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Zentralbibliothek Zürich - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

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About Zentralbibliothek Zürich

The Zentralbibliothek Zürich (ZB) is the cantonal, city and university library of Zurich. With over six million documents and more than half a million visitors per year, the ZB is one of the largest Swiss libraries. It currently houses some 5.1 million items, among these 3.9 million printed volumes, 124,000 manuscripts, 243,000 maps and 560,000 microfiches.

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Predigerkirche Zürich

Predigerkirche Zürich

0.03km from Zentralbibliothek Zürich

Predigerkirche is one of the four main churches of the old town of Zürich, Switzerland, besides Fraumünster, Grossmünster, and St. Peter. First built in 1231 AD as a Romanesque church of the then Dominican Predigerkloster, the Basilica was converted in the first half of the 14th century, the choir between 1308 and 1350 rebuilt, and a for that time unusual high bell tower was built, regarded as the highest Gothic edifice in Zürich.

Polybahn

Polybahn

0.27km from Zentralbibliothek Zürich

The Polybahn, also known as the UBS Polybahn, is a funicular railway in the city of Zürich, Switzerland. The line links the Central square with the terrace by the main building of ETH Zürich, and from which the railway derives its name. Previous names for the line include the SBG Polybahn and the Zürichbergbahn. The line is owned by the banking group UBS AG and operated on their behalf by the municipal transport operator Verkehrsbetriebe Zürich.

ETH Zürich Hauptgebäude

ETH Zürich Hauptgebäude

0.33km from Zentralbibliothek Zürich

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

Lindenhof

Lindenhof

0.35km from Zentralbibliothek Zürich

The historical site of the Roman castle. Currently, there is very little of it remains, and it serves as a recreational space, a green oasis, and automobile free space in the old historic city center. Its elevated position makes it a favorite point for tourists to get an overview of the geography of old Zürich.

Limmatquai

Limmatquai

0.35km from Zentralbibliothek Zürich

Limmatquai is a street in the Swiss city of Zürich. It is named after the Limmat, and it follows the right-hand bank of that river for about 1 kilometre through the Altstadt, or historical core, of the city. The street was once important for both road and public transportation, but today sections of it form a pedestrian zone shared with Zürich's trams, effectively forming a northern extension of the Seeuferanlage promenades that ring the shores of Lake Zürich.

Zürich's Town Hall (Zürich Rathaus)

Zürich's Town Hall (Zürich Rathaus)

0.36km from Zentralbibliothek Zürich

The Rathaus was built from 1694-1698. It served as the seat of government and administration of the Republic of Zurich until 1798. The canton of Zurich owns it since 1803, and it houses both legislative chambers, the cantonal parliament as well as the City Parliament. It was one of the iconic buildings in this area and has so much historical significance.

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Most populated area of Switzerland. Zurich is among the world's largest financial centers despite having a relatively small population. Zurich city is home to many financial institutions and banking companies.

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