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By Air

Airports nearest to Uster are sorted by the distance to the airport from the city centre.

Speck Airport (distanced approximately 7.5 km)
Dubendorf Airport (distanced approximately 8.2 km)
Housen Am Albis Airport (distanced approximately 18 km)
Zurich Airport (distanced approximately 19 km)
Wangen/Lachen Airport (distanced approximately 19 km)

By Train

The municipality of Uster is served by two railway stations, both of which are served by trains of the Zurich S-Bahn.Uster railway station is in the centre of the city and is served by lines S9, S14, S15 and S5.Nanikon-Greifensee railway station is on the border with adjoining municipality of Greifensee and is served only by lines S9 and S14.Uster is a 14 minute ride (S5) from Zürich Hauptbahnhof by the fastest trains.

By Bus

Despite its size in only one type is traffic lights to find.All except one were in the past few years by some amazingly designed roundabout replaced what type as well as nationally, "Centrifugal city" made known.Also nationally known ten railroad crossings that are closed more than 40 minutes per hour.The only alternative is located in front of the fire brigade depot an underpass, which is only 3.25 m high.This resulted in the eighties to the sarcastic slogan: "Examination - The vibrant city behind the barrier."The upper adjacent land to the north motorway ( A53 ) will open up the city with three outlets, which discharge outside the city in the three main axes.

Key places to visit
St. Peter Church, Swiss Jazz Museum, Organ festival examination, Villa Grunholz, Kletterzentrum Milandia


Places to Visit

St. Peter Church

St.Peter is one of the four main churches of the old town of Zurich, besides Grossmunster, Fraumunster and Predigerkirche.Located next to the Lindenhof hill site of the former Roman castle it was built on the site of a temple to Iuppiter.An early church of 10 by 7 metres is archaeologically attested for the 8th or 9th century.This building was replaced by an early romanesque church around AD 1000, in turn replaced in 1230 by a late romanesque structure, parts of which survive.Rudolf Brun, first independent mayor of the town was buried here in 1360.The nave was rebuilt in 1460 in Gothic style.Prior to the reformation, St.Peter was the only parish church of the town, the rest being part of monasteries.

Swiss Jazz Museum

Jazz Museum in Uster near Zurich in the same place is also the only Swiss Jazz Archive.Fridays Jazz concert in the evening and each jazz matinee on the first Sunday of each month.In the Museum of major second-hand record shop.Ten years of operation of the Swiss Jazz Archives in Uster - a success story.The archive collections - collections from donations, Erbnachlasse, liquidations - have grown enormously.From all parts of Switzerland SwissJazzOrama continuously receives the documents to the Swiss and international jazz history.Not only LPs, shellacs, CDs or videos including posters, photographs, autographs of celebrities from the jazz scene, jazz books and magazines etc.Inputs from neighboring countries are also present.

Organ festival examination

In the field of classical music there is an active concert life in Examination: In addition to the concerts enliven the cultural community type (KGU), various concert series in the cultural life of the rural town on the Greifensee.Here the organ festival examination with the five organ concerts in the late summer, the series must be - mentioned room for other music as well as the series of Sunday concerts and the Reformed Catholic parish - Musicians from Uster Uster the PAM.

Villa Grunholz

The villa is on one of the most important Grunholz ustermer the 19th lies on the major west-green ostachse our city where all the villas are the once large textile entrepreneurs in the year 1847 in the form of neo-renaissance with elaborate pilasters and a triple arch windows in the 2nd round upstairs, the bel-floor, built-examination for the first time, the building brings burglar urban architectural forms.1996 was martha knight-hurlimann Built in 1847, manufacturers buy stately house (the birthplace of her husband hch.Ritter) on the flora road.after her death filled the heritage community of nieces and nephews her last big wish and built-hurlimann knight's cultural foundation.

Kletterzentrum Milandia

For the ultra-modern indoor climbing facility gives you plenty of focus on bouldering and enjoy climbing offers everything you could wish for action sports-heart: athletic climbing on the competition wall, playful and challenging bouldering on free-standing blocks and steep walls, dynamic speed-climbing in the safe top rope, dizzying balance -acts on the high ropes and much more!Perfect your performance and train under ideal conditions or make your first steps in the vertical under professional direction - is guaranteed with us all at his expense.But not just for the thrill is guaranteed: the numerous Plaisir routes and our legendary home-made cakes make a visit in Milandia certainly be a relaxing and unforgettable experience.

Right Time to Visit

May - September