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Bellevue Square

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Address: Zurich, Switzerland
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THE CHESS

CHESS games always going on in the square, kids playing and moms and dads watching, and not just in the day we have walked from dinner at 8:00 pm and activity still going on . In... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 19, 2015
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83 reviews 83 reviews
61 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

CHESS games always going on in the square, kids playing and moms and dads watching, and not just in the day we have walked from dinner at 8:00 pm and activity still going on . In January its 30's 40's some snow but the playing does not stop, LIFE IS GOOD HERE

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Hamburg, Germany
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

...it's open space...you findall kinds of shops, Restaurants (including the best "Kalbsbratwurst"!), cinema etc. and it's spacious with an open view to the lake, to the Opera house...you can spend hours there...and it's close to "old Zurich", to the "Bahnhofstrasse"...

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Meilen, Switzerland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

As a pedestrian you just don't feel save. Cars, tramways, buses....it is a real pity that everyone has to cross this place in order to pass the city.

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Bagshot, United Kingdom
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Bellevue square is more of a central point for catching trams and starting a lake walk, the Bratwurst stand on the corner is excellent and it was lovely to eat this Swiss street food by the lake as an economical lunch in the sun

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Zurich has many places to go - lots of green and the Lake Zurich. But if you are living here or visiting you will come across Bellevue some time. It is one out of five big intersections of traffic and tramways and busses. A rondell (round) building offers a bar in the center of the tramway station. If you take... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

The square itself is nothing to write home about but at the water's edge there are great views over Lake Zurich and you can watch people feeding the swans. I must admit to sitting here for a while after spending time walking around the old town.

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Jackson, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

It seems that many from Zurich come down to this nice square by the Opera house to come to meet and enjoy their friends on a nice summer afternoon. Great for watching people! It's close to Lake Zurich and near the trolly lines.

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Thessaloniki Region, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

If you are in Zürich do not miss a sunset at the lakeside, but do jump in to the Movenpick Icecream shop, that is a must if you have a sweet tooth. To me the best ice-cream ever, I always come-by, even on winter days.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We took on Zurich for a 14 1/2 hour layover last week and decided to split our group so that everyone could do their own thing. We decided to meet at Bellevue Square as it is conveniently located in the heart of the city close proximity to the lake, the Limmat River and other downtown restaurants and attractions. The place... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Since Bellevue has been renovated it's become a great meeting place in good weather. There are cafes along the sides, a fountain where children can play in good weather, ample space to ride bicycle and scooter, a car park just below and the Zurich Opera house. If you feel like a treat, head over to Mövenpick for the best ice... More 

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