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“Wow - loved it” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Matterhorn Glacier Paradise

Matterhorn Glacier Paradise
Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
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Ranked #3 of 48 things to do in Zermatt
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Glittering ice crystals and shimmering ice sculptures cast their spell over visitors to the glacier palace. A lift takes you 15 metres below the surface to a fairytale palace in the heart of the eternal ice. For small and big explorers alike.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Stairs / elevator
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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“Wow - loved it”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

This was the most memorable and amazing excursion we did on our trip to zermatt - the trip up in the cable cars along was fabulous but the view from the top (couldnt stop saying wow) - it really is breath-taking. And then to go into a glacier, what a bonus. The number one thing everyone should do when in zermatt.

Visited May 2013
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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“Also Super”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

Nice , clear and clean snow all over with great views and you keep and keep looking at it for hours.

Visited June 2013
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Richmond Hill
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“A fun excursion if slightly overpriced (for the ice palace)”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

It is a pretty high mountain - remember, you could only go up in the gondola to Kleine Matterhorn, and SEE The Matterhorn on the opposite side. It was a great view and the vantage points had lots to offer.

The ice palace was fun, if a little overpriced at 8CHF extra. The ice sculptures and other installations were interesting.

Tip: Do not move too fast at this high altitude - or else you might feel sick and nauseated.

Visited June 2013
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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“Wow!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

Another expensive but well worth it trip out from Zermatt. You take a small cable car ¾ of the way up and then change to a large cablecar for the final decent. We were able to have a small car to ourselves which was brilliant as the view constantly changes and its good to move around inside the car. It is very smooth and quiet and it is possible to get out at any of the stations but I would recommend doing that on the decent. If you can see that the Matterhorn is clear, get up there asap! The big cable car was quite full with many skiers and is a real experience as you travel above the snow. At the top there is a lot to do with a viewing platform, viewing windows, glacier ice palace and restaurant etc. It is also fun watching the many skiers around and the walkers/ climbers ascending the nearby Breithorn peak. It is a lot colder up here so dress accordingly. It was 26° in Zermatt and minus 5° at the top. The cablecar station is about 15mins walk from the centre of Zermatt.

Visited July 2013
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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“Worth it!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

It's an amazing trip!!! its hard to think how to build the gondola over the alps! but the whole trip, scenery were just out of words!!! would definitely recommend to everyone!

Visited July 2013
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