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Pioneer Square

Yesler Street & 1st Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104
+1 206-667-0687
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USD 64.99*
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3-Hour Seattle City Tour
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City Tour of Seattle in Spanish
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Pioneer Square Park, topped by an ornate pergola, is the site of the city's oldest settlement.
  • Excellent19%
  • Very good35%
  • Average31%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible4%
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Yesler Street & 1st Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104
Pioneer Square
Yesler Street & 1st Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104
+1 206-667-0687
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is Seattle's historic district. There is some great architecture with old buildings that in some cases are getting run down. There are a lot of great shops, galleries and bars/restaurants in this area including Seattle's oldest running restaurant, Merchant's Cafe. I would recommend taking...More

1  Thank Offthecouch65
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has history all around, but is kind of left to the hand of god now. At sundown the Square is filled with youngsters smoking, not very safe place seems to me.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pioneer Square mixes a bit of old with new in that it offers a glimpse of old Seattle with many old buildings and signage. It is a great place to explore as these buildings have been renovated to restaurants/bars/retail shopping area. You can easily spend...More

Thank markltennis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyable Museum about the Gold Rush.Well worth the 20-30 minutes to tour it. Very friendly and knowledgeable staff.

Thank LiveGood
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is a nice square, but no more than that. There are the typical american buildings with the fire stairs outside, sturbaks, a christmas tree. But nothing special or caracteristic

Thank Sonia G
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Beautiful trees, the wrought iron archway and the totem pole are the nice features of this park area. They call it a square but it's shape is more triangular. What put us off spending too much time here were all the homeless people sleeping on...More

Thank seetheworld2014
Reviewed 18 November 2017

Pioneer Square is home to many historic buildings. Many date from the 18th century. It is here that the early settlers landed. Within the area are many restaurants, the Underground Tours, and the Gold Rush Museum. I recommend that you visit, if you are a...More

Thank jlmsBellevue
Reviewed 10 November 2017

This was a fairly easy walk from the Pike Place Market and Seattle Art Museum. I walked alone in the daytime, but saw groups of people in tours. In the park here, there were many homeless people camping out, with a couple of security guards...More

1  Thank MaineGuy777
Reviewed 8 November 2017

I went alone to pioneer square to meet a segway tour and do the underground tour. I asked my shuttle driver about the homeless in the area. He said not to worry about it because they are harmless. He was right. I never felt uneasy...More

Thank TravelingfromPace
Reviewed 28 October 2017

If you take the Underground Tour, you'll learn that the entrances to the Victorian-era buildings around Pioneer Square are actually one or two stories above their original ground floor locations. The current sidewalks with purple glass skylights embedded are right on top of the old...More

Thank CleopatraBunny
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25 November 2015|
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Response from Cheryl H | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know you can only go with a tour but it is well worth it!