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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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Great views - no crowds

We went up here one sunny evening in July around 7.30pm. There were no queues and yet the views... read more

Reviewed today
BibiDub
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Dublin, Ireland
Great Space Needle alternative

We bring guests here because it is much less expensive than the Space Needle and actually much... read more

Reviewed yesterday
mnrg
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Seattle, Washington
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701 Fifth Ave, 73rd floor, Columbia Center, Seattle, WA 98104-7097
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Reviewed today

We went up here one sunny evening in July around 7.30pm. There were no queues and yet the views from the top were great. You can walk around the whole top floor in very spacious areas and sit in some comfortable seats and relax if...More

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Reviewed yesterday

We bring guests here because it is much less expensive than the Space Needle and actually much higher. The food is fun, you can sit and have a beer or two. It isn't crowded, the views are outstanding!

1  Thank mnrg
Reviewed 2 days ago

I love anything with heights, so we did this and the Space Needle. This was great. No lines like the Space Needle. It has a huge space with no crowds. There are seats, so we just enjoyed some down time and the view! And your...More

Thank kreeder2
Reviewed 3 days ago

Better to see Needle & rest of Seattle from here than to pay more and be IN the needle, after trolling for parking for 45 minutes and standing in lines forever. No lines here, cheaper, parking garage and much higher.

Thank Annette B
Reviewed 3 days ago

The 360 degree views from this observatory are outstanding. Much better than the ones from the Seattle Needle.

Thank Kimberlee S
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is the highest elevation of the view of Seattle. Cheaper than the "Needle" and you have an opportunity to visit this place twice a day. I recommend this place. It has great view of the whole city. RomanPi

Thank Roman P
Reviewed 5 days ago

Pretty great view of the city and surrounding areas. I wish the food area had been open, or at least a vending machine!

Thank Mike A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We picked a truly beautiful day to visit Seattle so the view from the Sky View was unforgettable. Warm welcoming staff and super fast lift adds to the occasion. This is clearly a must do when in Seattle. The open area on the 73rd floor...More

2  Thank walshy1160
Reviewed 1 week ago

My cousin recommended we visit here, and we were glad we did! The views are incredible, and you are in an enclosed area which is much larger and much less crowded than the Space Needle. To top it all off, if you keep your receipt...More

3  Thank SoJerzeeGirl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent view of Seattle from the highest viewing platform in town. Higher than the space needle! 360 degrees view with a little bar. I will be back!

1  Thank Peter E
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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 avonsong | Reviewed this property |
$14.75 per person
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Merika S
28 June 2016|
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Response from pretblueye | Reviewed this property |
I used Groupon and bought 2 tickets at a discount of $18 for 2 people. Without the discount it is $14.75 per person
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