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UBS Polybahn

Limmatquai 144, Zurich, Switzerland (Hochschulen)
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Ranked #19 of 96 attractions in Zurich
Type: Transportation
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Zurich, Switzerland
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78 reviews 78 reviews
26 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

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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58 reviews 58 reviews
17 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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90 reviews 90 reviews
16 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
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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6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
14 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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28 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
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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Wichita, Kansas
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We rode the Polybahn up to the Hochschule for the view of the city. There was a large group there, eating lunch and enjoying the atmosphere.

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Brisbane, Australia
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46 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

If you like your rides short and sweet and not really going anywhere in particular then this is for you! Easily accessed just near the tram stop at Central, it's all automated and is covered as another means of transport under our 24 hour transit ticket.

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