Seattle Landmarks and Monuments

(Seattle, Washington - WA, USA)

Seattle is teeming with historic landmarks, monuments and impressive architectural feats which beckon visitors to explore. Many of Seattle's landmarks are internationally recognized symbols, rich with vibrant culture and tradition.

Whether you are interested in airplanes, fishing boats or astounding views, Seattle provides both residents and tourists with educational and inspirational monuments and records of its colorful past.

Boeing Factory

Address: 3003 West Casino Road, Everett, Washington WA, 98204, USA
Tel: +1 206 544 1264, +1 800 464 1476
The Boeing Everett factory tours showcase the 747, 767 and 777 Boeing airplanes in various stages of production (from flight test to manufacture), located in the largest building in the world by volume (144,000,000 cubic meters).
Open hours: Monday to Friday, tours begin at 09:00, 10:00, 11:00, 13:00, 14:00 and 15:00
Admission: charge, discounts available for children and seniors

Space Needle

Address: 400 Broad Street, Seattle, Washington WA, 98109, USA
Tel: +1 206 905 2100
Built for the 1962 World Fair, the Space Needle is the most unique and striking landmark on Seattle's skyline. Visitors can take an elevator rising nearly 160 meters / 525 feet in just 41 seconds to the observation deck for 360° views of the Puget Sound, encompassing Lake Union, Elliot Bay and downtown Seattle. Complimentary Swarovski Telescopes offer magnified views of various landmarks throughout the city and informational displays line the interior featuring varied facts and trivia. The SkyCity restaurant atop the Space Needle offers fine dining and award winning local wines while continuously rotating to reveal spectacular views.
Open hours: daily - 09:00 to 24:00
Admission: charge, discounts available for children, military and seniors, children under three years free

Fisherman's Terminal

Address: 3919 18th Avenue West, Seattle, Washington WA, 98199, USA
Tel: +1 206 728 3395
Located in Queen Anne district of Seattle, the vibrant Fisherman's Terminal sees over 700 vessels each day and the piers swarm with curious locals and visitors eyeing the daily catch. Seattle crabbers and fishermen contribute to more than 50 percent of the nation's seafood and the ports provide a colorful glimpse of this vital industry.
Open hours: daily
Admission: free

Hing Hay Park

Address: 423 Maynard Avenue South, Seattle, Washington WA, 98104, USA
Hing Hay Park, or 'Park for Pleasurable Gatherings', is centrally located in Seattle's International District. Fronted by terraced stairs and resting atop a red brick square, the pagoda style pavilion was designed and built in Taiwan. Nearby, colorful murals depict historical Asian-American narratives and locals relax, exercise and enjoy the ornate surroundings.
Open hours: daily
Admission: free

Pike Place Market

Address: First Avenue and Pike Street, Seattle, Washington WA, 98101, USA
Tel: +1 206 682 7453
As one of Seattle's most recognized landmarks, the Pike Place Market is a vital feature of the city's economy. Pike Place Market features hundreds of shops selling local fruits and vegetables, fresh flowers and seafood, as well as handicrafts by native artists the cobblestone streets teem with street musicians and curious onlookers.
Open hours: daily - 08:00 to 18:00
Admission: free

Safeco Field

Address: 1200 First Avenue South, Seattle, Washington WA, 98134, USA
Tel: +1 206 346 4000
Safeco field is the new home to the Seattle Mariners Baseball Club and a commanding structure in Seattle's skyline. Located in the SODO district, this state of the art facility features a retractable roof, which offers outstanding city views when open, as well as brick facades and real grass recalling classic ballparks of the old days. Public and private tours explore the stadium, with a seating capacity for nearly 47,000 fans.
Open hours: game times vary
Admission: charge

Qwest Stadium / Seahawks Exhibition Center

Address: 800 Occidental Avenue South, Seattle, Washington WA, 98134, USA
Tel: +1 206 381 7582
Completed in 2002 and funded by Microsoft co-owner Paul Allen, the 67,000-seat Seahawks Stadium is a state of the art facility covered by a set of arcing roofs to shield fans from the elements and aid in amplifying the din of the crowd. The indoor Ring of Honor credits star performances by the Seattle Seahawks and the space doubles as an exhibition hall for various performances and trade shows. An imposing element of the skyline situated adjacent to the Safeco Field in SODO, the area is surrounded by sports bars and memorabilia stores.
Open hours: game times vary
Admission: charge