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Urania Observatory

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Address: Uraniastrasse 9, Zurich aaaa, Switzerland
Phone Number: 01/211-65-23

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Hard to Find Entrance

If you are tourist it might be hard to find the entrance of the observatory and Jules Verne bar for the first time. I tried to went there inside the building, there were other... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 13, 2014
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Istanbul, Turkey
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Istanbul, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

If you are tourist it might be hard to find the entrance of the observatory and Jules Verne bar for the first time. I tried to went there inside the building, there were other tourist people like me looking for the entrance. I realized that the main entrance was from inside the restaurant at the ground floor of the building... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We went to Urania Sternwarte on a saturday evening to have some drinks in the bar on top. It was crowded and seats were limited. But that is something you should expect and be aware of when going to this place. The drinks were served immediately. They were good, nothing to complain. The view is amazing! For sure, not my... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

You get an amazing view of the city from the observatory, even if you don't get too much of a view of the stars due to clouds. They open some nights and give a guided tour and talk of the observatory and let you look out of the telescope etc...

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Take the lift up to this cocktail bar on the Uraniastrasse. enjoy a drink while looking over the roofs of the city and out to the lake. it gets very busy in the evening so you might have to wait for a table by the window.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Located at Zurich Central just walking distance Zurich central , you will experience a great panoramic view. i recommend you may try it at the evening time and take some click

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Located in the center of Zurich, high above the restaurant Lips, this place offers a great view at night.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

the bar on top is very small, but a very lovely place to have one of the best panoramas over zürich. go there during day as its really overcrowded with after-work guests.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Enjoy watching the moon at the Urania Sternwarte or have a great view on the city and the lake from the Jules Verne Bar on the top floor! Enjoy a nice drink.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

Interesting place with great view of the town, perfect for having a drink or two... Did not like the music too much, no songs or lyrics, only a boring electronic rhythm...

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

The view is the best in town. Their drinks and snacks are good, but the staff is quite unfriendly. They don't accept reservations, so make sure you have enough time to wait until a place is available, but it's definitely worth it.

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Address: Address: Uraniastrasse 9, Zurich aaaa, Switzerland
Phone Number: 01/211-65-23
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich>  > Old Town

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