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Sky View Observatory

701 Fifth Ave, 73rd floor, Columbia Center, Seattle, WA 98104-7097
+1 206-386-5564
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Lesser known place with great view

A great observatory which provides a 360 degrees view of Seattle and its surrounding... read more

Reviewed yesterday
PassionBaker
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Singapore, Singapore
Outstanding Attraction without the Crowds

The Sky View Observatory, as it’s called, is on the 73rd floor of the Columbia Center building... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Artfornodriving
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Sydney, Australia
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701 Fifth Ave, 73rd floor, Columbia Center, Seattle, WA 98104-7097
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Reviewed yesterday

A great observatory which provides a 360 degrees view of Seattle and its surrounding. Unfortunately, when we went on one of the morning, it was raining and cloudy. So we couldn't see far. However, the lady said our ticket is valid for the whole day,...More

Thank PassionBaker
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Sky View Observatory, as it’s called, is on the 73rd floor of the Columbia Center building. (There are also reviews of this attraction under “Columbia Center”). The drill is that you make your way independently to the observatory via two lifts from the ground...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

A little cluttered with the renovations going on, but it was a clear day and we had wonderful views of the needle and sound. A friend who lives in the area said to view the city from here instead of the Space Needle. It's an...More

Thank Hilarie_S_OK
Reviewed 5 days ago

I've been to both the Space Needle and here. Go here instead. You get a better view of the entire city, stand much taller in the city to see more, and it is weather controlled. It was nice and cozy inside and the building sits...More

Thank TravelingJournal
Reviewed 5 days ago

We researched and found this was the best and highest view. It didn't disappoint. My friend got a Groupon for two and it was perfect! We took lots of photos 360 degrees around!

Thank Jackie G
Reviewed 1 week ago

A must do in Seattle. Better views and cheaper than the space needle. Go on a clear day for better visibility of Mt. Rainier and the Olympic Mountains. Ticket is for the whole day so you can leave and come back at sunset. AWESOME!

Thank AllergyTraveler8
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Sky View Observatory is located on the 73rd floor of the Columbia Tower. The amazing view is 360 degrees through floor to ceiling windows! At 902 feet the Observatory is the tallest in the Pacific Northwest! On a clear day you can see Mt...More

Thank LovetoWalk51
Reviewed 1 week ago

It just happened to be a partly cloudly day with beautiful views. Amazing!! Highest observatory in downtown.

Thank VirginiaR0se
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bit expensive, but its a gorgeous place to watch a sunset with someone you love. The café was not open when I was there. I wish it was open a little later in the evening to see the cityscape at night more. I got great...More

Thank Grace A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sky View Observatory is a great place to get your bearings for a Seattle visit. Spectacular views and worth the price of admission.

Thank ZippyGreen
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magmish2000
8 August 2017|
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Response from Heatherh57 | Reviewed this property |
We were using public transport while in Seattle so unfortunately I'm unable to answer your question.
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JuneK99
31 August 2016|
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Response from Gypseycat | Reviewed this property |
We were there on a Thursday morning and it was not crowded. Great views!
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kmb3
27 August 2016|
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Response from Quang P |
Purchase your tickets online or in person on Floor 73. Pricing is as follows: Adults: $14.75 Children Ages 6-12: $9.00 Children Ages 5 & under: FREE Students & Military with ID: $9.00 Seniors 55+: $9.00... More
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