The City of Zoug is characterised by its lake , its beauty and its distinctive buildings from the late Gothic period in the old city, the most famous landmark of its historic centre around the Kolinplatz being the Zytturm. Cultural life in Zug is varied and abundant. It spans theatre, concerts and cabaret, to traditional events and culinary specialities such as "Zug Rötel" and "Zug Kirschtorte". But Zoug is also famous worldwide for its heaven's tax policy.