The site has been the home of a Roman Castle, and a place of civil gathering.
The outer square is flanked by beautiful old mansions and other buildings like the masonic lodge and the Lindenhof fortification.
Known worldwide for its banks, Zurich is the financial center of Switzerland.
It has the largest and busiest airport and railway station in the nation, making it the first introduction to Switzerland for many foreign tourists.
Fraumunster was originally built in 853 by Louis the German for his daughter, Hildegarde, to have a place to worship.