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Superb square filled with voices of Children playing

This is a greta place for relaxing near Bellevue tram station where the main sidewalk to the Zurich... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2016
Prashdsouza
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Bengaluru, India
Nice relaxing spot to people watch, and enjoy a beer.

Great public plaza for hanging out, drinking a beer or two. There are stores surrounding it and... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2015
sjansenavon
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San Francisco area, CA
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25 Feb 2018
“Christmas market”
9 Sep 2017
“Big lively square by the lake”
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Sechselaeutenplatz 1, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

This was one of our highlights of our trip to Switzerland. This square hosts Zurich largest Christmas market with a skating rink, food vendors and shops. Great atmosphere with Gluwien, fire pits and music. Christmas markets in Europe are an awesome experience and this did...More

Thank Cantal
Reviewed 9 September 2017

This is possibly the largest open space in central Zurich, surrounded by the lake, the Opera House and a good number of shops, cafes and restaurants. Lively, pleasant and ideal for a rest while visiting the city centre (there are chairs scattered around).

Thank P E
Reviewed 16 March 2016

an empty place in Zurich. Worked next to this place. Most beautiful moment in winter. ice skating, warm wine, good Food, just beautiful.. Next to the Zurich lake.

Thank Sara T
Reviewed 14 February 2016

This is a huge square located close to Lake Zürich. The Opera House is at one end and Bellevue Square is at the other. Not too much to see here, although it does look quite pretty in good weather.

Thank KGB777
Reviewed 2 January 2016

This is a greta place for relaxing near Bellevue tram station where the main sidewalk to the Zurich lake starts. The fountain there really attracts the children's attention and during the warmer days you can let them get wet. Just walk over to the edge...More

Thank Prashdsouza
Reviewed 2 November 2015

For about a third of the year this square is busy with for example a circus on it or some other events. But when it's free and open, it's the most urban space in Zurich with the beautiful opera house right next to it, the...More

Thank zurichgrad
Reviewed 19 September 2015

Great public plaza for hanging out, drinking a beer or two. There are stores surrounding it and there are many chairs scattered around for public use. Also water spout fountains that the children were playing in. Great spot to relax at the end of your...More

Thank sjansenavon
Reviewed 23 July 2015

Sechselautenplatz is located at Bellevue and in front of the Opera building. After major construction was done of this square, it now has a special and expensive stone floor which could easily be damaged from some of the many special events hosted at this site...More

Thank FormerCaliBoy
Reviewed 13 July 2015

It takes its name from the Sechseläuten, the city's traditional spring holiday, which is celebrated on the square in early April. It's an historical square but what strucked me was that during the lunch break people brings their chair and talks with friends and colleagues or...More

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