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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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  • This is a must go place while in Zurich . I don’t know if actually it’s reasonable to shop here , didn’t dare get prices of anything . But saying that it’s lovely to window shop and take in the...  more »
  • Wide street with every brand you could ever want if that’s your thing then walk this wide street from the main train station all the way to Lake Zurich and I’m sure you’ll find a way to spend a lot...  more »

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