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Address: Yesler Street & 1st Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104
Phone Number: 206-667-0687
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Activities: City walk sightseeing
Description: Pioneer Square Park, topped by an ornate pergola, is the site of the...
Pioneer Square Park, topped by an ornate pergola, is the site of the city's oldest settlement.
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Seems to be fizzled out!

Some nice shops but less than ads led me to believe. Nearby were several interesting antique stores but yo had to search for them and many were no longer in operation.

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
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Concord, California
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We liked walking around this area of Seattle. We decided to take one of the walking underground tours of Seattle. It was really awesome seeing some of old Seattle preserved under the existing city above and learning about the history of the city.

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Lowell, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Some nice shops but less than ads led me to believe. Nearby were several interesting antique stores but yo had to search for them and many were no longer in operation.

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Antioch, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

History is preserved in Pioneer square in that the buildings have been refurbished and cleaned up to their original appearance. There are several places to eat, drink and be merry. Also, there is the underground tour for a little different prospective on the area.

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

This area has a lot of attractions and restaurants, but we were continuously hassled by panhandlers as we walked down the street. I'm not sure what the solution to this would be, but it is not an area that I would seek out again.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We went down to Pioneer Square to take the local underground tour. Pioneer Park is an artsy neighborhood much like those metro-niches so often seen in movies. It is was so much fun walking through the shops and eating at the local eateries. Pioneer Square is one of those places to go to get away from the fast-track, pre-fab culture... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The history of Seattle all rolled up in less then a half mile square. As a kid this was a dangerous place to be but today it has become a mecca for foodies, art and nightlife. Very easy to navigate on foot and 2nd avenue is a walking street only.

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Pahoa, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

You'll have a hard time deciding what to try, so try a little of everything! Street vendors selling their wares, hustle and bustle, and sights galore. A great way to spend a Sunday afternoon.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Some interesting stores to visit. There were quite a few panhandlers, some got a little aggressive (scary).

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Thousand Oaks, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

I am one that loves old buildings and architecture so this was a real treat for me. So glad that Bill Speidel fought so hard to keep all the old buildings in Seattle, rather than have them destroyed and replaced with modern structures. The streets are fine to walk in the day time, lots of restaurants and shops. I would... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

The historic vibe is cool, the old buildings and lampposts and bubbler and tram pergola, etc. But Pioneer Square is small and not really a hangout place, unless you are homeless I suppose. Pro tip - avoid puddles on the sidewalk, especially if it hasn't rained recently.

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Address: Address: Yesler Street & 1st Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104
Phone Number: 206-667-0687
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Pioneer Square

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