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“Great view of the Matterhorn and Monte Rosa” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Rothorn Paradise

Rothorn Paradise
Zermatt, Switzerland
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Ranked #6 of 25 Attractions in Zermatt
Type: Observation Decks/ Towers
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Owner description: From the Rothorn, the iconic Matterhorn presents itself from its most spectacular side. Besides the spacious cable car, adventurous and well-maintained hiking trails lead you up to the summit on 3,103 m.a.s.l. On the top, you enjoy a breathtaking view over the surrounding peaks, with a lot of them reaching above 4,000 metres. The "Peak collection" exhibition helps you find the most stunning summits.
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“Great view of the Matterhorn and Monte Rosa”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

Loved it all. The rides in the funicular, gondola and cable cars were all fun. The views were spectacular. We just beat the clouds from covering our view of all the mountains. Depends on the weather and we lucked out!

Visited September 2013
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“Fantastic views”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Traveled by train, then gondola and finally cable car to get here. Well worth it for the views.
There is a really charming little chapel at the top and also a restaurant if you feel like a coffee or something to eat. We just walked around and enjoyed the view. Amazing!

Visited August 2013
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“Rothorn Paradise is a great experience while in Zermatt.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

This is a great experience to do while in Zermatt. While you can see the Matterhorn from the lower elevations in Zermatt, the trip to Rothorn offers you the best views and for photographers, the best photos. You will have to change cable cars twice before getting to the top. At the first stop is a nice cafe offering awesome views of the Matterhorn. This was one of the best things we did while in Switzerland. Kids will enjoy it also.
This is a little expensive, but not by Swiss standards. Would recommend this to anyone traveling to Zermatt.

Visited July 2013
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“Best Lift view for Matterhorn”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

The view from the 50persons cabin lift of the Matterhorn is one of the best. Neverthless the cabins were overcrowded; safety and security should in any case taken under consideration.

Visited March 2013
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“Great morning excursion”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

Catch the 3 legs of this journey to the top of Rothorn for stunning views & perhaps get to see the parasailors taking off. Walk the middle segment down to see the classic lake view reflection of the Matterhorn

Visited July 2013
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