Jungfraujoch Sphinx Observatory, Jungfraujoch

The Sphinx Observatory is an astronomical observatory located above the Jungfraujoch in Switzerland. It is named after the Sphinx, a rocky summit on which it is located. At 3,571 m (11,716 ft) above mean sea level, it is one of the highest observatories in the world. Accessible to the public, it is also the second highest observation deck in Switzerland. The mountain top has been tunneled to fit an elevator which ascends to the observatory from the Jungfraujoch railway station, the highest such train station in Europe.The open viewing deck accessible to the public is adjacent to the observatory. It offers views of the Jungfrau, Mönch, and Eiger peaks, all within a few kilometres.In popular mediaThe observatory can be seen in the movies The Grand Budapest Hotel and Krrish 3. It is also briefly seen in the trailer for Steep (video game).
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  • August 19, 2017
    Sphinx astronomy student suriel and Jungfrau station, Top of Europe is the same 棟 Construction, according to 導 覽 refers to the standard can take the TV ladder comes to Sphinx astronomy student 3571 meters above sea level. This here can close view-Zaventem 賞 Jungfrau and aleiqi glaciers, views of the outdoor deck in summer its right not want cold, Qi hot is comfortable and pleasant. If you bought the Jungfrau train ticket 頂, then be sure to come on astronomical platform a good look at the beauty in front of the Sphinx.
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  • August 15, 2017
    We took the train from Interlaken Ost to Jungfraujoch and it was a fantastic, not to be missed experience as the visibility was great and the views were spectacular and the sense of being somewhere sp...  more »
  • August 14, 2017
    This was an amazing tour we took with Best of Switzerland Tours booked through Viator. We were picked up in Salzburg by coach and driven via Interlaken for a break the off to cog wheel train to takes ...  more »
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  • August 22, 2017
    One of the best scenic places in the world. Ensure that you plan your travel and check out the weather beforehand. We were extremely lucky to be here and see the mountains and glaciers in clear sky
  • August 19, 2017
    It's an absolutely refreshing and exciting experience to be on top of europe. The landscape is just awesome and the activities worth trying. Lovely place, Jaunfrojauch and Sphinx Observatory
  • July 29, 2017
    Just stunning. The views are incredible and difficult to match from any other place in Switzerland.
  • June 21, 2017
    Amazing to have a tunnel built through one of the most iconic mountains in the world, the Eiger, just for the purpose of having a train bring tourists to a saddle between two 12,000 ft peaks in the Jungfrau mountains in the Alps. It's a bit touristy, but the views are amazing, the facilities are first class and the activities are unbelievable. If you're in the area, this is an experience you won't find anywhere else in the world and is not to be missed.
  • July 23, 2017
    This expensive trip (ends up being ~$ 200 per person regardless) is as remarkable for late 19th century Swiss engineering as it is for the spectacular views. A must-do. Hordes of tourists in buses, glitzy, however. Avoid with young kids, real risk of altitude sickness.

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