Pike Place Public Market in Seattle, Washington

Pike Place Public Market in Seattle, Washington

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia:

Pike Place Market is a public market overlooking the Elliott Bay waterfront in Seattle.

Elliott Bay

The Pike Place Market's unofficial bronze mascot, Rachel

The Market, which opened August 17, 1907, is one of the oldest continually operated public farmers' markets in the United States. It is a place of business for many small farmers, craftspeople and merchants. It is also one of Seattle's most popular tourist destinations.

A steep hill.

The Market is built on the edge of a steep hill. It has several lower levels below the main level, featuring a variety of unique shops.

Place Pigalle sits atop the LaSalle Hotel.

36 Hours in Seattle. NYT, 11/2008.
How to know you're from the Pacific Northwest http://goo.gl/aHra
36 Hours in Seattle - NYTimes.com, 2011.

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