The Polyterrasse, also known as the viewing terrace in front of ETH Zurich’s main building, offers a fantastic view of Zurich’s old town. It is easily accessible via the Polybahn, which takes just 100 seconds from Central. Here, students, locals, visitors and tourists alike enjoy the panoramic view over the city of Zurich.
The special thing about the Polyterrasse is its shared use by ETH students and the public. Anyone can use the terrace as a viewing platform or to relax. It is open to the public around the clock and invites you to linger. A place where locals and tourists alike can meet and enjoy the charm of the city of Zurich.
bQm Kulturcafe & Bar below Polyterrasse
Below the Polyterrasse is the popular bQm bar, which is frequented not only by students, but also by lecturers, employees of ETH Zurich and the University of Zurich as well as guests from other departments. On weekdays, beer and snacks such as pizza slices, toast and chips are offered here at fair prices. The interior is simple but cozy – in the style of “bQm”. The bar is an insider tip, because in addition to the relaxed atmosphere, the spacious terrace offers a wonderful view of the city of Zurich.
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A beautiful place to enjoy the view of Zurich’s old town. The large terrace at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) is just a few minutes’ walk from the main railway station. It can be reached via the Polybahn from Central.
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