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What to see in Seattle

Seattle Attractions


Seattle's skyline, with the prominent Space Needle, is one of America's most recognisable cityscapes which hints at the eclectic attractions below. The attractions in Seattle both celebrate and preserve various roles in history, alternating from aviation and shipbuilding industries, music epicentre and Native American and contemporary art centre. Other attractions just let visitors enjoy the moment, including three sports stadiums, an aquarium, zoo, music laboratory and festive city districts.

Sightseeing Seattle's watery attributes can be enjoyed criss-crossing Puget Sound in state ferries (recently enjoying a spotlight from Grey's Anatomy) or from the lively waterfront shopping area Pikes Place Market.

Among the other highlights are especially great museums showcasing variously the history of flight, contemporary art, an ode to Rock 'n Roll at the Experience the Music Project's architectural wonder, and of course, the views from the Space Needle. Yet perhaps the best thing to do is follow the locals out of the city and into the surrounding nature.


Experience Music Project

One of Seattle's most popular attractions is the Experience Music Project, basically a rock 'n roll music museum with…

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Pike Place Market

Rachel, a giant piggy bank, stands guard over the Pike Place Farmer's Market in downtown Seattle, placed there to raise…

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Pioneer Square

Billed as 'where Seattle begins', the historic district of Pioneer Square features more than 20 city blocks of historic…

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Seattle Art Museum

Seattle's downtown Art Museum is landmarked by the animated thudding massive steel sculpture by Jonathon Borofsky called…

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Seattle Space Needle

Anyone who has seen a picture of the Seattle skyline will be familiar with Seattle's internationally recognised symbol,…

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Washington State Ferries

As riding the mechanical bull is to Dallas, so is the ferry ride to Seattle - a quintessential part of experiencing the…

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