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Address: Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
Phone Number: 41 027 921 47 11
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Whether you are heading up to ski, do some tobogganing or going to visit the hotel or the observatory, this is a must do in Zermatt. The train ride itself is spectacular as you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

Whether you are heading up to ski, do some tobogganing or going to visit the hotel or the observatory, this is a must do in Zermatt. The train ride itself is spectacular as you climb up the mountain to finally reach the hotel and the observatory. The view from the top of the observatory overlooks the whole mountain range and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

Every bit of this ride to the top of Gornergrat is a memorable experience to cherish ! The ride to the top offers some of the spectacular views on both sides. On the top you have a lovely restaurant. The souvenir shop is big & wide. The spectacular view of the Matterhorn from here is very dramatic ! Trips you... More 

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New Harbor, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

great views, interesting trip. We really enjoyed the trip up to the peak of a nearby mountain, and the resulting 360 degree views. Absolutely stunning. And the engineering is pretty cool also

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Melbourne, Australia
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75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

I booked this in as just another tourist attraction but wow, what can I say. Words can't express my experience. The train ride was only a precursor to the main event, heaven at 3089 metres above sea level. Once at the top, you are greeted by the grandeur of 29 snow capped peaks above 4000 metres . We decided to... More 

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Edison, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

If you aren't skiing and would like to take an easy day at the top of the Alps, this is a great place. We took the delightful train journey up the mountains. If you can wait until after 12 Noon - the round trip ride is a little cheaper (at least it was in April). The views are spectacular. I... More 

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Stockholm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

Used this train on number of occasions during winter season to reach Riffelalp and Gornergrat. Views of the village are spectacular, as this train that feels like it came out of time capsule leaves the station. As train progresses, depending on the weather - it provides one of the most memorable views on our planet.

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Darwin, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW via mobile

We are not skiing so it is from a very different point of view. We were so lucky we got to the view point of this magnificent breathtaking view while the sky was a perfect blue with the snow top mountains all around us and the snow glistening like tiny crystals in the amazing sunlight. Not a breeze in the... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

Beautiful views all along the trip. The trip takes about 20 minutes to the top and the schedule of the next departure is visible from outside. The downside is the heavy price tag. Sitting on the ride side is better for the views on the Matterhorn.

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Scotland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

We traveled up on the railway as part of a group. The weather was fantastic and the views of the Matterhorn were perfect. There was plenty of snow and a lot of skiers but the lace was not crowded. A nice shop at the top with the usual gifts. Being Switzerland things except the Swiss Army knives were expensive. Do... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Make sure you spend the effort to do this trip up. A long walk down the tunnel and a crowded ride to the top, but the view is breathtaking once you get up.

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