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Schanzegraben walkthrough

We previously had a quick look at Schanzegraben…did we miss anything behind?

Schanzegraben peculiar zigzag line follows the former ramparts through the city .

Clean and calm waters allow for a variety of sports like Kanu polo.

In the past, Schanzengraben was an unattractive factory canal: nowadays it harbors boats with access to lake Zurich

Venice or Schanzegraben?

And finally out of the canal to see the lake again, through a under-bridge passage placed below the lake level.

Click each picture to zoom in. Don’t miss the fist part of this walk-through: you find it here.

 

 

A channeled path

Down Gessner bridge, aside Zurich main station, starts a channeled path that connects the Sihl river with lake Zurich: the Schanzengraben.

Formerly a military defense complex, today the Schanzengraben offers outdoor pools and night entertainment in the center of Zurich.

Walks by the canal are possible over wooden footbridges and sandstone slabs.

Among the hot spots along the canal, the bulwark “Zur Katz” with the Old Botanical Garden

The promenade finally leads to the lake outlet at Bürkliplatz… did we miss anything behind?

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