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Things to Do In Seattle

Make sure you visit the following tourist attractions in Seattle:

  • Space Needle: This tourist attraction was built in 1962 for World Expo and since then it has become a landmark for Seattle. The skyscraping 600 plus feet building shows it self from far while one views Seattle. You can take the 360 degree view of the mountains, Elliott Bay and some of the Seattle’s neighboring places. Space Needle is a nice place to experience height and dine at the rotating restaurant, the Sky City, where every seat gives outdoor view and the view keeps on changing with the rotation of the restaurant. The observation deck gives spectacular overview of Seattle. You can also plan a private party and Space Needle will host it for you.

  • Seattle Waterfront: This tourist attraction in Seattle has numerous fun-but-tacky tourist shops and the Alaskan Way Viaduct thundering overhead, no wonder it is a place only for adventure loving tourists. The place is seemingly not much popular but it offers stunning views. You can enjoy this thing to do by a guided ferry tour like the Bainbridge Island ferry leaves from Colman Dock. Near to this tourist attraction lays the Seattle Aquarium and the Odyssey Maritime Discovery Center. An overall view says that it would be fun to visit this unique tourist spot in Seattle.

  • Experience Music Project (EMP): This thing to do in settle is a piece of cake for core music lovers. This 140,000 square foot music museum at the Seattle Center looks like a broken guitar. The visitors are enthralled by looking at more than 80,000 works of art including photos, sound library, attires and musical contrivances from outstanding artists. A visit to this place adds knowledge and experience to the visitors’ music dictionary. It is one of its kind in Seattle that is a must visit for all who plan vacation in settle.

  • Underground Tour: Seattle has some of the most strange tourist attractions which have unbelievable historical backgrounds like this Underground Tour. This was the first square in settle which was earlier full of brothels and card rooms. The guided tour takes the visitors for a trip to the Pioneer Square above the ground and also to the hidden Seattle that lies underground. Some of the Pioneer Square blocks have void gaps under the sidewalks, all due to the idiosyncrasy of the renovation that was done after the Seattle fire of 1889. It is a 90 minute tour that takes you around a hidden world in Seattle.

  • Woodland Park Zoo: This zoo is amongst the most popular zoos in America. It is a must visit for animal lovers who visit Seattle. This award winning zoo is located only a few minutes away from downtown and lets you enjoy your visit to the zoo with an African savanna, an Asian elephant habitat and a tropical rain forest. You also get to see the special exhibits of dragons, butterflies and other bugs and beasts. Planning a picnic in the park surrounding the zoo is an excellent idea to spend your day there. After having the picnic fun you can stroll in the nearby rose garden.

  • Seattle Aquarium: If you love to see the marine life, this tourist spot is the best place to do so. Seattle Aquarium is home for the most loved sea animals, especially the ones from the Pacific Northwest. The most attractive feature of this brilliant aquarium is the underwater dome which allows the visitors to experience the fish and sea mammals swim around them. A special thing to do for kids is handling sea creatures and learning to treat them gently with the help of kid-friendly touch tank. Other interest holding sections are the salmon spawning and the jaunt of several lovable sea otters, who really are most interested in keeping themselves busy, feeding.

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  • Seattle Art Museum: This beautiful museum has a unique entrance with a 48-foot Hammering Man sculpture right at the door step. This museum showcases particular events by giving an identity to each gallery that corresponds with the type of works exhibited inside it. On tour shows are also tinted in the Special Exhibitions Gallery. As you peruse the various works of art you can also attend the regularly planned lectures, classes and live concerts. You can buy mementoes as a remembrance of this museum from any of the two museum shops there.

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