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Fremont

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Address: Seattle, WA
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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The statue of Lenin on the corner should clue you in to the fact that...

The statue of Lenin on the corner should clue you in to the fact that everything about this neighborhood is alternative. Vegetarian cafes, eclectic shops, coffee houses, bookstores and street artists abound.

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Seattle city tour

Went to the town of Fremont and saw the troll and heard the story. Pretty funny! The troll is interesting, but people have painted it and has gotten quite run down.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Donna S
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Battle Mountain, Nevada
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Norman, Oklahoma
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69 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In addition to Freemont being a very cool area, stopping to see the troll under the bridge is magical. What a clever way to fill a space. It also leads you to all of the public art in Freemont.

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Battle Mountain, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to the town of Fremont and saw the troll and heard the story. Pretty funny! The troll is interesting, but people have painted it and has gotten quite run down.

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Thank Donna S
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped at Fremont to get a troll picture. It is a funny sculpture in an odd location (under a freeway bridge). Our kids enjoyed climbing up for their photo op with the troll.

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Chicago, IL, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Seattle for business and had a couple days to tour the area. When we got to Fremont we had no idea of what we would find. Like treasure hunting, found this wonderful piece of "urban art" under the bridge.

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Bellevue, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They call Fremont the center of the universe. It's certainly the center of quirky fun in Seattle. Be sure to check out the public art (troll, JP Patches and Waiting for the Interurban statues) the weekend public market, a tour at Theo Chocolate and a cold beer at Fremont Brewing. There's always things going on here. Stop by for a... More 

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Monterrey, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were there to take care of some business and had some time to spare, it is charming, with many small restaurants and cafes, small shops, lots of people walking their dogs, we had a good time, were there twice had a delicious ice cream and another time a great meal

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Fremont is a very eclectic neighborhood with a lot of great shops and restaurants. It is not mainstream - if there any chain stores or restaurants I haven't seen them. It's a great place to go to get away from all the usual stores and dining establishments.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

Funky stores and a great many places to see. Somehow Fremont has managed to keep is cool bit of weird and grow with the tech boom that is taking of the Lake Union area. Between the Troll and Lenin there are a ton of great picture spots and every thought of food and or coffee and drinks. Waiting for the... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

The Troll is literally under the bridge, but so worth finding. Funky, cool part of town. Regardless of how old you are, who can resist a giant troll, under a bridge? Explore the whole area. Good eats and shops.

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Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

We took the light rail from Westpark Station to Husky Stadium, got off and walked to a bike shop expecting to rent a bike by the hour at Recycled Cycles only to find out they only rent for the entire day. So we walked along the trail trying to make it to Theo's Chocolate for our tour we had scheduled.... More 

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