The city Zurich is located in north-central Switzerland at the northwestern tip of Lake Zurich. The Greater Zurich Area is Switzerland's economic centre and home to many international companies. Zurich was ranked as having the 11th most competitive financial center in the world, and second most competitive in Europe after London. The headquarters of Swiss Bank is located in Zurich and there are numerous foreign banks in the Greater Zurich Area. Around 60,000 people study at the 20 universities, colleges and institutions of higher education in Zurich. Two of Switzerland's most distinguished universities are located in the city, thus enabling access to graduates and high technology research.
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The focal point of Zurich and a favourite playground for tourists and locals is the long Lake Zurich. After Lake Geneva, Lake Neuchatel, Lake Constance and Lake Lucerne, Lake Zurich is one of the “Big Five” in terms of lakes in Switzerland. The place Old Town in Zurich that tell the exciting history of the city, see the beautiful parks and green spaces in the middle of the Old Town and enjoy the breath-taking views from the numerous overlooks, and you will experience Zurich’s true character and beauty.
Swiss National museum showcasing the cultural history of all Switzerland. It is by far the most important collection of Swiss historic and cultural artifacts - more than 820,000 of them, covering a wide range of subjects from prehistory through the 20th century. Art lovers may also want to visit the Kunsthaus Zurich with its masterpieces and the Rietberg Museum, Switzerland’s biggest museum of non-European cultures. The Grossmunster church is a landmark of Zurich. Legend has it that the church was built on the graves of the city’s patron saints, Felix and Regula. Zoo Zurich is a popular family attraction all year round. Mountain Uetliberg in Zurich, from where you have beautiful views of the city and lake – and perhaps even a glimpse of the Alps.