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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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Nice view of the city

The observatory is on the 73rd floor, you can get 360 degree view of the city. We went there for... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Anne T
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Victoria, Canada
Overpriced views, but better than a Space Needle

Visitors always want the glorified Space Needle experience, which is fun ONCE. ththe view here is... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
luv2travl69
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701 Fifth Ave, 73rd floor, Columbia Center, Seattle, WA 98104-7097
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The observatory is on the 73rd floor, you can get 360 degree view of the city. We went there for the sunset, the place was a bit crowded but it's still ok. Basically, you'll see the mountains, space needle, Ferris wheel and the city. Would've...More

Thank Anne T
Reviewed 6 days ago

Visitors always want the glorified Space Needle experience, which is fun ONCE. ththe view here is as good, or better, and cheaper... but ultimately it is just a view of the city from above.

Thank luv2travl69
Reviewed 6 days ago

My girlfriend and I went and paid the $10 student fee and we thought it was worth it! Before that, we had gone to the Starbucks on the 40th floor, but wanted to have a better view because the Starbucks was not a full panoramic...More

Thank Cecilia P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came around sunset and it was amazing. Every corner you turn has a whole new perspective of the city and surrounding scenery. Had a groupon which helped with the cost but it’s worth the $15 price tag. There are some seats and a Starbucks on...More

Thank MFerg1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found this very interesting and more value for money than space needle. We went around the sunset time to catch a glimpse of the sunset! It was amazing!

Thank vinitha s
Reviewed 1 week ago

A little-known secret is that there is a Starbucks on the 40th Floor, I don't think it's worth paying to go to the observatory. The Space Needle is a lot more interesting.

Thank slowenglishtravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is tallest building of Seattle. This is a commercial tower. Visitors can see all round Seattle from 73rd floor. View is excellent. Full town with mountains are visible from year. Visit on clear days. Don't forget to carry binocular for better view.

Thank guptaashok_0511
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Purchased discounted tickets on Groupon (check their site for discounts!) and understood this view to be better than the space needle. It was amazing! There were interesting facts along the walls so you could learn more about the area. We actually stopped in as we...More

Thank HeatherA10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After countless visits to the Space Needle, I've discovered the wonder of the 73rd Sky View in the 76 story Columbia Center. Since the round Space Needle is closed for an extensive remodeling, visit and experience the magnificent square view North, South, East, West higher...More

Thank PanoramaPoint
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the best view in town. You can see everything in town. We went with the family on a clear and sunny day. What a beautiful sight. We would visit again.

Thank sakl453
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magmish2000
7 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
26 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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