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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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Best View of Seattle

So glad we did this instead of the Needle. Much better view of the city and Mt Rainer. OK snack... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Tom6986
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Hauppauge, New York
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Must do!

Beautiful views in a high rise. $15 per person, a bit much but it's worth it. A must see when you... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
jjulianagomez
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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701 Fifth Ave, 73rd floor, Columbia Center, Seattle, WA 98104-7097
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

So glad we did this instead of the Needle. Much better view of the city and Mt Rainer. OK snack bar. Try the time lapse function on the iPhone and see ships really shoot across the harbor . Hope everyone gets a nice Sunny day...More

Thank Tom6986
Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful views in a high rise. $15 per person, a bit much but it's worth it. A must see when you go to Seattle.

1  Thank jjulianagomez
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very high, good views of Seattle from 4 sides -- maybe a little expensive but not too bad. Lots of good photo opportunities.

Thank Chuk G
Reviewed 2 days ago

Higher and cheaper than the needle. And you get a view of Seattle with the Needle.No brainier. Short walk to Pioneer Square. Recommended.

Thank seth r
Reviewed 3 days ago

On a clear day, views are breath taking and most awesome. You will not be disappointed. If it is overcast or smokey out you may want to reconsider as it will cost you.

Thank KRN817
Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and I wanted to see Seattle and the surrounding area, so we were told about the Sky View Observatory. It was a wonderful view, but I would have like to have had a more upscale sitting area to enjoy a glass of wine...More

Thank Susan39564
Reviewed 3 days ago

Can't get a better view of the City! You can see absolutely everything from this Observatory. It is an uphill walk from some parts of the City though so plan accordingly if you are walking. We walked all the way down 4th from the Market,...More

Thank looloo715
Reviewed 3 days ago

We really liked the observatory. The nearby fires kept it from being clear but could still see all of Seattle and out to sea easily. Lots of interesting maps, photos and info on the inside walls of the circular observatory. Also about half the price...More

Thank NorthCarolinaSandie
Reviewed 3 days ago

I fear some reviewers are confused about where they went. This is not the Space Needle, it is the Columbia Centre and it is a better, taller, cheaper option. I had read about the Columbia Centre before we left Australia, and as others have said...More

Thank lyntraveller50
Reviewed 4 days ago

Night time viewing was spectacular & very colourful! the whole skline was visible, along with all of the most topical & important sites,

Thank Junior2165
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magmish2000
8 August 2017|
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Response from Gil M | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know it is not validated for just the observatory. I believe only for the sky city restaurant. That validation even doesn't give you FREE parking, just a valet parking rate of $13 for 3 hours, which is better... More
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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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