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Seattle Center, Seattle

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#5 of 65 in Parks in Seattle
Built in 1962 for the World's Fair, Seattle Center is home to the instantly recognizable Space Needle, Seattle's official landmark. Here, you'll find the International Fountain, a Modernist water sculpture of carefully timed water jets and accompanying music. Travel to the observation deck atop the 184 m (605 ft) tower in 41 seconds via one of the elevators, and take in the 360-degree views of Seattle. Grab a burger at Skycity, the center's revolving restaurant, while watching the busy city below. The center is also home to the Seattle Shakespeare Co., the Chihuly Garden and Glass Museum, and the Kobe Bell. Also on site, the EMP museum is dedicated to popular culture and features the Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame. The complex's Pacific Science Center, designed by Minoru Yamasaki, is home to two IMAX theaters. To visit Seattle Center and other attractions in Seattle, use our Seattle trip maker website .
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  • The Space Needle is located in the Seattle Center Park. This park was home to the 1962 Worlds Fair and is a cool place to walk around and see all the attraction in the park. There is a Science Center,...  more »
  • Be sure to go here! From here all the most "tasty" places Seattle! And the center itself is very peculiar.
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  • I love bringing the kids to Seattle Center! Great parks! Lots of fun things to Do! Never a dull moment!! Definitely worth bringing the kids or even a night out alone!! Definitely will be back again and again!!
  • I have visited this place many times in last couple of years. It is a favourite pass time for our family, esp the children's museum for the kids. Good for a walk, artists playground is best and one of it's kind. We love to dance in the fountain on a sunny day. It's a wholesome package for the entire family.

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