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UBS Polybahn

Limmatquai 144, Zurich, Switzerland (Hochschulen)
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Ranked #19 of 97 Attractions in Zurich
Type: Transportation
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Adelaide, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Could see from our hotel but not working which was disappointing but they were undertaking maintenance.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

A very short ride, but well worth the trip, the view of Zurich from the top is great. After taking it all in, wander down through the old town, perhaps have lunch at one of the many eateries.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Worth doing if you want a nice view of the city. Included in a daily bus/tram pass for the city. Once at the top there is a large open area that overlooks the city. You are also by some very beautiful Zurich University buildings. If you go in the Starbucks at the bottom you'll notice that their dumb waiter is... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Old Zurich town has an excellent network of the Polybahn (tram) that crisscross around most parts. One can get a day pass or a Zurich card to maximize on costs. Easy to find your way around with the helpful maps and the signs. Convenient to take this transport to get around the shopping district as well as other places of... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

If you have a daily ticket for the trams and trains in Zurich, you can ride on the Polybahn with that same ticket. A short ride from the city center to the university - it's worth it - you'll get a wonderful view over the city and its lake.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This cable train has been restored and completely modernised. The ride from Central to the University and ETH is smooth, thrilling and offers a great view. Definitively a must. Proceed to the Uni Terrace for a spectacular view of Zurich and the lake down below.

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Valencia, Spain
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Really wanted to travel up to the University on this, but unfortunately it was closed for maintenance in June.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

A very short ride to the top to enjoy the view of Zurich. Walking back down to the old street via stairs is easy. Pleasant short visit

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Montreal, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Very short ride but interesting to try - it takes you up to Hochschule and have a nice view of Zurich near the Dolder Grand hotel. If you have already your ticket from Tram/Bus then you pay nothing extra.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

You go up on a small train. It is only 100 seconds. if you have a ticket for Zurich then you can use this train, no extra fee. You go up to Polyterasse before the building of ETH (the technical high school). The view from there is great!

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