Pike Place Market - PHOTOGRAPHER COMMENT
Panorama taken from the outside of the Pike Market in Seattle. This is a great place to explore with stalls selling all sorts of goods. It can get very busy at times, especially in the farmers market. The fish stall puts on a great display in selling.
Pike Place Market - FURTHER INFORMATION
Pike Place Market - Seattle visitor guide showing a virtual tour of 'Pike Place Market' linked to an interactive map with local and travel information. 360° panoramas from Washington.
The Pike Place Market in Seattle is one of the oldest continually operated public farmers' markets in the United States. It opened in 1907 and is now one of the most popular tourist attractions in the city. The market covers 9 acres and is named after Pike Street which runs beside it. Over 10 milllion people a year visit the Pike Place Market.
On the upper levels of the market are stalls selling fresh produce and local crafts. Tables are rented on a daily bases by local traders, and the arcade is often lined with numerous flower stalls. In the lower levels are various other shops selling everything from antiques to comics. Pike Place Market is built on the side of a steep hill and descends down to Alaskan Way.
Also within Pike Place Market are numerous stalls and cafes offering everything from light refreshments, take away meals to full blown dining services. With all this it is easy to spend several hours browsing the various things on offer here.
Pike Place Market PDA
85 Pike Street, Room 500
Seattle, WA 98101
TRAVEL DIRECTIONS AND GETTING THERE
Bus: 15, 18, 21, 22, 56, 81, 113, 121, 122 (1st Ave & Pine St)