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Fremont

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Address: Seattle, WA
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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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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Funky walking tour

We took a walking tour on a mostly rainy day and had a good time. The tour took us to all the main 'hot spots' of Fremont. Each spot has a story. The walking guide took us to the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Phoenix, Arizona

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Edmonds, Washington
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21 reviews
18 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Full of quant little shops many selling home made or locally created goods. Great place to shop to support local economy.

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Lawrence, Kansas
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409 reviews
219 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the Mardi Gras of Seattle! So much going on - the Craft Market, the Music Festival, street performers and parades. There is the historic Solstice Parade with Mardi Gras like bands and floats - and the dog parade, on Sunday, with costumes galore - and then there is the freewheeling Solstice Cyclist Parade which starts off the festivities... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a walking tour on a mostly rainy day and had a good time. The tour took us to all the main 'hot spots' of Fremont. Each spot has a story. The walking guide took us to the Fremont Troll, Rocket, Sunday Market, Theo's Chocolate and more...we even stopped at a gluten-free bakery for a treat. It was so... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

Built under a bridge as part of an art contest winning submission, this unique attraction wa pointed out to us by our tour guide. Jump out of the car, climb the troll, snap a photo, the. Take the bridge directly back to downtown Seattle.

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Miami Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

On Sunday you can go down to Freemont at about 32nd near the PCC market, there is a street flea-market/fair. The venders set up with ALL their home made and retail goods, some sell vintage items, some sell food, there are many different vendors as well as inside a VERY awesome place ro find vintage items. I spent hours there... More 

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Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

We passed this Troll underneath a bridge in Fremont as part of our City Tour. It was a most unusual sculpture, very artistic and imaginative built of Concrete and looks part of the bridge. Its huge and looks quite menacing. Its eye is a hub cap from a VW Beetle and its Right hand is gripping a VW Beetle car... More 

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Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

We enjoyed visiting the Fremont district. It's a very hip/trendy area right now - lots of shops, diners, etc. I enjoyed our time in Fremont, and I would recommend the drive over.

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Cary, North Carolina, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

Was a nice stop to see the Fremont Troll. Interesting sculpture and free to visit. Seattle is expensive so it was nice to do an activity without a charge. Fremont is a great town to explore so you can do both.

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Pleasanton, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 540 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Seattle generally looks like a very rational city. Everything is well thought, calculated, refined. It makes it nice and convenient, but sometimes a bit too glossy and predictable. So if you want to see the other crazy and quirky side of Seattle - go a couple miles north (you can actually walk there, Seattle is very pedestrian friendly. Another good... More 

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Chicago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Fremont is a neighborhood north of downtown Seattle that is known for shops, food and companies like Google. But there is also a lot of quirky, unique art in the area. Find a free map right next to the building that has a missile on it -- yes, a missile. There are tile murals, a statue of Lenin, a piece... More 

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