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HOW TO FIND US

DIRECTIONS FROM ZURICH MAIN STATION TO THE SEMPER OBSERVATORY

 

BY TRAM:

take tram No. 10 (in the direction of Flughafen) from the tram stop Bahnhofplatz/HB to the tram stop ETH/Universitätsspital; walk up Schmelzbergstrasse to the Semper Observatory; or: take tram No. 6 (in the direction of Zoo) from the tram stop Bahnhofstrasse via Central to the tram stop ETH/Universitätsspital; walk up Schmelzbergstrasse to the Semper Observatory

BY POLYBAHN:

walk to Central; take the Polybahn from Central to the end of the line at Polyterrasse; walk via Tannenstrasse to the Semper observatory

ON FOOT:

walk from the main train station to Central; at Central go up the stairs to Hirschengraben, turn right; after about 150 m turn left and go up the stairs to ETH via Schienhutgasse; Künstlergasse; Karl Schmid-Strasse; at Rämistrasse turn left; after approx. 80 m turn right into Schmelzbergstrasse; the Semper observatory is 100 m up the hill on the left side of the street

GETTING TO SEMPER OBSERVATORY BY CAR

FROM ZURICH AIRPORT:

exit the airport onto the freeway, follow the signs to Zürich (green sign), on the freeway, follow the signs to Zürich-City; at the Zürich-Ost junction take the Zürich-City exit; next take the first exit on the right for Schwamendingen / Irchel / Ueberlandstrasse / Universitätsspital (blue sign); always follow the Universitätsspital sign; at the Universitätsspital Notfallstation sign (red sign) turn left into Spöndlistrasse (just after the tram stop Haldenbach); at the intersection of Spöndlistrasse and Schmelzbergstrasse turn left; the entrance to the Semper Observatory's parking lot is on the left after approx., 20 m (at the Private No Parking sign)

FROM BERN / BASEL:

freeway A1; at the Limmattalerkreuz junction follow St. Gallen / Zürich-Nordring signs; change to Zürich-City lane; at the Zürich-Nord junction take the Zürich-City exit; at the Zürich-Ost junction take the Zürich-City exit; next take the first exit on the right for Schwamendingen / Irchel / Ueberlandstrasse / Universitätsspital (blue sign); always follow the Universitätsspital sign; at the Universitätsspital Notfallstation sign (red sign) turn left into Spöndlistrasse (just after the tram stop Haldenbach); at the intersection of Spöndlistrasse and Schmelzbergstrasse turn left; the entrance to the Semper Observatory's parking lot is on the left after approx. 20 m (at the Private No Parking sign)

FROM LUZERN / GOTTHARD:

freeway Luzern-Zürich to Sihlbrugg; highway via Langnau a. A., Adliswil in the direction of Zurich; at Zurich follow TRANSIT / Zürich-Wiedikon / City; after the first light change lanes for Rapperswil / See / Enge; after the tunnel change to the left lane for Winterthur / Forch / Rüti / Rapperswil; at Bellevue follow the Winterthur / Universitätsspital sign; then follow the Universitätsspital signs; at the Universitätsspital Notfallstation sign (red sign) turn right into Schmelzbergstrasse (across from ETH main building); the entrance to the Semper Observatory's parking lot is on the left after approx. 100 m (at the Private No Parking sign)

FROM ST. GALLEN / SCHAFFHAUSEN:

freeway A1; at the Zürich-Ost junction take the Zürich-City exit; next take the first exit on the right for Schwamendingen / Irchel / Ueberlandstrasse / Universitätsspital (blue sign); always follow the Universitätsspital sign; at the Universitätsspital Notfallstation sign (red sign) turn left into Spöndlistrasse (just after the tram stop Haldenbach); at the intersection of Spöndlistrasse and Schmelzbergstrasse turn left; the entrance to the Semper Observatory's parking lot is on the left after approx 20 m (at the Private No Parking sign)

FROM CHUR / GLARUS:

Freeway A3; follow right lane TRANSIT / Zürich-Wiedikon / City; after the first light change to Rapperswil / See / Enge lane; after the first light change lanes for Rapperswil / See / Enge; after the tunnel change to the left lane for Winterthur / Forch / Rüti / Rapperswil; at Bellevue follow the Winterthur / Universitätsspital sign; then follow the Universitätsspital signs; at the Universitätsspital Notfallstation sign (red sign) turn right into Schmelzbergstrasse (across from ETH main building); the entrance to the Semper Observatory's parking lot is on the left after approx. 100 m (at the Private No Parking sign)

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