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Bahnhofstrasse

Runs north-south west of Limmat River, Zurich, Switzerland
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Ranked #12 of 96 attractions in Zurich
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Activities: Shopping
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description: 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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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Lots of small and large shops, street carts, great shopping and people watching. Great Zurich people watching!

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Hugh range of shopping but at a price. New York has 5th Avenue, Zurich has Bahnhoffstrasse. Great places to eat and also watch the world go buy :)

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Spokane, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Very expensive and people shop here? We were hungy, craving for American food after a week of eating local dishes. It was time to eat some burgers at Burger King so we went there. The combo meals with fries and drink cost 3-4 times more. Most expensive BK whopper combo I've ever had.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Zurich is one of Europe's most expensive cities. Big contrast to Vienna which to me is much cheaper. The entire shopping Mile is so full of all the big brands in the world and come with a huge price tag. The cafes line all side streets and most parts of old town main streets as well and seem to be... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This is a shopping street like any other shopping streets in the world. It's a good walk during a cold autumn night with some street vendors. But overall, nothing special.

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

There are many big brands in the town but the price of the shops are similiar to that of many countries. I will suggest not to visit the place unless you are in Zurich for shopping!

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

The area is nice. Very centrally located. You can find a lot of things here which are worth shopping. However, as expected, shopping is expensive. But you do get some good stuff here

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This is the main shopping and main street of Zurich. Don't miss the Chocolate shop at the start of this street. The street starts at Zurich main station and goes all the way up to Lake Zurich. Fantastic place to take a walk. And make sure you go there on a weekday or Saturday as most of the shops are... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

When booking make sure you pay in the currency of the country you are travelling to or from! Take lightweight luggage, flat shoes as there are loads of steps! OK if you are young, fit etc.

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Senggigi, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

If you plan to do shopping in Zurich, then, you have to go to this area as this is the place where every brand shops are!

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