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Address: Yesler Street & 1st Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104
Phone Number:
+1 206-667-0687

Pioneer Square Park, topped by an ornate pergola, is the site of the city's...

Pioneer Square Park, topped by an ornate pergola, is the site of the city's oldest settlement.

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Lots of interesting shops and attractions

I like to walk around here. It is not as busy as downtown and there are a great number of shops worth visiting, art galleries and a choice of restaurants.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Seattle, Washington
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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I like to walk around here. It is not as busy as downtown and there are a great number of shops worth visiting, art galleries and a choice of restaurants.

Thank syncomm1
Sweetgrass, Montana
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Much like Occidental Park, I wouldn't consider Pioneer Square to be a destination. Rather, it is an area you may consider walking through if you are interested in visiting one of the local Art Galleries and Studios, attending the Art Walk (the first Thursday of every month), checking out the historic architecture (mostly Richardsonian-Romanesque with some Gothic Revival, Italianate and... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very historic part of Seattle, and it's very cool to visit. But be very sure to go during the day, especially if you are a tourist. This is just not a very safe area to be in at night, and not the type of place you want to get lost wandering around in. Cool to visit and... More 

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San Diego, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not much to see here, just a part of town that's got some older architecture. Don't go out of your way.

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

We walked Pioneer Square in the evening. There are a few neat stores, but the big draw seemed to be the many choices of eclectic bars. Not maybe the best outing for families with young children, but good for adults looking for an interesting place to grab a drink. As mentioned before there are a few homeless people in the... More 

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Westminster, Colorado
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Has a lot of potential but needs a little sprucing up in places. My husband did the underground tour and enjoyed that. I waited in Starbucks and would have walked around but it seemed hit and miss, some neat little stores but just needed to clean up the area more.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

This is a neighborhood park in the old part of Seattle. This park is small and will take about 20 minutes to look around. There are three things in this park: a statue of Chief Seattle, a copy of the original totem pole-the original was burnt in a fire, and the pergoda. If you come here, it is because of... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

My wife and I had been here more than 25 years ago and remembered it as quaint. On a misty Sunday morning, we walked over from the Convention Center. I felt like we had put our lives in danger. The park had multiple tents for the homeless. The doorways of buildings were filled with drug dealers and hookers. People were... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed the old part of Seattle! Walked to pioneer from pikes place. Grabbed some coffee, window shopped, and people watched. It was a great day!

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Seattle, Washington
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

The most positive I can say about Pioneer square is that it is still there with many of its old buildings. There are things to do and see but if you have a limited amount of time then you might want to choose different places to visit in Seattle.

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