Downtown Zurich - Be There in Just a Few Minutes
Find Out Here the Zürich Top Attractions
All of Zurich's main sight seeing attractions are just a few minutes away by tram or train from Hotel Sternen Oerlikon. Excellent public transport takes you comfortably to the city centre, Niederdorf, Bahnhofstrasse or Lake Zurich. Your perfect guide about what to do and places to visit in Zürich.
The large marketplace behind Oerlikon Railway Station and near the exhibition center tempts visitors with breads, delicious “Zopf” (a braided Swiss bread), freshly caught fish, cheeses and pasta, as well as vegetables and fruit directly from the producer. The selection of fresh mushrooms, herbs and spices, as well as all sizes and variations of gorgeous bouquets provide fantastic variety.
Wednesday 6am – 11am
Saturday 6am – 12pm
Where ships were once built and engines bolted together, art, design, food, culture shopping and architecture are now the center of attention. Factories have moved away, leaving their vast expanses of space that creative minds have taken advantage of.
Up above the city of Zurich, spanning a surface of approx. 27 hectares, is Switzerland’s largest and most frequently visited cultural and educational institution: Zoo Zurich. The popular nationwide excursion destination wants people to connect to animals and encourage them to play an active role in conservation and the protection of species.
The Mayor’s Department provides a wide range of services:
Its responsibilities and departments include on the one hand the civic services (births, deaths and marriages as well as residents’ registration), but also the Archives, the Statistics Office, the Cultural Affairs Office and the Office for Urban Development including City and Neighborhood Development, the Office for Cross-Cultural Issues, the Economic Development and the Office for Foreign Affairs.
The Zurich Opera House is one of the best in the world. In 2014 it received the Opera Company of the Year award at the International Opera Awards. Two hundred and fifty performances take place here every year.
The Chinese Garden is located right by the lake at the Zürichhorn and was a gift from the city’s Chinese partner town of Kunming. At the center is a pond with a small island, pavilions and even a small palace on the banks. It is classed as a temple garden and is one of the highest-ranking gardens outside of China.