Wollishofen

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The suburb of Wollishofen in Zürich

Wollishofen is a suburb in Zürich's 2nd district.It was formerly a municipality of its own, having been incorporated into Zürich in 1893. The suburb has a population of 15,592 distributed on an area of 5.75 km².

Transport[edit]

Wollishofen is located on the A3 motorway, and on tram route 7 of the Verkehrsbetriebe Zürich. Zürich Wollishofen railway station is a stop on line S8 and S24 of the Zürich S-Bahn or Bus-Line 72.

The Zürichsee-Schifffahrtsgesellschaft (ZSG) and its ship yard are located in Wollishofen.

Culture[edit]

Zürcher Theater Spektakel, an international theater festival ranking among the most important European festivals for contemporary performing arts, is held annually in August on the shore of Lake Zurich.[1] The cultural centre Rote Fabrik is also located in Wollishofen.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Theaterspektakel". Theaterspektakel.ch. Retrieved 2009-08-30. 
This article incorporates information from the German Wikipedia.

Gallery[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Wollishofen at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 47°20′38″N 8°31′48″E / 47.343944°N 8.530114°E / 47.343944; 8.530114