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The Gum Wall

Address: 1428 Post Alley, Seattle, WA 98101
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Ranked #72 of 214 Attractions in Seattle
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

You have to see it. Whether you like gum or not. Apparently it smells in the summer but there wasn't any smells in the winter. Think of it as art and don't let you mind go beyond this. It's now my Facebook cover photo!

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Anchorage, Alaska
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

This wall is located in Post Alley under the Pike Place Market. It is gross, cool, and unique all at the same time. It is a great opportunity to take some pictures and to add some gum to the wall. We had trouble finding it, but just ask any of the Pike Place Market employees and they will lead you... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Ok, How do you describe this, well there are really only two words, disgusting and fascinating at the same time. It is different, colorful and probably contains the bubonic plague in it if touched! I can assure you we did NOT touch it just took photos in front of it. I guess you can say it is most interesting and... More 

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Arlington, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Its pretty gross but I mean that pretty obvious before you get there. I say if you are going to be in Seattle though it was must to see. Make sure you bring your own gum because its a pain to find a place that actually sells it. We had to get some out of the gum machine that was... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

While visiting Seattle and walking through Pike Place Market, we knew that we had to visit The Gum Wall to see what it was all about. This is a site that you really only need to see once to get the full experience. The smell of gum hits you in the face as you come around the corner, and the... More 

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San Rafael, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

This is a must when touring Seattle. It is bizarre, gross, cool, weird. If you are in the area take a few minutes to take a picture and add a piece of gum.

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Lancaster, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Gum everywhere, it is just nasty looking and I was holding my hair and not wanting to touch anything or place.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Funny I was so excited to see this, but when I got to Pike Place I forgot until I overheard someone say "The gum wall is over there." How the heck did that happen??! Hahha. Anywho, this place is disguistingly great. There's layers and layers of colored gue on the wall. Take a few pictures and don't forget to add... More 

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Bend, Oregon, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

if you're nearby in Pike Market it's worth a visit and some pics. although I wouldn't go out of my way just to see it.

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Centennial, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

If you're visiting Pike market take the stairs down and you'll run into The gum wall. It is a lot bigger than I thought it would be. There are several rainbow colored walls covered with wads of chewed gum. I must say I have never seen such a large and colorful display of DNA. Go ahead and chew a piece... More 

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