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The Gum Wall

Pike Place Market, Seattle, WA 98101
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Ranked #76 of 212 attractions in Seattle
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Krakow, Poland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

Weird, disgusting and WHY even bother??? People are crazy. Go, just to barf inside your brain. :] Meh, you will go anyway, it's next to Pike.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

There is nothing quite like the gum wall in Seattle. It is incredibly disgusting, but a little interesting at the same time. I would not go out of my way to see it, but if you're in the area, why not?

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Sterling Heights, Michigan
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41 reviews 41 reviews
16 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW via mobile

It's not really an attraction per se but it's cool to check out while you're walking through the market. It is definitely gross but kind of interesting too. I liked the graffiti art wall that's jut down the alley a little better. It's one of those you gotta see things, but you'll spend all of 5mins there tops. Has a... More

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Strou
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

It's worth finding if you have kids because they love the grossness of the whole thing. Added a bit of gum, took photo and then got the hell out of there!!!!

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Vernon, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW via mobile

You can walk by it going from Pike Place down to the Seattle waterfront. Really gross but kind of cool. Must see and take a few pictures. Don't forget to add your gum to it. Kids laughed as they stuck their own wad of gum to the wall.

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Prescott, Arizona
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

The fact that the grossly, disgusting "gum wall" has become a tourist attraction is beyond belief. The smell alone is nauseating. We happened upon it ... but I definitely would not expend any energy getting to this "attraction."

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Aberdeen, South Dakota
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

We stumbled upon this area by accident. We were just wandering around the quiet area of Pike's Place Market when we noticed a window that had gum stuck on it. We walked down and the second you open the door into the alley you smell the gum. It was interesting to see but gross at the same time! get too... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

If you are already in Pike Place Market, you should visit the gum wall. I was pretty impressed by this, it's fun and a good laugh once you see it!

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Personally... not for me, but my wife got a kick out of it. She thought it was hilarious. I wasn't as much grossed out because it is gum, but rather all you can smell for thta whole alley is chewed gum which just makes me want to puke! Had some good photos but thats about it. Worth a look but... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Yes, it is pretty gross but since it is popular you might as well take a look so you can check it off your Seattle list. My family and I were already at Pike Place Market though; this isn't something you need to make a point of seeing if you aren't in the area for something else. Take a picture... More

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