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Beneath the Streets

#26 of 178 Tours in Seattle
Open Now: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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Walking tour in Seattle's historic Pioneer Square. The tour lasts one hour and guests are guided through the neighborhood at both street level and below. The focus of the tour is the evolution of the physical and cultural landscape of the birthplace...more
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102 Cherry St, Seattle, WA 98104-2206
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went to the after hours underground tour and it was a lot of fun and very informative! Our tour guide was super knowledgeable and very enthusiastic. I’d definitely recommend it to anyone looking for a unique experience.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank katie1313j
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This tour was suggested to me at the information booth at Market Place along with a $2 discount coupon. It's a good value for a very interesting and historical tour. I also thought it was pretty unique, since I had never been to an "underground"...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank EricaTruss
BeneathTheStreets, Owner at Beneath the Streets, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks Erica! Glad you enjoyed our small groups!

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Jim did an incredible job telling us about the history of Seattle! We really enjoyed the tour from start to finish. We were warmly greeted as soon as we entered the building, and Jim made us feel at home right away. I would definitely say...More

2  Thank 967JenniferM
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The tour was great! I took two of my friends who were visiting from out of state, and they really enjoyed it. I learned some stuff, too! I've been on a couple of tours like this in Seattle with a different company, and I feel...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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BeneathTheStreets, General Manager at Beneath the Streets, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks Leslieann for the great review! We do try to elevate the history above the humor, but as you noted what the early settlers of Seattle thought they could get away with is pretty amusing. It helps to have great guides like Jerry, whose passion...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to go last-minute as we had some extra time before another appointment and the tour was an hour well-spent! We learned a lot of interesting facts about Seattle from our guide with a bit of humor added in. It was a fun experience...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was really a great tour. Getting to see another side of seattle. How the city was literally formed and grew from a forest & how the shipping industry of the day played an intrical part in that, how the city got its name, where...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tom M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Five of us went on the tour with Dave as our guide. It was very informative and interesting. I had done an underground tour a few years ago, but I enjoyed this one much more. Dave was so knowledgeable about Seattle history. We had two...More

1  Thank cbtreview
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our guide was very good and a wealth of knowledge. I had been on a different underground tour which was good but not as historical. I really liked looking around the spook area before going.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank John G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Three different sights for early history of Seattle. Interesting details of life beneath the streets. Small group and very comfortable.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I took this tour on MLK Day. We both love history but are not from Seattle, so we thought this tour would be a unique experience. We both loved it. The staff were amazing. It is not a long tour, nor do...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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BeneathTheStreets, Owner at Beneath the Streets, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Zacary for such an excellent review! This is why we do, what we do. Thanks for taking our tour.

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suzyq
February 18, 2018|
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Response from BeneathTheStreets | Property representative |
Suzy, While reservations are not necessary, we do cap the size of our groups to 25 people or less. You can guarantee space on a specific tour by purchasing tickets in advance on our website. Otherwise it is first-come... More
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Cherie H
January 6, 2018|
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State law prohibits drinking of alcohol on public streets or in a non-licensed establishments. That covers 100% of our tour route. If you bring a non-alcoholic drink with you, I would highly recommend no open cups as we... More
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rtcclj
November 15, 2017|
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Response from BeneathTheStreets | Property representative |
Great answers everybody! We do our best to keep children engaged and most of them find the uniqueness of the surroundings worthy of attention. Having groups of only about 2 dozen guests does allow us to focus on any... More
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