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Urania Observatory, Zurich

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  • The building of the Observatory well noticeable from many corners of the city-polusharobraznaja roof rises in the middle of the old town centre. Nowadays the Observatory is interesting from a historical point of view rather than from the scientific-even on clear nights the light pollution from the city to see only the brightest luminaries. But with the Observatory you can see beautiful views of the city in the afternoon.
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  • Enter through the restaurant. Up the elevator to the bar and observatory floor. Great views late in the day or early evening. 
  • There are paid public tours given in the evenings (if there is clear weather). Tours on Thursday - Saturday evenings 21:00 - 22:00 hrs. The telescope is a two lens system allowing for 600-fold magnifi...  more »