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Fremont Troll

North 36th St., Freemont District, Seattle, WA
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An 18-foot tall stone troll that lives under the Aurora Avenue Bridge.
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good40%
  • Average20%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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North 36th St., Freemont District, Seattle, WA
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Cool to see, but not worth more than a few minutes. Great photo opp though. Love the story that it was designed to bring tourists and get transients and drug users out from under the bridge - appears to have worked! :)

Thank Eiffel4
Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and I were visiting friends in the Lake Union area of Seattle. I had heard about the Fremont Troll and asked them to take us to see it. It is under a bridge in the Fremont neighborhood of Seattle. It is 18 feet...More

Thank sro54
Reviewed 4 days ago

Take 5-10 minutes to see the troll under the Fremont bridge. Sometimes can be very busy. Try to find parking.

Thank Steven P
Reviewed 4 days ago

While in Fremont my family stopped by the famous Fremont Troll under the bridge. Just something I wanted to see at least once. There were a few people there taking pictures of the troll, which was huge in size. Unfortunately, some vandals decided to spray...More

Thank cohoman
Reviewed 4 days ago

We stopped on the way back to the City center from Lake Union with an Uber driver. Kids thought it was pretty cool, but probably not a destination in itself.

Thank KatStam
Reviewed 4 days ago

Located under bridge in eclectic neighborhood. We were told the location used to be used by druggies so someone carved the troll to keep them away and so many people visited, just to see the troll, that it worked.....drug traffic moved elsewhere. The troll's left...More

Thank Annette B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Easy parking on the street, and a fun photo opportunity. Carved under a bridge, this isn't your normal looking troll. Go pay the troll toll and get your selfie!

Thank Connor G
Reviewed 5 days ago

The adventure, years ago, was in finding it! Now GPS has made it easy. It is cool, but has been tagged and had garbage thrown on his head 😞 Impossible to get a pic without a zillion other people.

Thank Mike A
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is so peaceful looking out at you. Go up and stand for a picture with it. It won't bite, it only likes cars. Gotta go, ha ha.

Thank Frederick G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Huge Troll, free to see! I believe it's an actual car the troll is holding and picture worthy under the bridge, nice shade and area! tho not close to other attractions.

Thank Virginia L
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Teri P
14 June 2016|
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Response from FakeTim C | Reviewed this property |
Just walk up, it is a piece of public art sitting under an overpass.
chonie H
2 April 2015|
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Response from Fat O | Reviewed this property |
No light rail but there are Metro routes that run close by. Visit King County Metro Trip Planner for more detailed route information. (URL's not allowed here{hypertext transfer protocol colon slash slash tripplanner dot... More