Bahnhofstrasse, Zurich

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Indulge your inner shopaholic with a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, one of the most expensive shopping streets in the world. The elegant avenue runs from the city's main train station all the way to the city's eponymous lake. Largely pedestrianized, the thoroughfare dates back to the 1860s, when city planners decided to fill in and pave a ditch in front of the demolished city walls. Take a stroll and window-shop at upscale stores selling everything from diamond rings and fur coats, to fine chocolates and branded watches. Two of Switzerland's biggest banks have their headquarters on this avenue; the bank vaults below street level allegedly contain huge reserves of gold and silver. Add Bahnhofstrasse and other attractions to your Zurich trip itinerary using our Zurich tour planner.
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  • The Bahnhofstrasse does not lose its appeal, and all well-known fashion labels and watch brands still present themselves here. An absolute must walk along here. Bahnhofstrasse leads directly to the beautiful Lake Zurich in the background.
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  • If here in Zurich for more days then you can spend a day here around. From good branded shops to attractive display of art.  more »
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