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“Aerial view” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Sky View Observatory

Sky View Observatory
701 Fifth Ave, 73rd floor, Columbia Center, Seattle, WA 98104 (Formerly Bank of America Tower)
206-386-5564
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Ranked #3 of 178 Attractions in Seattle
Type: Architectural Buildings, Observation Decks/ Towers, Landmarks
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“Aerial view”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013 via mobile

We found this on trip advisor and happy we did. The views of the city are amazing and the $9.00 entrance fee was extremely nice. On the day we went only six to eight people were there. Great aerial views of the puget sound and the sports stadiums.

Visited April 2013
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“High and dry”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

Yeah, your higher than the Space Needle and you stay warm and dry but its boring and not as fun as the iconic Space Needle. You pay for an elevator ride and a non engaging person taking money. Views are good but just can't seem to get excited about this lame thrill ride. Skip it, go to the Needle and see the Wheedle.

Visited September 2012
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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“Excellent secret viewpoint!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

An incredible view; especially good to look down on the Space Needle! Much better value, and a far more peaceful observatory experience. Heavily recommended to any Seattle tourists, especially those more budget conscious.

Visited April 2013
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“Much better. . . .”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

Much better views than the space needle, less crowded, and cheaper! You're nearly twice as high as the space needle.

Visited December 2012
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“Wow”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

We absolutely loved finding this place! I'm surprised no one else was there! It's cheaper than the Space Needle, twice as high as the Space needle, and you can go up twice in the day without having to pay the additional fee. The attendant Michelle was really informative about the area, and turned off the lights for us when it was getting darker so we could really see the city light up! There's parking right under the building and the staff was really helpful in pointing us the right direction. The views were amazing! You see so far! Michelle told us that they're in the process of renovating the space as well and turning it into more of a lounge atmosphere as well as serving Beer and Wine. We'll be back. :)

Visited April 2013
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