Zurich Travel Guide

Zurich Sights

Alfred Escher statue

  • In the middle of Bahnhofpl. Map It
  • Kreis 1
  • Public Art (Mural/Sculpture/Statue)

Published 04/20/2014

Fodor's Review

Leave it to Zürich to have a statue that honors not a saint, not a poet or artist, but rather the financial wizard who single-handedly dragged Zürich into the modern age back in the mid-19th century. Escher (1819–82) established the city as a major banking center, championed the development of the federal railways and the city's university, and pushed through the construction of the tunnel under the St. Gotthard Pass.

Sight Information

Address:

In the middle of Bahnhofpl., Zürich, Zurich, 8001, Switzerland

Map It

Published 04/20/2014

Advertisement

Book A Trip
  • HOTELS

  • FLIGHTS

  • PACKAGES

  • CARS

What's Nearby

  • Restaurants
  • Sights
  • Hotels

See all sights in Zurich

Subscribe to Newsletter
Sign up for Travel Tips & News
I want emails from Fodor's Travel with travel information and promotions. I can unsubscribe any time using the unsubscribe link at the end of all emails.

Thank you for your interest!

Look out for our newsletters with travel tips and special offers.