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UBS Polybahn

Limmatquai 144, Zurich, Switzerland (Hochschulen)
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Ranked #20 of 97 Attractions in Zurich
Type: Transportation
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Zurich, Switzerland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

it takes you quickly to a lovely view and to UNI area. Love it! Great short trip, cute for visitors as well.

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Hamilton & Waikato Region, New Zealand
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70 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

A little confused how it worked but got the hang of getting our tickets out of a machine and up we went. Out at the top and walked about a minute and found a flat area with some great views. Then back down we went. Go for it!

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Zurich, Switzerland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Have you ever been on a cable car? No - well, 5 minutes from the Zurich main station you can fetch a ride with this charming "funicular" (latin name for a train going up and down on a cable - the car is still on tracks). It is included in the city 24hr daypass, and you'll get a nice vista... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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9 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

If you wish to get a feeling of polybahn ride, then here you will get it in less than 2 minutes of total run. There is only one stop. Please check the schedule because it does not operate late in the evenings and on sundays.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The Polybahn takes you up the hill from Central to the University in under a minute. I've taken it several times and noticed mostly the university students who ride it. The view at the top is gorgeous, overlooking the city and the Limmat River below. The only thing that prevents a 5* rating from me is that the doors are... More

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Gympie, Australia
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10 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

A really fast ride to the top and a connecting bus to the zoo. Signage is a bit out so look for the polybahn in between the eateries, not in the side street as the sign suggests. The cost is covered on a Zurich pass.

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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

A very short trip on this little lovely cart, it brought me to a magic place and met magic people. NR xx

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Wolverhampton
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

After we changed from a terrible hotel to a new one ( Limmathof") - we found our view out of the window was of the funicular which takes you up to the University building. This was a really pretty site and not as noisy as you would expect !

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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363 reviews 363 reviews
121 attraction reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This little train takes you up the side of a hill from the central station to the university at the top of the hill although not too far but worth a try

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Very sweet little train that goes up to a stop, there you can sep outside and view all over the city of Zurich!! The Polybahn train is very nostalgic!

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