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Space Needle

Address: 400 Broad Street, Broad St. and Fifth Ave. N, Seattle, WA 98109
Phone Number: 800-937-9582
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Ranked #29 of 213 Attractions in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Monuments/ Statues, Observation Decks/ Towers, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Dining
Fee: Yes
Owner description: Climb 520 feet to the observation deck of Seattle's signature...
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Monuments/ Statues, Observation Decks/ Towers, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Dining
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Hours:
Sun 9:30 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:30 am - 11:30 pm
Owner description: Climb 520 feet to the observation deck of Seattle's signature building, which is actually 605 feet tall, for spectacular views of the city and its surrounding area. For food and fantastic sights check out SkyCity, the tower's rotating restaurant that makes one complete orbit per hour.
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Ningbo, China
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57 reviews 57 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

Yeah it's pricey for a elevator ticket, yeah you might have to wait in line. But your trip to Seattle wont be complete without it. You want to go back home to have all your friends ask about the space needle, and you say "ah, we skipped that, I am not paying 20 bucks!" The views on top are amazing... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Amazing view, but really not that much of a wow factor for the price it charges. However, would definitely recommend it to anyone as it is THE icon of Emerald City.

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

I have been going up here since I was younger and always love the views on a clear day. A must do when visiting Seattle. The price is a bit high, $15 would be more reasonable.

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Nelspruit, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

I love the space needle - nice staff, awesome view of an amazing city. Not much to do or space for the younger kids but also did not expect much of that anyways - I still recommend the trip up - even with kids.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

I admit the price was a little steep but we saved a lot of doing the city book and they also offered a military discount. All of the employees were friendly and knowledgeable. The thing that surprised me the most was how everything was interactive at the top of the tower and free, including things like the look out binoculars... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

If you ever thought if you should go up, the answer is YES! Especially if you are able to catch a sunny day in Seattle (they happen). This is the absolute best way to see the city in all of its 365' beauty is atop the Needle. It is a bit pricey (over $25) but well worth it. If you... More 

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Oak Harbor, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

What can I say about the 52 year old definition of the emerald city tht has not already been said. Great location....you can see the Olympic mountains..the San Juan Islands...the Cascade mountains...Puget sound...Bellvue...Lake Washington...the list goes on. You can have lunch, or a drink on the "lower" level(580 feet) or just hang out on the observation deck. What a great... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

The cost to go to the top was a bit pricey in my opinion but I also have been spoiled to see a lot of huge beautiful cities for nothing. Def cool to check out from the ground at the least.

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Orlando, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

It is a good attraction as it's part of Seattle history it's just expensive for an elevator ride with just views of Seattle,Take plenty of pictures

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Yep, its just a tall building with a view. But unlike many other city centre towers the view from the space needle includes Punget sound, Olympian mountains, down town, and on a good day mount Ranier. So really offers quite a bit more. It's also just the right height to get stunning vistas but without being too remote. Cost was... More 

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