Urania Observatory3807 Votes Currently Open
- Address: Uraniastrasse 9, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland
- Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
- Phone: 41-433171640
- Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
- Tags: Landmark, Observatory, Family And Kids, Architecture
Urania Sternwarte is an open observatory in the Lindenhof quarter of Zurich, Switzerland. Urania's refracting telescope is provided with a Fraunhofer two-lens arrangement of 30 cm gap and central length of 5.05 meters, permitting maximal 600-fold amplification. The observatory offers guided tours – Moon, Solar System objects, stars, star groups, interstellar mists, and cosmic systems – and uncommon occasions for a wide group of onlookers, and additionally unique tours for schools and groups. The site provides a beautiful perspective of the city, Lake Zurich and the Alps. The Urania house has a restaurant and a Bar, as well. In the meantime, its area amidst the city of Zurich is a genuine issue, as light pollution of the city may hamper cosmic views.
Entrance Ticket Details For Urania Observatory
- Costs per admission- Adults CHF 15, Adolescents 12 to 16- 10 francs.
- Kulturlegi / hour Ducks- CHF 10, Children 6 to 12- 5 CHF
- Entry is free for children up to six years.
Urania Observatory Hours
- The tours start at 21.00 clock and take about 1 1/2 hours. The box office opens at 20.45 clock.
How to Reach Urania Observatory
- Bahnhofstrasse Station: Trams 3, 4, 6, 7, 11, 13, 14, 15 ; Buses N1, N6, N13
- Witschi's Restaurant & Bar – French
- Restaurant and bar on location
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20.6% of people who visit Zurich include Urania Observatory in their plan
09 AM - 10 AM
58.75% of people start their Urania Observatory visit around 09 AM - 10 AM
1 Hr 30 Minutes
People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Urania Observatory
57.14% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Urania Observatory