Seattle Oddities and Weird Attractions

Washington, Seattle Guide (B): Seattle Oddities and Weird Attractions

Seattle is like the United States’ progressive, quirky bubble. Some cities have beautiful churches, others have historical buildings. Seattle has a wall covered in chewing gum. If you’re in the mood for something totally off-beat and interesting, there is no shortage of oddities and unique attractions for you in Seattle.

You can go anywhere and find a park, but you won’t find one quite like Gas Works Park. One of my favorite things is repurposed spaces. And Gas Works Park is without a doubt, one of the best examples of that in the United States. The park sits at the site of the Seattle Gas Light Company, and many of the original structures of the plant form part of the park’s interesting landscape.

Part of the plant’s former compressors and pumps have been converted into a playground, for kids (of all ages). You can also enjoy the view of the city across Lake Union from the “Great Mound,” where you’ll also find a sundial that was created by local Seattle artists. Gas Works Park is great for a stroll or a picnic and it’s the largest weird attraction Seattle has to offer. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Seattle Oddities and Weird Attractions
Guide Location: USA » Seattle
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Gas Works Park   Fremont Troll   Gum Wall   Giant Shoe Museum   Pike Place Market   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration   A Sound Garden  
Author: Ana Montano
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