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Zum Frischen Max – Al-fresco drinks and food

"Zum Frischen Max" in Zurich ticks all the boxes of a summer bar. A great spot to while away a few hours in the sun or meets friends after work...

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Urban Surf – Surfing in Zurich

Beyond the waves, the venue offers a vibrant, beach-like vibe, with a relaxed hangout area where surfers swap stories and enjoy the sun.

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Heureka sculpture – A nonsensical Tinguely machine

It was made out of scrap metal and everyday objects and presents a nonsensical machine, a complex configuration of tubes, wheels, and motors.

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Toy Museum – Timeline of toys

For example, old dollhouses show how domestic life used to look like and dolls fashion. Train sets and steam engines reflect the beginnings of technology.

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The Polybahn – A red funicular

The Polybahn is a funicular that was created in 1889. With an average slope of 23%, it takes you from Römerhof to Bergstation Dolder Bahn.

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Augusto Giacometti Halle – Art in a Police Station

It all began when Zurich launched a competition to paint the entrance hall of a municipal building. They aimed to brighten up the dark and gloomy place...

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Art & culture

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Haus Konstruktiv – A Modern Art Haven

Haus Konstruktiv may appear unassuming from the outside, but you should not judge a book by its cover, at least not in this case.

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Freitag Tower – A flagship store in a tower

The structure consists of 19 shipping containers stacked on top of each other. The Freitag Tower is beautiful and also functions as a flagship store.

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Shopping

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Papiersaal – Where History Meets Entertainment

Papiersaal is known for its events and its extraordinary stage. Music sounds better with their 180-degree stage and unique industrial but stylish ambiance.

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Art & culture
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Bars
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Music
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Mühlerama – All things bread

You can book classical courses making sourdough, croissants, or puff pastry dough. But they also have more exciting options like a pasta-making course.

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Schrödinger's Cat – Experience the paradox

The cat isn't just a playful representation of Schrödinger's thought experiment, but it also invites the viewer to take part in the experiment.

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Art & culture

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Simi

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Moulagenmuseum – Not your usual wax museum

Moulages are colored three-dimensional and life-sized replicas of body parts for the lifelike representation of human medical conditions.

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Art & culture

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Simi

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