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Attractions to explore nearby Greifensee

GreifenseeGreifensee, Switzerland

The nature reserve around the Greifensee lake is a paradise for all those who like to be out and about in the fresh air.  It was a beautiful experience for cyclists, hikers, and also for families. There are also so many picnic areas and bathing points on the way.

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Loorenkopf6.07 KMs away from Greifensee

Loorenkopf tower is a 33 m high freestanding wood lattice tower on Adlisberg, north of Witikon in Zürich which was built in 1954. The views from the tower are truly mesmerizing and it gives a wonderful experience of natural beauty.

Adlisberg6.43 KMs away from Greifensee

A beautiful wooded mountain which was located in the heart of Zurich.  Its highest point is about 200 metres above the Lake Zürich. The mountain range is part of a chain of hills — among them Käferberg, Forch, and Pfannenstiel — between Greifensee and Lake Zürich.

FIFA headquarters8.08 KMs away from Greifensee

The headquarters of FIFA is a distinctive complex in Zürich. The complex has served as the official headquarters of FIFA since its completion in 2006. It is located on the Zürichberg, a wooded hill in District 7. As well as offices, the complex includes a fitness center, a meditation room, geographically themed parks, and a full-size international football pitch.

Zürich Tram Museum8.20 KMs away from Greifensee

The Zurich Tram Museum offers a great rainy day activity for kids. The museum is essentially a large garage bay that holds several historical models of Zurich’s trams. As soon as you enter the museum, your child is given a ticket that they can validate in a machine. Then you can make your rounds getting in and looking at all the old Zurich trams.

Zoo Zürich8.22 KMs away from Greifensee

One of the best zoo in Europe and it has a collection of 2,200 specimens of 300 species by its seventy-fifth year. The zoo is located in the heart of Zurich and is easily accessible from all parts of Switzerland. There are also so many events taking place where all the animals are performing.

Pfannenstiel8.28 KMs away from Greifensee

Pfannenstiel is a wooded mountain respectively a region overlooking the Lake Zürich and Zürcher Oberland in the canton of Zürich in Switzerland. Pfannenstiel is a picturesque area, and the upper side of the mountain houses four restaurants overlooking Lake Zürich, Etzel, Zimmerberg, Albis, Uetliberg to the south and to the west, and Greifensee, Glattal, Bachtel, and Zürcher Oberland to the north and east.

Zürichberg8.75 KMs away from Greifensee

The Zürichberg is a wooded hill rising to 679 m, overlooking Lake Zürich and located immediately to the east of the city of Zürich, Switzerland, between the valleys of the Limmat and the Glatt rivers. Its highest point is about 270 meters above the Limmat and it is part of a chain of hills, such as Käferberg, Adlisberg, Forch, and Pfannenstiel, between the Greifensee/Glattal and Lake Zürich.

Nordamerika Native Museum NONAM8.84 KMs away from Greifensee

The North American Native Museum, abbreviated NONAM, is a Museum run by the City of Zurich. It specializes in the conservation, documentation, and presentation of ethnographic objects and art of Native American, First Nation, and Inuit cultures. A part of the museum's collections is on permanent display on the second floor, organized according to the cultural areas of the Americas frequently used in the cultural anthropology of North America.

Foundation E.G. Bührle9.00 KMs away from Greifensee

The E.G. Bührle Collection is one of the most prestigious private art collections. It comprises medieval wood carvings and paintings by the old masters, but above all works by French artists of the 19th and 20th centuries. This art museum was established by the Bührle family to make Emil Georg Bührle's collection of European sculptures and paintings available to the public.

Botanical Garden9.02 KMs away from Greifensee

The Botanic Garden of the University of Zurich, part of the Institute of Systematic Botany, serves research, teaching, public education, and recreation. About 9’000 plant species are cultivated on the grounds. A special goal is to have a good representation of worldwide plant diversity, European plants, and special collections, which are built up and maintained by research groups, such as water plants and primitive flowering plants.

China Garden9.69 KMs away from Greifensee

The Chinese Garden is classed as a temple garden and is one of the highest-ranking gardens outside of China. It is located right by the lake at the Zürichhorn and was a gift from the city’s Chinese partner town of Kunming. At the center is a pond with a small island, pavilions and even a small palace on the banks.

Le Corbusier House9.76 KMs away from Greifensee

The Pavillon Le Corbusier is a museum in Zürich, designed by and dedicated to the famous Swiss architect Charles-Édouard Jeanneret, best known as Le Corbusier. It is the last building designed by Le Corbusier marking a radical change of his achievement of using concrete and stone, framed in steel and glass, in the 1960s created as a signpost for the future.

Kunsthaus Zürich9.90 KMs away from Greifensee

This art museum houses one of the most important art collections in Switzerland, assembled over the years by the local art association called Zürcher Kunstgesellschaft. The collection spans from the Middle Ages to contemporary art, with an emphasis on Swiss art.

ETH Zürich Hauptgebäude9.96 KMs away from Greifensee

As of August 2018, 32 Nobel laureates, 4 Fields Medalists, and 1 Turing Award winner have been affiliated with the Institute, including Albert Einstein!

Zürich Opera House9.99 KMs away from Greifensee

The Zurich Opera House is the smallest of the world's large opera houses with approximately 1,100 seats. There were around 250 performances take place every year featuring international stars.