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Buerkliplatz

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Address: Kreis 1, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
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US$53.27*
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The Great Tour of Zurich
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US$58.30*
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Zurich Tour Including Lake Cruise and Lindt Chocolate Factory Outlet

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Visit the Antique Market on Saturdays

I believe they close at the end of October and I'm not sure when it opens up again, but make sure to visit the Antique Market on Saturday Morning. It opens around 10am and has... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
HappyTravelers4ever
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Idaho, USA
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Idaho, USA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I believe they close at the end of October and I'm not sure when it opens up again, but make sure to visit the Antique Market on Saturday Morning. It opens around 10am and has very interesting items - everything from vinyl records, pearls, silver utensils (cheap), clothing, jewelry...and much more! Make sure you have plenty of time to wander.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Right next to one of the main tram station, Bellevue, you will find Buerkliplatz. It is really within walking distance and will give you great picture opportunities of the Lake and nearby mountains. Don't plan to stay too long though. You may also take a boat from there.

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Rapperswil, Switzerland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Bürkliplatz is the place where the boats leave for lake round-trips. I often take such round-trips and work on the boat. You should take some time and take the boat to Rapperswil, have a break there, and take the boat or train back. The whole round-trip from Zurich to Rapperswil and back takes around 4 hours. You can have food... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

I stayed at Baur Au Lac Hotel which is a short walk away from Buerkliplatz. I took advantage of some free time I had during the business trip to stroll along the General Guisan Quai road and enjoy the view of Buerkliplatz. The view is amazing. The clean street dotted with huge trees coupled with the blue water of Lake... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

We spent most of the time at this place.. Very beautiful.. fresh air always.. A lot of Ferrari cars are seen here although but not to be missed anyways.. one can have a boat ride from this place which leaves at different time costing different amount based on the duration.. the best is however a 1 hour ride which is... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Enjoyable and scenic. Free if you have a swiss travel pass. Might as well make full use of it. Bring a jacket!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This place is where the Lake Zurich meets River Limmat. The lake cruise are taken from here for Lake Zurich.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

This is the junction of the Zurich Lake & the Limmat river. On a clear day one can view the snow capped Alps mountains at the end of the lake. Tourists can enjoy the steamer rides in the lake with plenty of options till late evening. Bahnhofstrasse, the premier shopping street of Zurich originates from here. The place is well... More 

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Perth Hills, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

On a fine, sunny day it's a treat to relax on the ferry and criss-cross the Zurich See in comfort. We chose the short tour (90 minutes) as this was included on our 3-day travel pass. Refreshments are available on the boat, but they're pricey so we had our snack and drink with us.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

This open space at the end of Bahnhofstrasse is also the place to catch the boat cruises on the lake. Superb view of Lake Zurich and mouth of the River Limmat. Perfect spot for relaxation and scenic photos!

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