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Sky View Observatory

700 4th Ave, 73rd floor, Columbia Center, Seattle, WA 98104-1801
+1 206-386-5564
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Amazing views

We were advised by someone that this was a better choice than the Space Needle as it was higher and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
David T
This is a real treat!

This trip to the 73rd floor was so fantastic. So classy and brand new...not to mention the most... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Alikatt62
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700 4th Ave, 73rd floor, Columbia Center, Seattle, WA 98104-1801
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were advised by someone that this was a better choice than the Space Needle as it was higher and cheaper. We went just before lunchtime and there was no queue. The high-speed lift had us to the top in seconds. The beauty of the...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This trip to the 73rd floor was so fantastic. So classy and brand new...not to mention the most incredible 360* view of this beautiful city. Bellevue looked like you could reach out & touch it!! I was so impressed. Stay away from the Space Needle...More

Thank Alikatt62
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were only in Seattle for 24 hours and we were very glad we slotted this visit in. It gave great views of Seattle, mountains, surrounding areas, water. No lines to get up (this was a midweek visit so unsure if that affected this). One...More

Thank Melissa B
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This really is a find.. Virtually empty on the day we went when the needle was packed. Fabulous view and whilst only indoors, great large windows with no reflections. A must see for any tourist in Seattle.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

As other reviewers have said, this place towers over the Space Needle. The view is incredible, and they'll stamp your admission so that you can come back at night and see the view then, too. if you're visiting Seattle and you really want to go...More

Thank pvfan33
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a great time with my son taking in the 360 degree views from 900+ feet up, 300 higher than the Space Needle. Inexpensive price in early June. Staff was extremely knowledgeable about views and surrounding area, multi-lingual. Save more than ten minutes to watch...More

Thank Kevin F
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Better to go there at day time for seeing 360 degree city view and taking photos by wearing casual and some special dresses, you may take some to change on the tower, lol:)

Thank sz021
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is just the best, and even taller than Space Needle, and definitely less expensive! Great for small kids too as there is room to move!

Thank Alice C
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Although we stayed near space needle we were recommended to visit here for better views of the city Great way to spend an hour, great photo ops although you are not outside but behind glass Because we are both over 55 we got in for...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

at the 73rd floor, this is twice the height of the space needle. It has great views of the ferry docks and the entire layout of Seattle. There are informative story boards explaining the views and giving history of Seattle.

Thank Peter B
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IntrepidMike
25 April 2018|
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Response from Destiny Alicia C | Reviewed this property |
Not at all.....you can purchase when you arrive. It is a beautiful place with an amazing view.
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IntrepidMike
25 April 2018|
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Response from Irene M | Reviewed this property |
Hi Mike, it's easy just walk up to the Kiosk on the side of the information booth. I walked up on a Sunday no line nothing, fastest place to enter. They are security to help.
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Meredith R
12 January 2018|
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Response from JAMC7 | Reviewed this property |
Can only reiterate the other responses. The café was informal and average and bathrooms just the standard sort. Wonder if you're got it mixed up with somewhere else?
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