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

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This is a great place to sit down, have a view of the lake, and watch locals going about their daily lives. It's also a nice place for a picnic, so long as it's a sunny day!

Reviewed 5 April 2017
Mike G
San Francisco, California
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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed the view. The Autumn weather it very pleasant to get on to the pier to the Swans, Geese and Ducks swimming in the waters.

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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 5 April 2017

This is a great place to sit down, have a view of the lake, and watch locals going about their daily lives. It's also a nice place for a picnic, so long as it's a sunny day!

Thank Mike G
Lucerne, Switzerland
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301 reviews
81 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Buerkliplatz is located just near the lake. On Thuesday and Friday morning from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. there is a big food market offering vegetables, fruits, cheese, fresh fish, meat and also flowers. The atmosphere is great with lots of locals shopping and also tourists enjoying the market. There is also a take-away kiosk with good coffee and croissants... More 

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Idaho, USA
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Reviewed 7 December 2016

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.

Thank HappyTravelers4ever
New York City, New York
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95 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
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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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
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 

Thank NityAnkur
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4 reviews
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!

Thank Aaronrao86
Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
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105 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
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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