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Address: 701 5th Ave, 73rd floor, Columbia Center, Seattle, WA 98104-7097 (Formerly Bank of America Tower)
Phone Number: 206-386-5564
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Great views

Way higher than the space needle and much more affordable Too! 360 degree views of the city and great educational info around the exhibit.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
tiffany c
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Way higher than the space needle and much more affordable Too! 360 degree views of the city and great educational info around the exhibit.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

When you have a reservation to the restaurant, you bypass the long lines waiting to go to the top. There is a minimum to spend at the restaurant but, it's not much more than the cost of the elevator up for just the view. It's kind of cool to sit there eating while the view of the skyline continuously changes.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

While I love the Space Needle, the view from the Observatory can't be beat (it includes). We went on a Wednesday in the middle of the day and there was no line and no crowd. We got lucky and got a glorious sunny Seattle day and could see for miles in every direction. The information provided about each area you... More 

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We arrived at around 6pm and yes there was a queue but we waited...our time to go was 7:30pm, again you wait in line to get up, we finally were in the lift about 8:10 and did the up trip in the lift, bit scary to look out the window, once at the top the view is worth the wait...we... More 

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Wise, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Location was close to hotel Monaco so we walked. The view was beautiful. Price was fair for the view you saw. Would do this again when viaitiing.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was something fun to do . It gives you a different look of Seattle and you can see the Space Needle . Then later go to the space needle and take a pic. of the Columbia tower. Check on line (groupon) we saved 50% They have a small café on top but save you hunger as China town is... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Best view of Seattle, no queue, much cheaper and less touristy than Space Needle. Food and drink available there and you can return anytime same day for one entry price so good to return at sunset.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The view is breathtaking and not scary usually don't like heights but I felt really secure and they do make it quite comfortable for visitors I got the city pass so I went am and pm it was amazing seeing the sun go down so high up loved it

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you want to get a great view for a good price, go here. I can't compare the view to the Space Needle, but it was below us, more expensive, and more crowded.

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Thank KnoxJimily
Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was recommended to us to go and watch sunset. The view was amazing of the city and the different mountain ranges. They do charge to go up, but it was not expensive.

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