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Limmat River, Zurich

Limmat River - Zurich, Switzerland
Limmat River
LimmatquaI, Zurich, Switzerland 8001Map
North end of Lake Zurich
+41 44 215 4000(Tourist Information)
Neighborhood: Kreis 1: Altstadt
Overview

Zürich's centre nestles neatly around the many bridges that span the Limmat near where it enters Lake Zürich. The river has always been of great importance to the city for trade and commerce, but today it functions more as a pulsing vein for relaxation and as an aide for navigation. From April through October you can cruise down the Limmat in a long flat boat with a glass roof and see the city from a truly different perspective. They start running at 10a and depart every half hour from behind the National Museum. Don't worry, the boats just manage to pass under the low bridges!

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By jcengland | Posted 06/01/13
  Fun thing to do, however, the boat only is ONLY on the river for about 100 yards and then goes into the lake for 3 or 4 taxi stops. The round trip takes about 1 hour and the fare is covered on any pass. We enjoyed it....   Read More
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Limmat River General Information
  • Type: Beaches/Bodies of Water, Tours
  • Credit Cards Accepted: mastercard, visa
  • Nearest Train: Hauptbahnhof
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