Seattle! The Pike Place Market!

Washington, Seattle Guide (B): Seattle! The Pike Place Market!

The Pike Place Market district is a must see when visiting Seattle! There are many farmers markets in the area, but if you ask me, the Pike Place Market is king of them all! Within this historic district you’ll find the freshest of produce, bakers, butchers, farmers, specialty food stores, a crafts market filled with local artisans and over 200 individual shops as well as many restaurants ranging from takeout to fine dining. And if that’s not enough it’s also a place where the fish fly through the air, you can sit on a pig (bronze that is), and sticking your gum on the wall is a favorite pastime!

Located just a few blocks from the center of Downtown the Market overlooks the beautiful Elliott Bay and Waterfront neighborhood and in fact there is a passage connecting them called the Market Hill Climb. Pike Place was established in 1907 as a way to connect the famers and the people and it’s still doing so to this day. With Farm-to-Table being all the rage these past few years I guess they were way ahead of the game! ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Seattle! The Pike Place Market!
Guide Location: USA » Seattle
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Pike Place Fish Co.   Sosio’s   Mee Sum Pastry   Rachel the Pig   Il Bistro   Sushi Kashiba   Pappardelles Pasta   Delaurentis   Daily Dozen Donut Shop  
Author: Hilary Gudgel
Read it on author's website: https://hilarystyle.me/2016/03/11/seattle-the-pike-place-market/

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