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Public Market Tours

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Address: 1916 Pike Place, Suite 12-479, Suite 12-479, Seattle, WA 98101
Phone Number: 206-209-5488
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Public Market Tour is a one-hour walking tour of the “soul of Seattle.” At...

Public Market Tour is a one-hour walking tour of the “soul of Seattle.” At 104 years old, Pike Place Market is the oldest continuously operating market in the United States. Hear fascinating stories filled with intriguing tales of immigration, internment, and urban renewal. See fish fly, seasonal produce stands, and hardworking flower growers that make Pike Place Market famous.Tours operate daily, year-round . Visit our website or call for up to date availability.

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I love it if you go to Seattle you must go to the public market is very authentic and I like it so much, with a lot of history

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2016
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

I love it if you go to Seattle you must go to the public market is very authentic and I like it so much, with a lot of history

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016 via mobile

The most interesting places to spend our day to see such a great public market . It's very interesting and unique, everything is here, what are you looking for all is here, It's looks not big but in fact it's a huge market, need 2 days to explore all the shops, flowers store looks like garden and a big buckeye... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Our group of 18 from a eastside company went on the 1 hour Public Market Tour and loved it. Carla, our tour guide, shared quite a lot of information and interesting history that we all went away appreciating more of what the Public Market gives to the city of Seattle. Booking the tour was very easy and Ash & Kelsey,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

We live in Seattle but still take time to do "tourist" things throughout the year. We took the Pike Place Market tour with a Groupon deal. It would have been worth it at full price. Our tour guide was very good and knowledgeable about the Market and its history. A worthwhile way to kill a couple hours.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 via mobile

I went there with my family on Sunday , it was so crowded but we could find a place to park easily. I think public market is one of the best place in seattle I really enjoyed it, it's culture of Seattle . It is very interesting for me because in my country Iran we have market like this market.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

This tour was excellent. We had a small group and our guide was Faith. She was interesting and knew a lot of the history of the market and the surrounding area. We decided to go for the pay tour because it started a half hour before the 'free' tour and the group was signficantly smaller. I would recommend doing the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We bought a groupon and decided to join in on the one hour tour. It's a great tour and you learn a lot. So much about the history and how the market got started. Our tour guide was amazing and she knew a lot about things that weren't about the script she was suppose to tell us. She told us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We chose this public market tour to get a quick introduction to Pike Place. Even though we had been to Pike Place several times before, we saw so many quirky places we would not have found on our own: the community garden, the gum wall... I enjoyed learning how the stalls are allocated to vendors, it made me want to... More 

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orlando
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Visited Seattle for a short time and really wanted to know more about the Public Market. Our guide Faith was a local and really knew her history.I have been here before but learned so much more about the Market and the history of Seattle. It was well worth the hour. We went back and toured some more since we were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 via mobile

We went on a weekday in September and had Emily as our guide. She was so friendly and educational. She showed us to much and gave a historical tour that was very informative. I am so glad we paid as the market is so large that I would have gotten lost. Highly recommended it!

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