What to do in Zurich?

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Swiss National Museum

The museum building of 1898 in the historicist style was built by Gustav Gull in the form of the French Renaissance city chateaus. His impressive architecture with dozens of towers, courts and his astonishing park on an island between the rivers Sihl and Limmat has become one of the main sights of the Old City District of Zurich.

Copyright Photo: © Roman Keller

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Kunsthaus Zurich - Art Gallery

The museum's collection includes major works by artists including Claude Monet (several works including an enormous water lily painting), Edvard Munch, Pablo Picasso, Jacques Lipchitz and the Swiss Alberto Giacometti. Other Swiss artists such as Johann Heinrich Füssli, Ferdinand Hodler or from recent times, Pipilotti Rist and Peter Fischli are also represented. Furthermore, works from Vincent van Gogh, Édouard Manet, Henri Matisse and René Magritte are to be found.

Foto Arthur Faust, © Kunsthaus Zürich

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Zurich Theatre Spectacle

The is an international theatre and performing arts festival, held annually each summer in Zürich, Switzerland. First held in 1980, the festival invites 20-25 different performing arts groups and artists from around the world to take part each year. The event began in a much smaller form as an annual international meeting of independent theatre groups, before emerging as a much larger cultural event in Switzerland.

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Street Parade Zurich

The World's Largest Techno Party in Zurich on August 12th 2017. The Street Parade sparks an incredible party mood atmosphere with 30 love mobiles (abbreviated as LoMos), hundreds of DJs and seven stages around the Lake Zurich basin. In the same way as the Street Parade, the Lethargy event has transformed from an underground party into one of Zurich’s highlights in summer.

Copyright: Verein Street Parade, ZÜRICH

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IRONMAN Zurich

This race offers a symmetrical one-loop swim course in the crystal clear water of Lake Zurich. After the 3.8km swim portion, a spectacular bike course (180.2km) leads through the city center and then out of town along the lake shore. Athletes ride along grazing lands, past small villages, and over the rolling countryside of Zurich. The run course (42.2km) takes athletes through downtown Zurich. After passing the town's landmarks and the historic buildings, they will run back along the shores of Lake Zurich.

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Zurich Marathon

A fantastic backdrop with the Zurich Old Town and lake along with an electrifying atmosphere accompany you on your perfect run. The clear Zurich streets guarantee the best running enjoyment. And thanks to the enthusiastic spectators along the route, you are sure to run better and faster. Zurich has one of the best standards of living of any city in the world. Therefore, the city is also something for running connoisseurs.

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