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University District

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Address: University Way Northeast and 45th Street, Seattle, WA 98105
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Urban college town atmosphere

The Seattle university district is a standard U district with a big variety of stores, restaurants, clubs, cinema, etc. The University Bookstore is on the main street, University... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Robert S
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Lawrence, Kansas
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Lawrence, Kansas
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621 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Seattle university district is a standard U district with a big variety of stores, restaurants, clubs, cinema, etc. The University Bookstore is on the main street, University Way, and there are galleries and museums in the adjacent university campus.

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Englewood, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found the area to be littered and dirty. Traffic was outrageous! Parking was difficult to find! Street people were everywhere! This neighborhood needs cleaning!

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Eugene, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

HIGH POINTS Friendly area with lots of activities, easy to get around. Good selection of eating places with inexpensive price points. Found staff in all the restaurants, hotels, area shops to be exceptionally friendly and helpful. LOW POINTS Predictable limited parking available

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Thank Soonkeum
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

If you are ever bored this is a good place to go. Just wondering the streets, people watching, is surprisingly fun here. The place has an upbeat vibe that makes every visit different and fun. Once you get here there will be plenty to see and do. It's just a fun place to hang out!

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Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 328 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

We happened upon a huge street festival in the area. Wandered around, it was interesting because of the fesitval but otherwise I would not visit.

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Shoreline
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

I grew up in this neighborhood, back when it was safe and sane and largely just the street for the university crowd, with funky shops and equally funky people. Alas, it has become a draw for homeless and meth-heads, and while I feel for both these groups, the constant panhandling detracts from the pleasure of what used to be a... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

Two excellent things you could do when visiting the University District. The farmers market on Saturday is one of the two year round farmers markets in the city. It's excellent this time of you. Another gem is Hatha Yoga Center on the corner of 47th & University Way. One of the best yoga studios in the city.

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Snowbird, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Interesting vibe, hippie-grunge-goth-old guy-hipster-you name it kind of place. Some decent places to eat, hotels have been updated to 1970's posh.

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Victoria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

This is a fun shopping area to stop in on your way into downtown. There are some great stores, parking is free and it's pretty easy to find.

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Rome
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

True Winds Healing Clinic in Seattle..This ia a place I personally went for few acupuncture sessions, and worked really well. The place is a clinic in the university district of Seattle. Trudy Wendilin is very good in assisting also with Chinese Herbal Medicine. I can recommend it to anyone with severe back pain happening in the middle of a holiday... More 

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