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Pioneer Square Park, topped by an ornate pergola, is the site of the city's oldest settlement.
Yesler Street & 1st Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104
Pioneer Square
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Area is very sketchy – replete with many homeless services and persons. There also weren’t many people besides walking around (on a Sunday afternoon). It set my Spidey senses tingling so I didn’t stay very long. However, from what I could see in the Pioneer...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As I walked from the hostel down to the waterfront I was constantly accosted by people wanting money. I used to feel comfortable walking the city streets, not anymore.

Thank Teresa T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We walked in every morning during our visit in Seattle along the pioneer square. It is very decorative beautiful area. A lot of places to take pictures and poses, and see the old architectures. Highly recommended.

Thank Nada N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've lived here my whole life. I decided to take my nieces who are 10 and 11 years old to visit downtown Seattle. Oh my goodness. The buildings are still old and glorious, but there's no time to gaze or appreciate any of the history...More

2  Thank AudreyBeaglePup
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

worth the visit. lots of trendy bistros and pubs. a beautiful old part of the city. Of particular note were the statutes of the fallen fire fighters in bronze (?) right in the plaza. Very cool and moving.

Thank Bryan T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is where the city began. Lots of old buildings containing shops, gallery's and restaurants. There's also a couple of "underground tours." An easy walk from Pike's Market area and there is a free shuttle service that stops in two places there that comes from...More

1  Thank Richard S
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

The experience of Pioneer Square and the associated streets scarred our impression of Seattle. The stench of urine is overpowering. I do not care how bad and homeless you are, there is no excuse to piss your pants. After a 30 minute sprint to get...More

1  Thank Barganax
Reviewed September 17, 2018

A beautiful area of downtown Seattle where it all began. Very historical but a bit raw, especially in the evening, though nothing to fear. Lots of great old and new restaurants, bars, shops, bookstores and artist galleries. A highlight of the area is the National...More

Thank James H
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

Our tour guide - Lisa - was hilarious and very informative! If you are interested in the history of Seattle, this is a very professional tour. We really enjoyed it!

Thank Jill R
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

Pioneer square is surrounded by some great historical buildings but sadly is also an area which has attracted numerous homeless people. As a group of 4 we felt perfectly safe but on my own I would have avoided this area. Interesting that this should be...More

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Response from Michele A | Reviewed this property |
You have to take a tour. It is not a connected labyrinth and access points require entering establishments and going into their basements or opening alleyway doors with keys. Anyway, the tours are cheap and interesting and... More