The west bank is the main commercial district, while further west are the coolest hangouts and the best streetlife. Tram #8 towards Hardplatz will deliver you to relaxed Helvetiaplatz, from where funky Langstrasse heads north – lowlife bars rubbing shoulders with avant-garde galleries, the smells of kebabs and pizza mixing with the aroma of marijuana. This fascinating street is a mixture of styles and cultures – Swiss-German blending with French-African, Turkish, Balkan, East Asian and Latin American.

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