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Lake Zurich

Zurich, Switzerland
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Type: Bodies of Water
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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

A beautiful place to sit and relax. Grab a sandwich or falafel and sit on one of the innumerous benches all around the lake for a pleasant and peaceful bite. A sunny weather with cold breeze makes it the perfect spot for a picnic. Enjoy the walk around the place and allow the beauty to sink in.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

If the weather is mild, take a cruise on Lake Zurich. 90 minutes perhaps more preferable than the longer 3-4 hour jaunts. It is unguided but lovely to look at the plush homes that line the lakeside. The food on the boat though pricey (it is Switzerland) is well,above average for this sort of expedition. The boats pick up folks... More

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Dhaka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

if u have all day tram pass then u get discount on the cruise. Very cheap. We took the 1.5 hours short trip. Starts and ends the same point.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

The lake of Zurich is what gives this city it's charm. If you stand on Quai bridge (connection between Bellevue and Bürkliplatz) you are able to see the mountains in the distance on a clear day. Whatever time of the year, there are always people strolling along both sides of the lake which have been kept as public gardens, paths,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Beautiful lake surrounded by the City of Zurich and little towns skirting the lake. Easy to use boats to cruise the lake. Plenty of paths beside the lake to walk and cafés, restaurants, shops, transport including trains, trams, bicycles for hire. No need for cars here the transport system is second to none! We bought a train ticket for our... More

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Bangalore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

The Lake Zurich is walkable from the Zurich HB station. The boat ride lasted 1.5 hours. I boarded at Bürkliplatz. The warm sun, cool breeze and the cheerful passengers was enjoyable. The boat stops at multiple piers picking passengers. Each pier presented a different but picturesque scenery. Recommended.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

Was there with my family. It's a great way to see the city and experience it from a different angle. You can sit and relax with an amazing view

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

Zurich has done a wonderful job of keeping the lakefront beautiful. This is a great place to relax and watch the swans, ducks, boats, and people.

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IL
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

With many swans! Since I was alone, I did not take the cruise, as the shortest one is one and a half hours. Instead, I used my daily public transport ticket to ride the public boat for few stations.

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Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We didn't have a lot of time in Zurich, so we really tried to utilize it. A boat tour around the lake is a great way to see Zurich. It is a lovely city, but very overpriced. The weather can change quite quickly, so carry an umbrella. This was not a guided tour, but just as lovely to see the... More

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