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Address: 2000 Western Ave, Victor Steinbrueck Park, Seattle, WA 98101
Phone Number: +1 360-201-5611
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9:30 am - 10:30 am
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 10:30 am
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Description: Seattle's only "Pay what you feel" tours! Join us for our distinct tours...
Seattle's only "Pay what you feel" tours! Join us for our distinct tours! The Market Experience- 9:30AM & Seattle 101 - 11AM. You can do both tours the same day! The Market Experience (9:30AM) is mostly indoors and out of the rain, it features an hour long whirlwind of samples and history in Pike Place Market as it's coming to life. Seattle 101, (11AM) our flagship city tour, runs 2 hours and covers the best of Seattle's essential sights, history, activities, restaurants, and money savers! Both tours meet at the corner of Western Ave & Virginia St (2000 Western Ave) at the north entrance to Pike Place Market. Look for the guide with an SFWT flag; you can't miss us. All tours run rain or shine, dress to impress Mother Nature. Contact us directly to book private group tours for your business, school, convention, or family gathering.
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A must-do tour!

A wonderful way to get to know Seattle- its History, present, cool places, happy hours etc. Jack was full with knowledge and great tips. Don't miss this tour!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
Yael D
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San Jose, California
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San Jose, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

A wonderful way to get to know Seattle- its History, present, cool places, happy hours etc. Jack was full with knowledge and great tips. Don't miss this tour!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

A "must-do" when visiting Seattle for the first time! Fun, informative tour helped us appreciate the Pike Place Market even more. Jake was a great tour guide. His love for Seattle was most evident.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We did two tours - The Market Tour and Seattle 101 - and learned all about the the history of the market and the city. Jake is passionate about his city and its history and is a wealth of knowledge and an amazing and funny story teller. One of our favorite ways to get to know a place...and another great... More 

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Tacoma, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Definitely worth going! I had a lot of fun and we learned a lot in the amount of time there was in the tour! The tour is 'pay what you feel" I wished I had $100 to give to the tour guide! I would go again and again!

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Smithers, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

The approx. 2 hour "Seattle 101" walking tour is an excellent use of your time. Jake the guide, business owner, is enthusiastic, interesting and insightful. I really enjoyed the Seattle history and his-stories!

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

My wife and I visited Seattle over Valentine's Day weekend. We read about this tour in Lonely Planet. I am so glad we did this. We have traveled extensively and have never been to such an entertaining and informative walking tour ever. I highly recommend that you participate in this tour early in your visit. You will be so glad... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

My sister was visiting from out of town and I thought it was the perfect opportunity to explore the famous Pike Place Market. We were delighted with the vast knowledge that Jake was able to provide to us along with many samples and discounts. It's obvious that he thoroughly enjoys his work and has invested time into building relationships with... More 

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Verona, Italy
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Jake (the guide) is fantastic: he is enthusiastic and, even if you are not coming from an English-speaking country, he is able to make you understand the most. What he tells you and what he shows you make your trip unforgettable! I have participated both "the Market tour" and the "Seattle 101" in the same morning (9:30-10:30 and 11-1 pm)... More 

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Torrance, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

We took both the Market Place tour and Seattle 101 and Jake was awesome. So much information that was useful and you would not know if you were a first time visitor. We made use of some of the tips and can't wait to go back and cover the rest. Best advice: do early on so you can take advantage... More 

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Monterey, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

My husband and I were in Seattle for 2 days and decided to go on Jake's tours. We did both the Market and Seattle 101 tour on our first day and we are so glad we did! Jake provided lots of tips and great info on the city. They gave us a overview of downtown so we knew exactly where... More 

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