34 Essential Sights of Seattle for Every Visitor ...

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34 Essential Sights of Seattle for Every Visitor ...

Some of the sights of Seattle are famous all around the world thanks to TV's Frasier and Starbucks, but there's so much more to the Pacific Northwest city than a skyline and coffee. Get your ticket because we're going on a photo tour of the sights of Seattle.

1 Seattle

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Seattle seems to have it all. An imposing mountain in the background (Mount Rainier), a beautiful harbor and not far away from stunning natural scenery. There are plenty of sights of Seattle for all tastes.

2 Freeway Park

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Freeway Park is a great city park where you can take time to relax from your travels.

3 Chocolate Tour

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Did you think Seattle was all about the coffee? Wrong! Chocolate tours are among the popular attractions of Seattle with Fran's, Chocolopolis, Theo and more.

4 The Seattle Underground

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A network of underground passageways and basements that was ground level at the city's origin in the mid-19th century.

5 The Fremont Troll

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Under Seattle's impressive Aurora Bridge lurks a huge troll, known to grab small cars passing by.

6 Pier 59

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The downtown waterfront looks out at West Seattle and the Puget Sound. It's a fun place to walk and explore. You'll find places to sit and take in the view, places to enjoy a quick snack, and places for fine dining. You can watch the ferries and container ships travel across Elliott Bay. There are fun souvenir and novelty shops, art galleries and a family-friendly arcade. You'll see sea mammals and creatures of all kinds, whether at the Seattle Aquarium or along the shoreline. And let's not forget the Great Wheel.

7 Suzzallo Library at University of Washington

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One of the most gorgeous libraries in North America.

8 Washington Park Arboretum

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The pic shows the Japanese Garden.

9 Seattle Skyline at Night

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The view you get on a nighttime crossing on the ferry to Bainbridge Island.

10 Pioneer Square

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The heart of the city when the pioneers founded Seattle in 1852.

11 Christmastime

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Celebrate the holidays in Downtown Seattle with the annual Macy's Holiday Parade, Star Lighting and Tree Lighting Celebrations.

12 Pike Place Market

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The city’s center for fresh, locally produced food. A must visit when you are in Seattle.

13 Century Link Field

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Home of the Seattle Seahawks and Seattle Sounders FC soccer.

14 Hat 'n' Boots

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A landmark with the nation's largest hat and cowboy boots.

15 Ye Olde Curiosity Shop

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A museum and gift shop that's home of the weird and freaky.

16 Museum of History and Industry

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Somewhere to really immerse yourself in the life and times of Seattle.

17 The Space Needle

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One of the most famous buildings in the world and it gives the Seattle skyline a unique and iconic look.

18 Seattle Ferries

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The ferries ply routes between the city and the islands in Puget Sound.

19 The Gum Wall

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Surely one of the most unusual sights of Seattle - or anywhere! Kinda gross and kinda fascinating. (Yes it is chewed up gum!)

20 The Original Starbucks

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Where it all began. The first Starbucks opened March 30 1971 in Pike Place Market and the rest is history!

21 Seattle Burlesque

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Trendy Seattle restaurants regularly feature neo-burlesque and cabaret shows with dinner. Venues like the Can Can Kitchen and Cabaret, Club Noc Noc and The Pink Door all host variations on this classic form of entertainment.

22 Woodland Park Zoo

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A 92-acre zoo with nearly 300 species, a vintage carousel, summer concerts and an indoor play space

23 Gasworks Park

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What makes this park so unusual is the incorporation of pieces of the gas plant that used to operate there, hence the name Gas Works.

24 Chinatown

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Every major city has a Chinatown that is always a great place for visitors.

25 Alki Beach

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The West Coast's first public salt-water bathing beach. There's a small replica of the Statue of Liberty on the waterfront.

26 Alki Beach Houses

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If you can tear yourself away from the beautiful beach, tour the neighborhood and see the colorful old houses.

27 Olympic Sculpture Park

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The park consists of a 9-acre outdoor sculpture museum and beach.

28 Chihuly Glass Museum

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Dale Chihuly is probably the world's most eminent glass artist. You'll be amazed at his incredible creations.

29 Hiram M. Chittenden Locks

Also known as the Ballard Locks, the complex sits at the west end of Salmon Bay, part of Seattle, Washington's Lake Washington Ship Canal.

30 Seattle Aquarium

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One of the best attractions of Seattle for families.

31 Center for Wooden Boats

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A fascinating look at the maritime history of the Pacific Northwest.

32 5th Avenue Theatre

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A landmark theater since 1926.

33 Smith Tower

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Seattle's oldest skyscraper was built in 1914.

34 View from the Space Needle

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Let's end on one of the sights of Seattle that should be at the top of your list.

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