Zwickau Tourism

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Zwickau (German pronunciation: [ˈtsvɪkaʊ]; Sorbian: Šwikawa, Czech Cvikov) is a town in Saxony, Germany, it is the capital of the district of Zwickau. Zwickau is situated in a valley at the foot of the Erzgebirge mountains and is within the Saxon triangle, an area including Leipzig-Halle, Dresden and Chemnitz. The town has approximately 100,000 inhabitants, but has a regional catchment area of over 480,000 people. From 1834 until 1952 Zwickau was the seat of the government of the south-western region of Saxony. Zwickau, known as the city of automobiles, is the centre of the Saxon automotive industry, with a tradition over one hundred years old. Well known beyond Germany's borders are car makers such as Horch, Audi, Auto Union (silver arrows Type A, B, C, D), Trabant and Volkswagen. Since 2000 its history has been presented in the August-Horch Museum, inside the former Audi Works. The University of Applied Sciences Zwickau (Westsächsische Hochschule Zwickau) trains automotive engineers. The valley of the 166 kilometres (103 miles) long Zwickauer Mulde river stretches from the Vogtland to Colditz Castle at the other end. The Silver Road, Saxony's longest tourist route, connects Dresden with Zwickau. The ADAC City Guide 2005 wrote: "The town of Zwickau has transformed itself over the years from a traditional mining town into an elegant Art Nouveau town, which is well worth discovering." Zwickau can be reached by car via the nearby Autobahns A4 and A72, the main railway station (Zwickau Hauptbahnhof) and is also reachable via a public airfield which takes light aircraft.

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A place in Germany, Zwickau is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. After your splendid visit to Zwickau, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Dresden. Attractions in Dresden include Leipzig Zoo, St. Thomas Church, St. Nicholas Church. If you want to fly to the destination, you can choose the nearest major airport to take a flight. The nearest major airport is Dresden Airport. A holiday in Zwickau can generally be of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Zwickau*

  • Pollution Statistics in Zwickau

    Know the pollution level of Zwickau before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Living in Zwickau - Quality of Life

    • Climate Index 86.9 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 43.1 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Zwickau

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Zwickau

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.11 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.25 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35.65 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 104.12 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 89.83 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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