Great views and never-ending serenity are few words to best describe Lindenhof. A green n oasis in the old part of Zurich, Lindenhof is a square located at the hill of the same name. Showcasing remnants and ruins of the Celtic, Roman and Medieval period, this part of the town has an old charm setting admired by many visitors.
The first discovery of this place occurred in 1797 when a 2nd century Roman tombstone was found at this place. The stone was evidence of Turīcum, a name the town of Zurich carried on it during the Roman Era. In the 4th century Lindenhof had presence of a majestic fort that remained before being dilapidated in the 9th century. Later on the same site a castle was built as an abode for Louis the German, grandson of Charlemagne. Lindenhof was a well known place of civil assembly like for example functions and gatherings for inhabitants of the town. It remains to serve as a major meeting spot till the modern era begun like one event where an oath in 1798 was taken to seal the Helvetic Constitution.
Now Liendenhof is a popular tourist destination, an automobile free area and is surrounded by nature. On the top of Liendenhof hill is a park that is an open public space and a city wall dated back to the Roman period. From the top you can witness amazing views of the Limmat River that runs below and the neighbouring areas of old town Zurich. Simply sit on the peripheral wall of the park that overlooks the town and the flowing river to take pleasure in the peaceful environment the place. With fascinating vintage town that looks picture perfect and mountains in the backdrop Lindenhof indeed offers a historical and scenic trip.
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