What Are Some Fun Things to Do in Seattle?


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Popular things to do in Seattle include a visit to Pike's Place Market or the Space Needle. Another fun activity is a visit to the Chihuly Glass Museum.

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What Are Some Fun Things to Do in Seattle?
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The Space Needle is located in downtown Seattle. It is 520 feet high, making it a great observation deck for the Seattle area. It houses a restaurant called SkyCity that provides patrons with a panoramic view of the city. As of 2015, the Space Needle is open everyday of the year. Ticket prices range from $12 to $19, and the most expensive tickets include admission to the Chihuly Glass Museum.

Pike's Place Market, open year-round, is located in downtown Seattle and houses fish markets, owner-operated bakeries, produce stands and butcher shops. The market is home to many crafts and collectibles stores. It offers a wide range of speciality foods such as imported cheeses, fruits and vegetables, as well as artisanal chocolates and cheeses. The fish market offers daily fresh fish and seafood. At Pike Place Fish shop, fish mongers periodically throw fresh fish to each other to entertain the customers.

The Chihuly Glass Museum houses the work of David Chihuly, a renowned glass artist. It includes three primary wings: the Garden, the Glasshouse and the Interior Exhibits. There is also a 90-seat cafe with outdoor dining. The museum is open everyday of the week.

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