Zurich is the largest city in Switzerland, with a population of some 390,000 in the city proper and 1.2 million in the agglomeration area. Zurich is on Lake Zurich, where the lake flows into the River Limmat , in the north of Switzerland. It is the financial centre of Switzerland and houses the stock exchange and the headquarters of a large number of national and international companies, and also home of FIFA\'s headquarter. German Swiss national and international media agencies as well as the German Swiss national TV channel company are also located here.
The Chinese city of Kunming gave this small garden to the city of Zurich
as a symbol of friendship and gratitude. As you pass under the
decorated main portal to the garden,
Lakeside Promenade is a park by Lake Zurich that attracts tourists and locals. It’s the sort of marriage between the urban and natural that makes one realize how special Zurich is. In the summer, the park is a popular spot for skaters, sunbathers, vendors and street artists.
Rietberg Museum located in a villa that’s almost two centuries old, the Rietberg Museum is one of the greatest attractions in the city. The Rietberg Museum collects wonderful artifacts from Asia, Africa, Oceania and South America, and has an exhibit honoring many of Africa’s unsung heroes.