Zürich is one of the most visited cities in Switzerland and one of the best places in the world to enjoy a vacation. The city is famed for its cleanliness, exotic views and fresh air. Located at the shores of the Zürich Lake and at the base of snow-capped mountains, the city is incredibly picturesque and is sure to impress anyone. The best time to visit Zürich is during the summer months between July and August. Spring and autumn months are also pleasant times to visit the city. Zürich offers a number of Muslim-friendly facilities, thus making it a great place for a family getaway.
The flourishing and captivating city Zürich is loaded with attractions and several museums that are sure to interest anyone. The Old Town, or better known as Niederdorf, features wonderful alleyways lined with shops and cafes. The Lindenhof is a small hill located in the heart of the Old Town that offers beautiful views of the city. Walking around the wonderful Lake Promenade allows visitors to enjoy fresh air and breathtaking scenery.
There are several informative and wonderful museums in Zürich that are worth visiting. The Landes Museum is a history museum where tourists will learn about the historic traditions and culture of the country. The Rietberg Museum, Museum Buehrle, Beyer Watch Museum and the Jacob Coffee Museum are some other good museums in the city. The Chinese Garden and the Zurich Zoo are also must-visits.
Zürich gives shopaholics immense pleasure. The Bahnhofstrasse is one of the busiest shopping streets in the world. Other great places to shop in Zurich are Niederdorf, Löwenstrasse, and Flohmarkt Bürkliplatz, Flohmarkt Kanzlei.
Zürich is served by the Zurich Airport. It is the busiest and the largest airport in Switzerland. The airport is located a little further from Zurich in the area of Kolten. The airport is connected by train, bus and taxis to the city. There is a regular train service connecting the airport to central Zurich. A one-way train ticket from the airport to the Central Station (Hauptbahnhof) costs about CHF 6.20.
There are quite a number of Muslim-friendly restaurants in Zürich. Some good places to find halal food in Zurich are Yalla Habibi, My Kitchen, La Vita Café, Pizza Flizza, Goldenes Horn, Halk Pazari, EGE Restaurant, Malabar, etc.
There are numerous mosques in Zürich. The most prominent mosques in Zurich are Madni Masjid, Islamic Cultural Association Center, The Mosque of Zurich, etc.