Zurich is home to some of the world-renowned designer outlets, shopping streets, boutiques and much more. Located in the old town, close to the railway station, Bahnhofstrasse has several exclusive stores. It also boasts of country’s oldest watch shop, Beyer Chronometrie. Besides modern shopping plazas, traditional flea markets in Kanzlei Flohmarkt and Flohmarkt Burkliplatz are also popular with the tourists.
One can find various souvenir shops offering fondue pots, cuckoo clocks, designer leather handbags and jewellery. Tourist can easily find the world-renowned Swiss chocolates at several branches of Sprungli. The pedestrian alleys of Niederdorf and Limmatquai are surrounded by stores of international brands, boutiques and locally designed shops. Furthermore, visitors can shop at more than 135 stores at Zurich’s main railway station and in more than 60 shops at the airport.
All the purchased items are subjected to VAT, which is charged at the rate of 7.6%. The amount can be redeemed for single items purchased for 18,834.54 INR or more. For purchasers residing outside Switzerland, this rule is applicable for goods exported within 30 days.
Has anyone been to Zurich? I am planning on my honeymoon in Zurich. How will it be? Is July a good time to visit Switzerland? And if anyone been there before please tell me about the romantic hotel there. What are the place we can go to in Zurich and what are the activities we can do in Zurich? How much will it cost in very good hotel there?
When is the best time to see Switzerland? If i visit there in December will the place be worth watching? Or should i reschedule my trip? Has anyone been there? Please let me know of the hotels you stayed in when u had been there.
I am planning a Zurich vacation in the month of July 11'. We are visiting several other cities too. But on this trip, we are planning to cover only Austria and Switzerland. We have already decided to visit Zurich, Interlaken and Luccerne. And in Austria we are planning to visit Vienna and Salzburg. Can anybody tell me if this is a good plan or are there some more places we could cover during our 12 day stay here.
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