Louis also founded the Fraumünster abbey in 853 for his daughter Hildegard.He endowed the Benedictine convent with the lands of Zürich, Uri, and the Albis forest, and granted the convent immunity, placing it under his direct authority.The 4-star Leonardo Boutique Hotel Rigihof Zurich welcomes its guests in the heart of Zurich’s elegant University district, just a 10-minute walk from the Central Station and the famous Bahnhofstrasse.The ideal location makes the Leonardo Boutique Hotel Rigihof Zurich a unique highlight for lovers of architecture, tourists and business travellers alike.The Roman castle remained standing until the 7th century.
In Roman times, Turicum was a tax-collecting point at the border of Gallia Belgica (from AD 90 Germania Superior) and Raetia for goods trafficked on the river Limmat.
Many museums and art galleries can be found in the city, including the Swiss National Museum and the Kunsthaus.
The city is home to a large number of financial institutions and banking companies.
The famous illuminated manuscript – described as "the most beautifully illumined German manuscript in centuries;" – was commissioned by the Manesse family of Zürich, copied and illustrated in the city at some time between 13.
Producing such a work was a highly expensive prestige project, requiring several years work by highly skilled scribes On , the citizens of Zürich had to swear allegiance before representatives of the cantons of Lucerne, Schwyz, Uri and Unterwalden, the other members of the Swiss Confederacy.