Bahnhofstrasse shopping street
Switzerland has long been famous as a center of international finance and this has helped to create an air of affluence and aspiration in its largest city, Zurich. Nowhere is this more apparent than on the Bahnhofstrasse, one of the most exclusive shopping streets in the world. The shops on the Bahnhofstrasse celebrate some of the finest craftsmanship in the world. Visitors to Zurich looking for an unforgettable shopping experience or unique keepsake to commemorate their trip, will surely find what they desire at the famed shopping boulevard.
Chic boutiques and glittering shopsAlong the 1.4 kilometer length of the street, shoppers will find some of the most beautiful retail outlets offering the finest products available. From stylish fashion to the finest in Swiss watches, the breadth of high quality products available on the Bahnhofstrasse ranges from Cartier to Tommy Hilfiger.
In addition to shops, chic cafes and eateries are sprinkled along the boulevard, and you don’t have to go far to find the best Swiss delicacies such as chocolates and mulled wine. For those who easily tire of running in and out of shops, it’s a relief that it takes no more than 20 minutes to walk the street from the central station and down to Lake Zurich.
You can also divert into one of the smaller side streets to explore the Old Town area. We recommend a stroll along the beautiful Augustinergasse, a medieval lane with pretty facades, before making your way down to the Fraumünster Church with its stunning stained-glass windows.
A luxurious addressThe Bahnhofstrasse is one of the world's most exceptional retail locations and the exclusivity of the location is reflected in the high price of property on the street. The area is famous for having the highest property prices in Europe and after seeing the beautiful architecture and stunning shops visitors will understand why.
Visitors staying at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Zurich Airport will enjoy stylish accommodation just 10 minutes from the downtown area, and with direct access to the airport terminal.