Every big city in Europe has a “Bahnhofstrasse”. But just one became world famous: The “Bahnhofstrasse” of Zurich! Whoever visits Zürich, whether for business or as a tourist, should not miss the Bahnhofstrasse, where is situated in the heart of Zürich.
Once populated by frogs croaking in the city moat, traffic began with the hacks in 1864. Followed by the horse drawn tramway (Rösslitram) and finally by electric tram and automobile. Today most part of the “Bahnhofstrasse” is a traffic free area. It's the most important location in Zurich for finance and business. And the main promenade where exclusiveness, quality and variety meet. The “Bahnhofstrasse” is a must see for every visitor. Whether it is for business or as a tourist. It's the most famous “Bahnhofstrasse” in Europe!
A popular promenade
The 1.2-kilometer links between Central Station and Bürkliplatz is a popular promenade for locals and visitors. In the summer, the linden trees provide welcome shade and along with the
mounted flags it gives a colorful look to the upper part of the
The main traffic connection
Zurich is known for it's fabulous public transports. Offering the main traffic connection you will find the lines 2, 6, 7, 8,
9, 11 and 13 of the transport companies of Zürich (VBZ) at the
“Bahnhofstrasse”. Reliable and punctual they get you anywhere you like.
Time for recreation and to enjoy yourself
Besides the shopping experience, there is also a time for recreation and to enjoy yourself. Numerous benches and little parks invite you to stay outdoor. In the “Bahnhofstrasse” and especially in the alleys surrounding, you will find nice restaurants which offer a wide range of meals.
A variety of excellent selections
The Bahnhofstrasse is so attractive that repeatedly international chains and stores urge the street that is made the place is became critical. The shops constantly have developed their retail concepts, because of the rent is significantly increased. The global development is constantly growing as well in Zürich Bahnhofstrasse, despite on the main road and around the area such as side streets have always offered a variety of excellent selections.