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Gornergrat Bahn

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Address: Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
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Great Day Out

Took cog railway train to here -thick snow all around . After taking photos and a brief walk around,we took train to a station about halfway down and walked the remainder of the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Fort William, United Kingdom
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Fort William, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Took cog railway train to here -thick snow all around . After taking photos and a brief walk around,we took train to a station about halfway down and walked the remainder of the way to Zermatt-beautiful walk on a sunny "great to be alive " day

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Manila, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The view on the top is Majestic!! We used our Swiss Travel Pass for 50% discount. Buy onsite vs online to avoid disappointment due to bad weather. The website has pretty accurate prediction and live webcam. Buy Ski Pass to save money. Carry food as the options at the top are limited. A must do and is Totally worth it!!... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Runs frequently and latest around 7xx pm to cater your desire to see sunset. Persoanlly I prefer this train than the cable lift for glacier paradise where both get 50% discount if you have swiss pass. Do take a seat in the right side so that you can have Matterhorn get closer and closer to you and more wow sounds... More 

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Thank AUG2016familytrip
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The train ride was incredibly beautiful. We were able to have a great lunch at the top and take some wonderful photographs. A trip to Zermatt should include riding the Gornergrat Bahn.

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Thank Harry W
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Superb mountain railway ride. Fantastic views, with super self-service restaurant at top. Great skiing down.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm so glad we were able to go on this trip! It was so beautiful and we went at the end of the day (last trip) and had the place to ourselves! Wish we had gone up on an earlier train to experience the stores and stuff up top and then enjoy the sunset on the way down but now... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the fun train ride up and were really enjoying the spectacular views when a snow storm came along. We were never in any danger but i gave you the feeling of what it might be like to be a mountain climber and not just a tourist. I am really glad it snowed!

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singapore
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is billed as the highest railway journey in Europe. It's a 30 minute ride all the way to the top. The views are spectacular. Consider buying the tickets for this train from the conductor on the Visp - Zermatt leg as the cost will be SFr10 less than buying at the station (promotion price so may not be available... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whilst my son was sling I though I'd pop on the cog railway and go to Gornergrat. You will not be disappointed. Views were amazing as to be expected. Wear sensible shoes and wrap up warm. The number of people falling over on ice in trainers was ridiculous. Highly recommended.

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Sussex
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took the train up to Gornergrat; totally efficient, clean and a beautiful, picturesque trip up through the trees overlooking Zermatt. Caught the train back from various places on different days including Riffelberg and Riffelalp with absolutely no worries! A great way of getting views of the Gorner Gletscher and the majestic Matterhorn!

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