is the largest city in Switzerland and is of course a world famous financial
center and has been repeatedly proclaimed to have the best quality of life
anywhere in the world. The gay scene is surprisingly lively and diverse
for a city of it's size. Pop. approx 1,200,000. Whilst it's not Swizerland's
capitol city (that's Burn), it is the Gay Capitol of Switzerland. The gay
area is located in the old part of town between the grand main station
and the river bank.
Street Parade in Zurich is the biggest technoparade in Europe, comparable
to Berlin's Love Parade. Its route leads along Lake Zurich. (The English
name is used in German.) The Street Parade is as of 2006 one of the largest
techno parties in the world and the largest annual event in Zurich.