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Address: Yesler Street & 1st Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104
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Pioneer Square Park, topped by an ornate pergola, is the site of the city's...

Pioneer Square Park, topped by an ornate pergola, is the site of the city's oldest settlement.

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Old part of Seattle.

This is the old part of Seattle many nice bars to go have drinks. A few hotels also but it's a cool place to stop for a drink.

Reviewed July 18, 2015
Spokane, Washington
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Spokane, Washington
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Reviewed July 18, 2015 via mobile

This is the old part of Seattle many nice bars to go have drinks. A few hotels also but it's a cool place to stop for a drink.

1 Thank fool4travelin
Friedberg, Germany
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Reviewed July 18, 2015

Pioneer square is worth a quick visit to see the statue of Chief Seattle and the Totem Pole. Also the famous Underground Tours start here.

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Plano, Texas
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Reviewed July 15, 2015 via mobile

We passed through Pioneer Square on several occasions looking for the Underground tours and the Klondike Gold Rush museum which were both great, and for art galleries, which we couldn't find many. Unfortunately, the area is full of homeless people, especially in the eastern part of the area (just east of Pioneer Square) Walking in the area us very unpleasant,... More 

3 Thank Hadar101
Udupi, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed July 14, 2015

we walked on this square ,but not very much impressed, somehow.First street is ok with shops etc. but not much to buy .

1 Thank shivurmi
Massillon, Ohio
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Reviewed July 7, 2015

My husband and I walked from Pike Place to Pioneer Square. The buildings on the main street, First Street, were refurbished and lovely. We wandered a couple of blocks to find the waterfall gardens park and were not impressed (and we never did find the park). We passed a lot of people sleeping on the streets (it was the middle... More 

1 Thank Andrea B
Concord, California
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Reviewed June 30, 2015

We liked walking around this area of Seattle. We decided to take one of the walking underground tours of Seattle. It was really awesome seeing some of old Seattle preserved under the existing city above and learning about the history of the city.

Thank nick1017
Lowell, Massachusetts
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Reviewed June 26, 2015

Some nice shops but less than ads led me to believe. Nearby were several interesting antique stores but yo had to search for them and many were no longer in operation.

1 Thank Pat L
Antioch, California, United States
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Reviewed June 26, 2015

History is preserved in Pioneer square in that the buildings have been refurbished and cleaned up to their original appearance. There are several places to eat, drink and be merry. Also, there is the underground tour for a little different prospective on the area.

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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125 reviews
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Reviewed June 25, 2015

This area has a lot of attractions and restaurants, but we were continuously hassled by panhandlers as we walked down the street. I'm not sure what the solution to this would be, but it is not an area that I would seek out again.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Reviewed June 25, 2015

We went down to Pioneer Square to take the local underground tour. Pioneer Park is an artsy neighborhood much like those metro-niches so often seen in movies. It is was so much fun walking through the shops and eating at the local eateries. Pioneer Square is one of those places to go to get away from the fast-track, pre-fab culture... More 

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