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Perfect Place for a Stroll

On a hot summer day, walk from the boat landing stage beneath the Baur au Lac Hotell along the... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2019
Cham, Switzerland
Beautiful clean canal and walkway

The canal is so unbelievably clean and the water is so clear, I have no idea how it is maintained... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2018
Galway, New York
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Reviewed 16 January 2019

On a hot summer day, walk from the boat landing stage beneath the Baur au Lac Hotell along the little river as far as you can go. Diversified views, pretty boats, plenty of trees and interesting building.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

The canal is so unbelievably clean and the water is so clear, I have no idea how it is maintained! The walk along the canal is beautiful and shaded, and there are lots of ducks enjoying the water too. Lovely to sit and relax at...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

Summer evening stroll or winter weekend mini escape from the shops to go for a walk and chat when you don't have time to get out of the city. The bobbing parked runabouts and manicured balconies make you feel right at home.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

Depending on when you go this can be completely free of people. Lunch time is not good as many offices around spill out their employees and many people come here to eat and sun themselves. It is quant and I like to sit on a...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank René A
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Zurich is so richly endowed with both natural and artificial waterways. This branch of the Sihl discreetly divides Enge from mid-town. Lately one nice cafe restaurant has been opened on a corner of Blecherweg. The location is real nice and it attracts people to the...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

I love walking through the canal. The waters are so clean, and it is very quiet and peaceful. During spring time you can see many fish feeding in its water, a very relaxing activity

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 10 February 2017

This is little know by foreigners. It is a little bit hard to get to unless you know Zurich. It can be a place of peace an quiete but it depends on what end you are on. It can be a very busy place in...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank René A
Reviewed 27 December 2016

This branch of Sihl runs out in modestly from the Lake of Zurich. It is a relatively narrow little river but adds a sense of diversity and richness to the town. It is a a well-drained branch and nicely kept-up.

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

I stayed at Baur au Lac and I realised that a lovely canal is just outside the hotel. I took the opportunity to stroll along this canal in the afternoon. Boats berthed by the bank, some ducks and trees made up the scenery along the...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank AFAK25
Reviewed 16 April 2016

This is a really nice walkway. You can take it at Burkliplatz and under the road and it is generally very quiet. It would seem that not many people either know it or take it. It ends near the new Swiss Stock Exchange. There are...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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