Columbia Center

Columbia Center information

Location
Seattle , USA
Address
701 5th Ave
Telephone
+1 206 386 5564
Getting there
Train: Pioneer Sq
More information
www.skyviewobservatory.com
Prices
adult/child $14.25/9
Opening hours
10am-8pm
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Everyone makes a rush for the iconic Space Needle, but it's not the tallest Seattle viewpoint. That honor goes to the sleek, tinted-windowed Columbia Center at 932ft high with 76 floors. An elevator in the lobby takes you up to the free-access 40th floor, where there's a Starbucks. From here you must take another elevator to the plush Sky View Observatory on the 73rd floor, from where you can look down on ferries, cars, islands, roofs and – ha, ha – the Space Needle!

Built between 1982 and 1985, it's the loftiest building in the Pacific Northwest