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UBS Polybahn

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Address: Limmatquai 144, Zurich, Switzerland
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Nice little joy ride to the PolyTerrasse

During our recent visit to Zurich, we decided to take the short train ride on the Polybahn. The polybahn is located in the main square, close to the Central station on the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

During our recent visit to Zurich, we decided to take the short train ride on the Polybahn. The polybahn is located in the main square, close to the Central station on the other side of the river. Owned by the UBS Group, its also known as UBS Polybahn The ride is pretty short, about 200 metres up the hill, and... More 

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LINCOLN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

It was our last night in Zuirich with the Friendship Force group from Milwaukee and we saw this little red car go over our heads up the hill towards the university. After some exploring, we found where it left from. Because we had Swiss Trail Passes there was no charge for the two minute ride up and then back to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

rode the train from Zurich to Geneva. Had a bit of difficulty what we were supposed to do with our suitcases.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Very easy to find off the tram line! Reasonably priced. Just about a 5 minute trip up the hill to a beautiful lookout over the city of Zurich. I just went up and took a few pictures before heading down. U can walk up but this was a fun, historical thing to do!

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Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

This little old train has been part of Zurich as long as I can remember. Short and cute little ride up the hill for an amazing view.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

saw it come down, got on it. and after 10 minutes, told it was out of order. damn. sat 11 April. But it was comfortable while it stood there and the glass was clean. But that didn't stop me and the moaning little one to have to walk up the hill

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

The 200 meter ride with the old Polybahn is worth it to get to the Polyterrasse where one can enjoy the view over Zurich. Do not go there only for the funicular.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Its a really short drive but its a cute little train and its very old. you can get off on top and walk back down for an amazing view of the old town

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Clean, regular and always on time. Easily accessible by a few steps, great for those with difficulty getting up the hills!

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

This is a small historical train, specially built to climb the steep side of the Zurichberg. It connects Central - a major tram hub just across the river Limmat from the Hauptbahnhof (main train station) - to the central building of the Swiss Federal Polytechnical Institute (ETH). This is one of the top five universities of the world, by the... More 

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