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“like on real mountains”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of UBS Polybahn

UBS Polybahn
Ranked #1 of 14 Transportation in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence
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Zurich, Switzerland
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26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“like on real mountains”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2014

i love this short cable car. it looks and behaves like the ones in the mountains (stoos, grimsel, pilatus, ...) but is just way shorter and in the center of zürich. you dont need a special ticket, its in the vbz-network, so any zürich ticket works.

Visited February 2014
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“View from the hill”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2014

Cross the Limmat River on the Bahnhof Bruche Bridge across from the train station. There is a red door for the tram. We wanted to take it up to the University, but unfortunately it was closed today. Was it b/c it was Saturday? I don't know. Even some students were surprised. Anyway we did walk up the colorful streets to the top. It wasn't a bad walk, really! It was a beautiful view overlooking the city rooftops and steeples from the plaza. Easier walk down on some comfortable stairs.

Visited May 2014
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Hong Kong, China
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“Great fun!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2014

The polybahn is a very short ride - but what's not to like about a tram that takes you up the hill, that emerges from a normal-looking building and crosses the road? Do remember to walk a few more steps and stand at the front of the tram, if it's not raining.

Once you've got to the top, turn right and walk a bit to a platform with great view of the city.

Visited April 2014
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Wiesbaden, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“great experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2014

Near the tram station central, just cross the road and you will see a red door! So what is behind it? It is a way up to the hill, a small tram to the University. Highly recommended, a great fun!

Visited May 2014
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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“easy up the hill”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2014

A historic icon of Zurich connecting the lake-level street with the ETH university main administration in a lovingly restored cable car makes the ride up the hill into an effortless and very pleasant experience.

Visited March 2014
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