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“Waited all my life to see this.”
Review of The Matterhorn

The Matterhorn
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US$ 105.37*
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Matterhorn Glacier Paradise Entrance Ticket
Ranked #1 of 74 things to do in Zermatt
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Owner description: This imposing mountain towers 14,700 feet on the Swiss-Italian border.
Dublin, Ireland
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“Waited all my life to see this.”
Reviewed 27 February 2012

Ever since I was a kid watching Heidi cartoons, I have known of the existance of this mountain but I never thought I'd get to see it with my own eyes. In real life this mountain is just as awe-inspiring. We were fortunate enough that the day cleared up considerably midway during our visit to Zermatt and we got some good photos of it from the cable car en route to the Glacier Paradise Observatory.

Not so fortunate, however, was that when we crossed 2,500 m I started suffering from altitude sickness and we had to go back down to Zermatt village .... we never made it to the observatory. But still happy be see the Matterhorn in all its stupendous glory.

Visited February 2012
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“Gorgeous Hunk Of Rock”
Reviewed 27 February 2012

Beautiful from every angle. Very photogenic. Took several photos with it as a dramatic background. Really beautiful in early morning light.

Visited February 2012
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“Majestic view”
Reviewed 26 February 2012

HOo can one say more about such a young, craggy gorgeous mountaintop. The sun reflects off the face of the mountain in all sorts of different ways depending on the time of day and the weather. It is iconic for a reason. Just go. Sit and watch. It is beautiful.

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Dublin, Ireland
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“One of the most recognisable mountains in the world, worth a visit”
Reviewed 25 February 2012

We stayed in the hornli hut. Fabulous views of one of the worlds most recongnisable mountains. We climbed part of it and some peaks nearby. Had a great time. Cable car is expensive. Get a Swiss pass for all transport if using cable cars, trains etc

Visited August 2011
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London, UK
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“walks from town toward the mountain by the river”
Reviewed 18 February 2012

What a lovely set of trails into the woods....i even ran it, which kills you at 1600 meters up

Visited February 2012
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