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Address: Yesler Street & 1st Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104
Phone Number: 206-667-0687
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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Nice little place

This is a nice place to walk around and shop and look. Although the homeless situation is very apparent in the area.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
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Atlanta area
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Atlanta area
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

This is a nice place to walk around and shop and look. Although the homeless situation is very apparent in the area.

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Kansas City, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Though it has been many years since I was there last, we had a wonderful time. I would like to return and spend some more time in Seattle.

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Gainesville, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Definitely the home of my favorite vintage shops in Seattle and some supremely-mediocre restaurants. Worth a wander if you're around.

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Seattle, Washington
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42 reviews 42 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

It can be dicey walking around PS at night unless you're with a group of folks. BUT GO THERE FOR ALL THE LITTLE ART GALLERIES!!! A must for any creative to hang out around here. Great little food places too. History buffs, photographers, film folk, and artists. There are some hidden gems too. Martyr Sauce is a great little gallery... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

This charming part of historic Seattle still retains much of its old-fashioned feel. Yes, there are many homeless people that roam the area, but they don't bother you at all. If you want to explore Pier 52 (to take the ferry from the Seattle Terminal to Bainbridge Island), the waterfront, or even Pike Place, Pioneer Square is a great starting... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We were interested in the history of Seattle so we went to Pioneer square. We couldn't even get proper pictures of the area because there were so many homeless around. It was sad and uncomfortable.

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Spokane, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

I like Pioneer Square, even if it means maneuvering around a lot of panhandlers and sketchy types. Yes, there are a lot of homeless people in the area, but I rarely ever feel threatened or unsafe. There's a lot of revitalization going on in the neighborhood and lots of fun, interesting shops to visit. The restaurant scene is good and... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

A local who showed me and my husband how to get to the Seattle Waterfront suggested that we go through Pioneer Square to "experience Old Seattle". There was one caveat she stated: Walk through Pioneer Square during daytime. It's the best time to explore it. The square is actually quiet charming because of its historic/old buildings. And, just like any... More 

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Edmonton, Alberta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We visited Pioneer Square while in Seattle. While not as busy or trendy as Pike Place area, there are many shops and restaurants to visit. It was worth our time to stroll around while waiting for the Underground Tour. Be sure to check out the Glassblowing Studio if you're in the area!

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Interesting and grisly tour thru the bowels of the old city "the underground tour". Look it up it starts at a Pub and should end there, fun for all.

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