is the banking capital of the world. Its international
banking presence makes it an easy pick to store most of the major European wealth.
The huge presence of banks can be easily noticed along the Bahnofstrasse and especially
at the Paradeplatz. Zurich also has a magnificent university, and has a powerful
research facility. The intricate infrastructure makes Zurich an appealing city
to hold conferences and many other business functions. Zurich is quickly becoming
a strong contender for many of the world’s attractive destinations to visit
and prides itself in its world wide financial empire.
This 12th-century cathedral has both historical and architectural significance:
Ulrich Zwingli led an important sect of the Reformation from here in the early
1500s, and the cathedral's twin towers serve as perhaps the most recognizable
landmarks in modern Zürich.
Attraction type: Historic site; Architectural building; Place of worship; Lookout
St. Peter Church (St. Peterskirche)
One of the oldest churches in the city, this cathedral is best known for having
the largest clock face in Europe.
Attraction type: Architectural building
This prominent 13th-century Gothic cathedral is perhaps best known for one of
its more recent additions, stained-glass windows designed by Marc Chagall in
Attraction type: Place of worship; Architectural bu