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Katzensee - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Katzensee, Switzerland

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About Katzensee

Katzensee is a lake on the border of the city of Zürich and Regensdorf in the Canton of Zürich, Switzerland. Its surface area is 36 ha (89 acres). There's also the public bath/lido Strandbad Katzensee on its southernly shore.

Attractions Near Katzensee

Werdinsel3.54km from Katzensee

An island in the city: beyond the lake and the river, Zurich offers this attraction too. It just feels different to be surrounded by water from every side, the island in question is reachable through pedestrian bridges.

MFO Park
MFO Park4.31km from Katzensee

The MFO-Park is a public park in the Oerlikon quarter of the Swiss city of Zürich. The area to the north of Zürich Oerlikon railway station was once home to the extensive works of Maschinenfabrik Oerlikon, as a site that has now been redeveloped as Neu Oerlikon. As part of that redevelopment, four new parks were created, including the MFO-Park, which was created on the footprint of one of MFO's buildings.

Fahr Monastery
Fahr Monastery4.7km from Katzensee

Fahr Monastery, is a Benedictine monastery of nuns located in the Swiss municipality of Würenlos in the canton of Aargau. The monastery historically was located in an exclave of the canton of Aargau within the municipality of Unterengstringen in the canton of Zürich in the Limmat Valley.

Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst

The Migros museum for contemporary art is located in the old Löwenbräu brewery, together with many other art institutions. The museum is financed by the art fund of the eponymous supermarket co-operative. The collection includes Swiss and international artists with an emphasis on art with a social critical slant and installations reflecting on the topic of space. Feb 16 - May 12, 2019: Producing Futures – An Exhibition on Post-Cyber-Feminisms.

Kunsthalle Zürich
Kunsthalle Zürich5.42km from Katzensee

The Kunsthalle Zürich is a contemporary art exhibition center in Zurich. This exhibition presents a spectacular panorama of landscape painting, with around 60 key works from the collection covering the period between 1500 and 1800 in Flanders, Holland, and Italy.

Freitag Tower
Freitag Tower5.61km from Katzensee

The Freitag Tower is a building in Zurich that is used as a sales point and viewing platform. The tower consists of a total of 17 used overseas containers. It is located in the industrial quarter near the Hardbrücke train station. The platform at a height of 26 meters can be reached via 110 steps. The stairs are inside nine containers stacked on top of each other. The four lowest layers of containers are salesrooms for the Freitag company.

Where is Katzensee

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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.