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Fremont

Seattle, WA 98103
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The statue of Lenin on the corner should clue you in to the fact that everything about this neighborhood is alternative. Vegetarian cafes, eclectic shops, coffee houses, bookstores and street artists abound.
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good48%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“statue of lenin” (26 reviews)
“public art” (12 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Seattle, WA 98103
Fremont
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US$21 per adult
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"statue of lenin"
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"public art"
in 12 reviews
"fun neighborhood"
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"summer solstice"
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"walking guide"
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"theo chocolate factory"
in 5 reviews
"tech companies"
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"vw beetle"
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"ship canal"
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"every corner"
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"gas works park"
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"walk around"
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"few hours"
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"few blocks"
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"seattle area"
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"lake union"
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"visiting seattle"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Parking is available on side streets or just pull over on the shoulder hop out and snap a picture of this formidable beast crushing a VW. If in the area check it out for the picture otherwise you can pass.

Thank hockeyaw19
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were intrigued by the descriptions of Fremont and thought it might be a fun place to stay while we were in Seattle. Well, it's too far from the many fun things to do in Seattle and is okay for a day trip.....to see funky...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are already in the area, it's worth a drive by, but I would not go out of the way to see it unless you like really random things.

Thank bond0381
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The troll was cool. We were glad we visited it though because it gave a change to visit the neat little neighborhood of Fremont. If you want a picture of the troll though, make sure to get there during early because there were a ton...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2018

The Troll is located under a bridge which use to be a Greg sales location. It was constructed to shut down the drug activities, since it was to be a tourist attraction with people climbing on it and taking pictures from all directions. Clever and...More

Thank Richard S
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

Fremont is a must see neighborhood in Seattle. Located on the northwest side of Lake Union along the water Fremont it offers great views, public art, local unique shops and local restaurants. If you are a chocolate lover don't miss a Theo Chocolate tour of...More

Thank Offthecouch65
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

Our 12 and 14 year old boys LOVED seeing and climbing on the troll! What a fun sight to see! There is limited parking, but people don't stay long, so a round about and patience will score you a spot nearby. The boys thought the...More

Thank Robin C
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

Popular work of art. There were at least 20 other people there when we arrived. The kids there really seemed to like it too.

Thank ConfederateMike
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

How would you like to see a real troll under the bridge? Unfortunately, you will need a car to visit this place. But if you've kids, this will be well worth the drive. It is absolute joy to see their young faces as they climb...More

Thank Nakstrani
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

The Troll under the bridge, a statue of Lenin and a giant rocket are all things you can see in eclectic Fremont. A favorite attraction is the statue called Waiting for the Interurban in the middle of the main street, frequently decorated for the holidays...More

Thank TartanCat57
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RLV2063
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Response from nannyca | Reviewed this property |
there is a center of town and if you're staying there then 'yes' you can get around. parts of Freemont are hilly. Seattle has good public trans and there is a stop in Freemont with a really cool sculpture. Also, be sure... More
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