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Switzerland: Zurich – Follow the Money Trail Tour

Monday, August 24th, 2015

Zurich is world famous as a global financial center, and internationally companies such as Credit Suisse and UBS are situated there. How did Zurich develop into a city of finance? Who were the first money-lenders and who actually invented the credit card?

This and other questions about the history of money in Zurich are the theme of a guided city tour, “Money, Money, Money – Following the Money Trail”, held in German or English every evening at 6pm between August and October. Participants go on a walk through the city and learn a host of surprising facts and entertaining stories.