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Seattle Waterfront

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Address: Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98101
Phone Number: 206-938-3322
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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Walking along the Seattle Waterfront is a perfect way to soak up some...

Walking along the Seattle Waterfront is a perfect way to soak up some Northwest atmosphere.  Take in views of the Puget Sound and Olympic Mountains while exploring Olympic Sculpture Park, the Seattle Aquarium, shops, and restaurants like Ivar’s, a local landmark, where you can watch the ferries load and depart while you eat. 

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Pike's Market a photographer's paradise

Pike's market is a real treat for photographers! Flowers are everywhere, in beautiful originally designed single type and mixed bouquets, in vibrant and muted colors that... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Gold Coast, Australia
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were given a real treat here by meeting up with som locals & watching them doing fantastic gymnastic type feats near a beautiful fountain. Very impressive.

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Thank Evy W
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Pike's market is a real treat for photographers! Flowers are everywhere, in beautiful originally designed single type and mixed bouquets, in vibrant and muted colors that photograph so well. Macro photographers will love the opportunity to photography so many different types of flowers in a windless, diffused environment. The seafood in the fish market are photogenic as well, colorful, fresh... More 

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Hollywood, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice place to take a stroll and or sit and look around. Look at the boats/yatchs a view of the skyline as well. Relaxing

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Plano, Texas, United States
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great walk to view all the sites, but traffic is tough with all the construction that is going on. Seattle traffice is extremely tough to begin with and then you add in major changes to road access and the like and there are more headaches.

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West Hampnett
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

walked here to get to wheel and to get some fresh air, very pretty waterfront and lots of places to eat which we did in the evening after all that walking had a good appetite.

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Thank KarenUbsdell
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

One cannot like Seattle and not love the water front. Even with the construction happening currently, the history and beauty are wonderful. There is excitement everywhere and people enjoy where they are. Even many of the tourist shops have there own personalities that you can enjoy. Visit and just look around and appreciate all those beautiful and unique sites around... More 

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San Diego, California
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This area is not as nice as it used to be... the shops cater to tourists and are filled t-shirts and other knickknacks. Food offerings are pretty mediocre. The traffic is terrible.

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Thank Kathy H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The waterfront is a great place to take a break , we sat by the Alaskan Sour dough Bakery on Pier 57 chairs and tables were dotted about for you to sit and watch the world go by , the Motown music coming from a local bar was an added bonus an area great for kids to play and run... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

When visiting Pikes Market be sure to go the extra mile and visit the waterfront. Many attractions exist here that are not entirely visible unless you take a walk to the area.

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Poway, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Lots of little shops and restaurants. Also offers 2 attractions, rides, that was out of budget but look super fun. With no money you can still enjoy Seattle!!

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