“Zu Riech” – means too rich.
“Züri” is the name given to one of the most expensive city in the world by its residents.
But does Zurich really belong to the people who live there, or are the true owners located on Paradeplatz, the largest money market in Switzerland?
During our walk you will learn:
•The city until the 16th century belonged to women, but they received the right to vote only 50 years ago;
• Here the reformers advised to go to the doctor, and not as a pilgrim to distant countries;
• Alfred Escher lived here, the person who founded both Credit Suisse and ETHZ (where Einstein was a student) and cut a “window” to Italy by building 15 km long railway tunnel;
• Wagner and Casanova visited;
• Dadaism was created;
• Carlo Scarpa, Chagall, Augusto Giacometti (painted “world’s most beautiful police station”) worked here;
• Churchill called for the creation of a united Europe
Of course we will also learn about living local personages.