Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Another day of meetings for Kent. I headed into the city of Zürich for some more exploring. From the Haupbahnhof, crossed the Limmat River to Zentralplatz to the lower station of the Polybahn:
ETH Zürich is the Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich/Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zürich, formerly called Eidgenössisches
Polytechnikum or Polytech:
A view from the ETH terrace:
ühlegasse to Zahringerplatz; the Zentralbibliotek/Central Library:
The former Black Friars' Church:
ünster/Great Church. I was able to enter the church today. First the crypt:
Beyond Grossmünster is Oberdorfstrasse with the Zunfthaus zum Weggen/Guild for bakers and millers:
Still had plenty of time, so I caught the commuter train at the Stadelhofen station to go to the suburb of Küsnacht on the shore of Lake Zürich.
A short walk to the former Petermann's Kunststuben, now Rico's Kunststuben:
Returned to the Stadelhofen station by commuter train.
Followed my nose to the Sterngrill in Bellevueplatz:
Then there are the marroni/roasted chestnuts stands:
Who knew that Aldi is short for Albrecht Discount, a discount supermarket chain based in Germany?!
Tomorrow we take the train to Mannheim, Germany.