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The Gum Wall

1428 Post Alley, Seattle, WA 98101
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Ranked #79 of 212 Attractions in Seattle
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Atlanta, Georgia
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84 reviews 84 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

Well we ended up getting lost down by Pike Place Market, walked it seems for a couple hours and decided to head back to our hotel, saw this long narrow alley like street but it was all uphill, after huffing and puffing our way up this alley we stopped to catch our breath, as I started to look around all... More

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Dyer
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

It may seem a bit grotesque but it's actually pretty cool and worth checking out. For one, it's free.. It's also in the Market area so you can stop by while doing some shopping. The graffiti adds color and you can get some pretty cool pictures from this place.

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Denver, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 via mobile

So, a whole alley with walls plastered with used chewing gum. I mean, it is unique, but seriously? Worth seeing, but bring a bottle of Purell

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

So what if it's disgusting. LOL, the fact that the city had to acknowledge it as a tourist attraction is great. According to our tour guide when we took the Savor Seattle tour (which I HIGHLY recommend check out my review for it) the gum wall had been actually scraped and cleaned several times but people kept on posting more... More

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McMinnville, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

This made our little's Seattle bucket list so we went and put our gum on the stinky, sticky wall. We left our mark on Seattle ;)

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California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

It's amazing how much gum is here! Layers upon layers or it. Good reflection of Seattle culture Definitely worth seeing - It's right by/under Pike Place market (take the little set of stairs down at the main entrance) and it's free of course.

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San Jose, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

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

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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Oviedo, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

The wall is definitely growing. It is grosse but fun to add your piece of gum :) We did! Tons of people were taking photos. We had to buy our gum at the local coffee shop, there is gum for purchase at the market as well but a little expensive.

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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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