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A
The macaron-like
Luxemburgerli –
another famous
treat from
Sprungli.
B
Niederdorf has
a wide range of
restaurants to
choose from.
C
The herb patch
at Frau Gerolds
Garten.
D
The Viadukt is
home to a stretch
of shops, delis,
galleries and a
large market hall.
whitefish. My favourite is the
fischknusperli (battered and
deep-fried pieces of fish).
For traditional Swiss
cuisine in an opulent setting,
head to Restaurant zum
Kropf (
zumkropf.ch
) for Zuri
Gschnatzlets (chopped veal
Zurich-style with rosti). If
you fancy a pizza or pasta,
there’s Ristorante Italia
(
Zeughausstrasse 61, Tel: 41
43 233 8844
) and La Cucina
(
Luisenstrasse 40, Tel: 41 44
271 3740
).
For coffee lovers, Cafe
GETTING AROUND
The city centre is relatively
small and easy to walk around.
Or you can rent a bicycle. It’s
free during the day – your
deposit of CHF 20 (US$22) is
refundable. There’s a charge of
CHF 10 to keep it overnight.
TOP EATS
Fischer’s Fritz (
fischers-fritz.
ch
) – a 15-minute bus ride
from Burkliplatz – is a brilliant
option in summer. Located by
the lake, the restaurant serves
fresh fish like perch, char and
Henrici (
Niederdorfstrasse 1,
Tel: 41 44 251 5454
) serves
a great brew and delicious
pastries. I love going to La
Stanza (
Bleicherweg 10, Tel:
41 43 817 6282
) not only for
the coffee, but also because
it is so authentically Italian.
SHOP TILL YOU DROP
Besides designer stores, the
renowned Bahnhofstrasse
has nice department stores.
My favourite is Globus
(
globus.ch
) – the groceries
section is amazing.
A
B
Zurich,
Switzerland
NADJA MORA
, public
relations and marketing
assistant with Singapore
Airlines’ Zurich office,
shares what she loves about
Switzerland’s largest city.