<p>The <b>Arboretum</b> is a <a href="/pages/w/106221946076389">botanical garden</a>, <a href="/pages/w/111864035499453">public park</a> and <a href="/pages/w/113689785311076">arboretum</a> in the <a href="/pages/w/106292996069444">Swiss</a> city of <a href="/pages/w/111864262166420">Zürich</a> in Switzerland.
The Bahnhofstrasse forms the heart of the city of Zurich. The historic boulevard enjoys an excellent reputation worldwide, because it combines excellence, elegance, tradition and quality on a street. The attractive offer fulfills shopping wishes for all requirements and the diverse gastronomy invites you to linger.
Do you want to smell the scent of the tropics? Or admire the odd plants that grow there? Breathe in the smells of the Mediterranean? Admire the flowering alpine roses? The travel agency that can take you to these faraway holiday destinations is called the Botanical Garden of the University of Zurich.
The Foundation E.G. Bührle Collection (Stiftung Sammlung E. G. Bührle) was established by the Bührle family in Zürich, Switzerland to bring to public viewing Emil Georg Bührle's important collection of European sculptures and paintings. The Foundation's art museum is in a Zurich villa adjoining Bührle's former home.
The Fraumünster Church is open to visitors throughout the year except during services and events: November 1st until December 31st 10:00 – 16:00. January 1st until February 29th 10:00 – 17:00. March 1st until October 31st 10:00 – 18:00. Please see our calendar for services, events, and special hours.
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Greifensee was a bailiwick (Landvogtei, Amt), of Rapperswil, of Toggenburg and of Zürich, during 1300–1798. On January 7, 1300, Greifensee was given by Elisabeth von Rapperswil-Habsburg-Laufenburg, the sister of Rudolf V, Count of Rapperswil, to the nobleman Hermann II of Landenberg.
Lindenhof is a tree-covered park in the city of Zurich with wonderful views to the River Limmat, the Lake Zurich and to the Niederdorf. Lindenhof is a tree-covered park in the city of Zurich with wonderful views to the River Limmat, the Lake Zurich and to the Niederdorf.
The Old Botanical Garden (German: Alter Botanischer Garten) is a botanical garden and arboretum in the Swiss city of Zürich. The garden is, among the neighbored Schanzengraben moat and the Bauschänzli bastion, one of the last remains of the Baroque fortifications of Zürich, that was begun in 1642.
Pfannenstiel is a picturesque area, and the upper side of the mountain houses four restaurants overlooking Lake Zürich, Etzel, Zimmerberg, Albis, Uetliberg to the south and to the west, and Greifensee, Glattal, Bachtel and Zürcher Oberland to the north and east.
In1976, saved on the last bell thanks to the support of a Swiss bank, the historic Polybahn was subject to comprehensive revision back in 1996. Today it’s fitted with state-of-the-art technics - and the mountain station boasts the same original red colour of its original beginnings since 2001.
Predigerkirche is one of the four main churches of the old town of Zürich, Switzerland, besides Fraumünster, Grossmünster and St. Peter. First built in 1231 AD as a Romanesque church of the then Dominican Predigerkloster, the Basilica was converted in the first half of the 14th century, the choir between 1308 and 1350 rebuilt, and an for that time unusual high bell tower was built, regarded as most high Gothic edifice in Zürich.
The Rieterpark is Zurich's largest and most impressive landscape garden and is located in the Zurich Enge area of the city, not far from Lake Zurich. The park and its villa (today known as Museum Rietberg) were built in 1855 and were taken over at the end of the 19th century by the Winterthur industrial family Rieter, becoming the property of the city in 1945.
The structure was a mighty fortification as well as an expression of power, and it represented the self-confidence of the city of Zurich. Schanzengraben has been an idyllic pedestrian zone since 1984, which leads from Zurich's Main Railway Station over a boardwalk and sandstone slabs to the lake.
The Strandbad Mythenquai on Lake Zurich opened back in 1922. Nowadays, it has a 250 meter (820 ft)-long sandy beach and a large grassy area for sunbathing. There are also diving platforms of three different heights (1, 3 & 5 meters/ approx. 3, 10 & 16 feet), table tennis tables, barbecue sites, and a restaurant serving healthy culinary delights from Hiltl.
Sukkulenten-Sammlung Zürich, literally succulent plant collection of the city of Zürich, is a botanical garden in the Swiss municipality of Zürich. It also houses a botanic library, a herbarium and the International Organizations for Succulent Plant Research (IOS).
With its permanent exhibition, special exhibitions and numerous events, in addition to special offers for schools and groups, the Zoological Museum contributes an important part to the education and the independent formation of public opinion. It raises awareness and enthusiasm for the beauty, diversity and value of nature.
The Museum tells the story of Zurich, the economic and industrial changes in the city leading to urban mobility and the development of the city transport network (ZKH). The museum visitor will find a new exhibition area with a continually changing programme and an equally active display for Trams.
Zürich Wilderness Park (German: Wildnispark Zürich) is a wilderness park near the city of Zürich in Switzerland. It includes the Sihlwald forest, the largest mixed deciduous and coniferous forest in the Swiss Mittelland, and the Langenberg Wildlife Park, the oldest Swiss wildlife park.
The Zürich Zoologischer Garten (Zürich Zoological Garden) is a zoo located in Zürich, Switzerland. Opened in 1929, it accumulated a collection of 2,200 specimens of 300 species by its seventy-fifth year. It is located on Zürichbergstrasse, on the lower reaches of the Zürichberg in the Fluntern quarter.