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The Beyer Clock and Watch Museum is a one of its kind museum and houses an extensive collection of timepieces. Horologists will marvel at the exhibition which showcases over 250 chronological instruments that date back from 1400 BC all the way to modern quartz clocks that are accurate upto a millionth of a second. The instruments are meticulously arranged according to chronology, so the collection begins from shadow sticks, sundials, oil clocks and tails off with navigational chronometers. There is a lot you can learn about man’s complex relationship with time here.
Established in the year 2003, Galerie Haas specializes in 20th and 21st Century art. Centrally located in Zurich, this gallery showcases pieces by artists around the world. Pioneers of Cubism, Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque, have their works on display here, as do post-war artists like Andy Warhol. The artist roster also includes the likes of Lovis Corinth, Otto Dix, Gustav Kluge and Leiko Ikemura.
One of the most eye-catching features of the Fraumunster, Located in the heart of Zurich along the banks of the river Limmat, is the church's cyan-topped spire. The architecture is minimalistic in nature and takes nothing away from the beautiful Chagall windows and the paintings inside the church. Guided and audio tours are available giving visitors an insight into the history of this ancient building. The church is well maintained and clean and is a must visit when in the city.
Located in the Altstadt district of Zurich, the Münsterhof town square is a beautiful, idyllic place and home to some of the finest historical buildings in the city. It is the largest square found within the medieval walls and is surrounded by the Fraumünster church, the Zunfthaus zur Meisen and various famous restaurants and cafes. Every three years, a medieval fun fair is organized here by the Fraumünster society.