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The main shopping area is near the train station. Stroll down the 'Bahnhofstrasse' shopping street towards 'Paradeplatz' and the lake. The Niederdorf on the left side of the river has cheaper places to shop and eat and fun to wander through the narrow lanes and view houses dating back to the 14th century.

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Bahnhofstrasse
The Bahnhofstrasse starts at the station "Hauptbahnhof” and goes down to the lake. One of the most exclusive and expensive shopping streets in the world with diamond rings, chocolate, fur coats, accessories, porcelain, jewellery, watches, banks, pastry shops and many exclusive brands. Lots of department stores, banks, tearooms and restaurants.

Niederdorf
The Old Part of Zurich from " Bellevue " by Lake Zurich to "Central" across the river from the station. Many trendy clothes stores in the Niederdorf. At night the many bars, restaurants and street artists make Niederdorf an exciting centre of entertainment.

Löwenstrasse
Running west of Bahnhofstrasse from the main train station with a lower range of shops and Migros, a department store.

Sihlcity
Switzerland's largest shopping and leisure complex just outside Zurich opened to the public on 22 March 2007 and attracts an estimated 18-20,000 visitors a day. The 100,000-square-metre development is termed as a "city within a city", with 80 shops, a cinema, a spa, a 132-room hotel, a nightclub and even a chapel. Sihlcity has attracted many familiar names such as fashion retailers Zara, H&M, C & A, Charles Voegele, Kuoni, Mexx, Nike, Puma, Esprit, etc.

Curio Market on Rosenhof
Set in Zürich’s Old Town, you will find objects from far and near and also original Swiss products. The wares on offer include clothes, precious stones, leather goods, antiquities, etc. Address: Kuriositätenmarkt Rosenhofmarkt, Rosenhof, 8001 Zürich
Opening hours: March to December: Thu 10 am-8 pm, Sat 10 am-5 pm
Station: Rudolf-Brun-Brücke, Tram 4/15

City Christmas Market
In the centre of the city, close to Globus and among Zürich's department stores and special shops you will find the City Christmas Market. This market always offers a full range of Christmas gifts, toys, scents and smells, festive confectionery and fashionable accessories. Address: City Weihnachtsmarkt, Zürcher Innenstadt, 8001 Zürich

Zürich Christmas Fair
Europe's biggest indoor market with more than 160 wooden chalets and a Christmas Tree, which is 50 feet high and decorated with over 5,000 Swarovski Crystal Ornaments.
Address: Christkindlimarkt, Hauptbahnhof, 8001 Zürich
Tel. +41 (0) 44 215 40 40;

The Old Town and Werdmühleplatz also have Christmas Markets.

Night Market:
The market for nocturnals takes place at a different location each time. Its motto, however, is constant: Enjoy. With music and exotic culinary delights thrown in.
Montagsmarkt im Rimini -Summer is back!

Every Monday in the summer from 7:30 pm to midnight, the Rimini Bar opens its doors for the Monday Market. The focus is on glitzy outfits, new brand labels and overstated collector’s items. Every week the theme changes. Budding designers and alternative labels hunters ensure there is a rotation of new items every week, pleasing everyone from flea-market fans to fashionistas.
Address: Rimini-Bar (in the Männerbadi), at Schanzengraben, 8002 Zürich
Tel. +41 (0) 44 211 95 94;
Opening hours:
May to June from 18.00 to 19.30
* Station: Bahnhof Selnau,
 

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