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Address: , Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
Phone Number: 41 027 921 47 11
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Great view, when you can see

The view alternated between being incredible and non-existent. Since you're up so high you're basically in the clouds half of the time. Which actually added to the entire... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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Plainsboro, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

The view alternated between being incredible and non-existent. Since you're up so high you're basically in the clouds half of the time. Which actually added to the entire atmosphere of the area. Had some incredible views, was a bit cold and the train was a bit expensive but it was all worth it!

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Take the cog rail up and you have many great hikes to mountain peaks or glacier lakes. The many cable cars are all amazing.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Very nice views of the Matterhorn, the train ticket was a bit pricey for the offerings provided but its worth seeing

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Super ski area. Great views, lovely runs, super sunny. Very easy access via the Gornergrat Bahn from Zermatt

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Lovely experience and one ride you should not miss. At par with Bernina express in terms of the ride and the spectacular views it offers. Winding through the forest, tunnels it finally cuts open atop the mountain and from there you get a spectacular glimpse of the Matterhorn and surrounding mountains along with the Zermatt village below. Sit by the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Fantastic experience, definitely a must do. We walked down part way. There were a number of options. The views at the top are amazing. Worth just going up and sitting in the cafe.

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Brings you up to the gornergrat top with nice views of the surrounding. The waterfall on the way up is also a nice photo op. An advantage of this route is that the train keeps going till 20:00 so a good opportunity for late afternoon hikes.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

If there's one lesson to be learnt from our trip on Gornergrat Bahn, it is to have a plan B for the day you have chosen. We didn't have that and went up although the weather was from ideal. At one time the rain was accompanied by thunder and lightning. We bought single tickets and went up by the 8.48... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

We went up in the morning on the train and enjoyed an exceptional view of Zermatt the town and Matterhorn along the way. Choose to sit on the right of the train on your way up and you can enjoy better views of Matterhorn. It took 30 minutes to reach Gornergrat Bahn which provides breathtaking views of the mountains and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Incredible views of the Matterhorn as well as numerous glaciers and other alpine peaks. Train is comfortable and provides great visuals going up and returning. Remember the advice one writer gave---right side uphill and left side downhill for best views. We availed our selves of the hop on hop off approach and found the views spectacular at all 3 upper... More 

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