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The Gum Wall

1428 Post Alley, Seattle, WA 98101
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Ranked #81 of 212 Attractions in Seattle
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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San Jose, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

I'm sure you know what you can expect from a wall of gum. I'm not sure how long it took to make the thing, but it isn't one of those 'attractions' where nothing exists outside of the picture. the gum fills half of the alleyway, which is (i'm guessing to be) 30+ feet or so.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

If you like gum, saliva or germs this is your places. Tucked away in Pike's Place is the gum wall that has multiplied. There is gum everywhere and some done very artfully. As nasty and gross as it is, it is a huge attraction and you have to stick a pice of gum on the wall to leave your mark.... More

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

A popular attraction in Pikes Place Market, this place has millions of pieces of gum along a long narrow alley. Not sure how we felt about it....hmmm ok, we were amused and fascinated, we even left our mark on the wall. Don't stand too close...its not just the wall that's sticky, the floor is just as bad -- since not... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I was walking around the market with my wife when we stumbled upon the wall. Instantly I knew what it was. It is amazing to see so much gum on the wall, however, if you look closely, it's kind of disgusting. There are also numerous notes and name cards pasted on the wall.

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Seattle
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Interesting in spite of its disgusting-ness. Yes, it's a giant wall of gum. Pro tip - don't lick the wall.

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Wallingford, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

The gum wall is pretty cool, but I wouldn't beat myself up over it if I had missed it. You can get some pretty cool pictures here, but other than that, it is literally a wall covered in chewed gum. It smells.... like chewed gum. That sort of grossed me out. But if you're hanging out near the Pike Place... More

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Littleton, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We happened upon the Gum Wall on our way to Pikes Place Market. It was a little gross but so colorful and fun! It gets pretty clogged up with people taking pictures but we made it through no problem. The gum actually drips from certain areas and people have spelled out there names in places. We noticed the bubble gum... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I'm a photographer so this was a great little side area! Get there early in the morning and you can avoid the crowds and get some good photos in!

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Asheville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I have seen many gum walls but this one is by far the best. The sun hits on one side making a nice oozing mess of colors that drips down into crazy shapes (watch where you step) and colors. I prefer a wad of gum you can only get from something like Big League Chew or Hubba Bubba but any... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We saw this from a distance / from the walkway above Post Alley, and decided not to get any closer. Disgusting

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