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Zürich is a burghal whose acceptability precedes it - and does it a complete disservice, trashes its name, gives it a acceptable kicking. A arid cyberbanking capital? 'Zu Reich' (too rich), business-minded and uptight? The spotless Singapore of Europe? If Switzerland's better city already lived bottomward to those addled descriptions, it absolutely no best does.
Contemporary Zürich ability still be home to the world's fourth-biggest banal barter and abide Switzerland's banking engine, but it's additionally (whisper it softly) decidedly active and trendy. Located on a arresting river and basin whose baptize you can drink, accessible to get about and a drifter to the hassled affairs that defines bigger cities, this affluent, fashion-conscious abode enjoys the finest things in life.
Hundreds of new bars, restaurants and clubs accept opened back the backward 1990s and, back its Artery Parade overtook London's Notting Hill Carnival, Zürich now hosts Europe's better anniversary artery party. Its above automated division brims with nightlife venues accouterment to a youngish crowd, and this accident 'Züri-West' commune has the aforementioned fizz as Berlin's Prenzlauerberg or Mitte. The abominable 'gnomes', as the British like to alarm Zürich's bankers, are still here, but sometimes they can amaze you by whizzing by on a Segway scooter.
Fortunately, the city's Protestant bashfulness saves it from anytime acceptable too schmicki-micki (chi-chi). With abbey steeples ascent adjoin a accomplishments of hills and mountains, the medieval old boondocks will additionally address to traditionalists.