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Address: Runs north-south west of Limmat River, Zurich, Switzerland
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
Activities: Shopping
Description: This famous pedestrian street offers the best in world-class shopping...
This famous pedestrian street offers the best in world-class shopping opportunities and is also home to some of the world's most important banks.
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The street is lined with numerous high-end jewelry and clothing shops

I spent one afternoon at Bahnhofstrasse during a recent business trip in Zurich. This street is located across the river from the old city area (the historical area of Zurich... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 9, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

Sadly the same names here that are in New York. Multiple Starbucks, McDonalds, H&M, Tiffany, Chanel. I felt like I could have been walking in NYC, Los Angeles, Hong Kong or Tokyo. I recommend getting off the main drag and exploring some of the side streets where the interesting local shops still seem to exist. Just my two cents.

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

This is the place where my credit card found it's limit. Nice tearooms allow breaks and give a wonderful sight on this perfect shopping-mile.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I spent one afternoon at Bahnhofstrasse during a recent business trip in Zurich. This street is located across the river from the old city area (the historical area of Zurich). The street is lined with numerous high-end jewelry and clothing shops. It is like Rodeo Drive on steroids. For most people it is a lot of window-shopping! There are two... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Bahnhofstrasse is Zurich's upscale shopping street. Think Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills but Swiss. Many well-known top tier shops and fun people watching. Shopping was not a bargain though even with dollar being strong. Prices are quite high in Zurich.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I would have given this main shopping centre 5 stars, but I'm a bloke and shops and 5 stars don't go too well. However, it really is a delightful place to visit under the lights. Lots of street side entertainment, from bands and carol singers to vans selling lovely food. Recommend a visit for Christmas shopping.

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Naantali, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Famous "diamond street"! A lot of expensive shoppes, but also cheap little shops and shopping centers , as well as , of course, chocolatiers!

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Manama, Bahrain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

I have been to many shopping avenues around the world, including the world famous champs élysées in Paris, but in my opinion none can compare with Bahnhofstrasse. All the high end designers you can think of are here, and I've never seen as many people actually shopping in these stores as opposed to just window shopping or browsing as I've... More 

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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Not much of a shopper but if you are so inclined for the high-end high-priced items, this is the place!

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Cleveland, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

If you enjoy window shopping then you can visit this famed street at any time of day. However, since most of the stores close at 5 and 6 if you wish visit them its best to get there earlier in the day. Be prepared to pay $$$$$$ but if your looking for premium brands then this street has them all.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

However, most can only look. How do these people make a living? Everything is at least double, triple priced. Definitely worth a stroll, however.

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