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Planted with 90 lime trees and embellished by a fountain, this hilltop esplanade overlooks the River Limmat, where stood the Celtic and Roman settlements that evolved into Zurich. From the terrace there is a view of the old town on the right bank; opposite stand the federal polytechnic (long green sandstone building) on the left and the cathedral (Grossmünster) on the right.


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    MICHELIN 2021
    76 m - Strehlgasse 24, 8001 Zurich
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    MICHELIN 2021
    85 m - Rennweg 7, 8001 Zurich
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    Widder Restaurant
    MICHELIN 2021
    86 m - Rennweg 7, 8001 Zurich

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