Regarded as one of the most popular spots in Seatle, The Pike Place Market offers its visitors so much to see and do. Read on to know more about the market if you are planning to visit Seattle anytime soon.
Opened in the year of 1907, Pike Market is one of the oldest public farmer’s markets in the United States that remains continuously operational. It serves as a place of gathering for local farmers, a place for the locals to sell their products and for small businesses.
Things to do
Being one of the worlds most popular tourist destination, Pike Place Market offers its guest a plethora of things to do and see. There are numerous cafes in the market which also includes an original Starbucks that was established in the 1970s there, the is also an alleyway which of its walls are entirely covered in old chewing gum! There are also numerous stores selling local produce, crafts, clothing goods and accessories.
Being a popular attraction in Seattle and located at the very heart of the city you can reach here easily by taxi. You could also get here by bus or by metro train by reaching the nearby metro station and taking a small stroll.
There are numerous accommodation options located at proximity to the Market. These properties also provide the perfect retreat after a tiring day of exploration in the market. If you are planning to visit Seattle and looking for an accommodation next to the market, Pan Pacific Seattle which is a 5 Star Luxury Hotel near Space Needle is an ideal option to consider.