)
Less known alternative to Uetliberg but also with a nice view of the city. You can use the small cable car to go up, which is included in the public transport ticket of the city (zone 110). From our flat is about 15min walk to the cable car station.
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Seilbahn Rigiblick station
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Less known alternative to Uetliberg but also with a nice view of the city. You can use the small cable car to go up, which is included in the public transport ticket of the city (zone 110). From our flat is about 15min walk to the cable car station.
Walk over the bridge from both sides of the road to get a nice view of the lake & alps and to the old town
Quaibrücke, Zürich
Quaibrücke
Walk over the bridge from both sides of the road to get a nice view of the lake & alps and to the old town
Nice view of the city. Use the red cable car to go up from Central (tram station) or you can walk from the flat 15min. It’s the the public terrace of the ETH university (Albert Einstein).
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Polyterrasse ETH station
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Nice view of the city. Use the red cable car to go up from Central (tram station) or you can walk from the flat 15min. It’s the the public terrace of the ETH university (Albert Einstein).
Nice little park very close to the flat (4min walk)
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Beckenhof
35 Beckenhofstrasse
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Nice little park very close to the flat (4min walk)

Nightlife

Nice bar in a side street of Langstrasse
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Kasheme
56 Neugasse
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Nice bar in a side street of Langstrasse
Bar in the middle of main nightlife area
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Les Garcons
92 Langstrasse
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Bar in the middle of main nightlife area
One of the oldest and most famous club in Zurich open on the weekend until late in the morning. They also have a restaurant which is open during the day
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Hive
5 Geroldstrasse
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One of the oldest and most famous club in Zurich open on the weekend until late in the morning. They also have a restaurant which is open during the day

Borgartillaga

Samgöngur

Get a 24h ticket for zone 110

With this ticket you can use all bus, tram, train and even boats inside the city zone (110). watch out to where the zone end, so for example the airport is in another zone. Fines are very high when you have none or the wrong ticket. You can enter without showing the ticket but the control regularly.
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Buy drinks in Coop or Migros

Buy all your drinks and water in supermarkets (Migros, Coop, Aldi, Denner, Lidl) avoid takeaway, kiosk etc as they are charging up to 5x more then supermarkets. Be aware that Migros doesn’t sell alcohol
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Avoid taxis

Taxis are very expensive, just to entering you pay already 10 francs, then they charge a lot per minute and km. Use public transport or walk :)
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Don’t pay for swimming in the lake or river

There are many spots at the lake or river where you can enter for free.