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Waterfall Garden Park

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Address: 219 Second Ave South, Seattle, WA 98104
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A quiet oasis in middle of town

Great place to stop by and rest. I usually get a take out from a nearby restaurant and sit here to eat. The waterfall is mesmerizing. It's an unusual but pleasant place.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 January 2017
Bellevue, Washington
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Westerville, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While walking in the Pioneer Square area, we found this small park with a man made waterfall in a lovely landscape garden. This park was created to honor where the first United Parcel Services first headquarters was located. Would be a great escape for eating your lunch.

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San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 282 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Relaxing, beautiful park is a great place to go and melt your stress away. The sound of the water puts me into a calm trance.

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Burbank, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Don't blink or you'll miss it. Tiny little oasis in the Downtown Seattle City area. Very peaceful, lots of places to sit and rest or drink your coffee. Very glad we found it!

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Bellevue, Washington
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128 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Great place to stop by and rest. I usually get a take out from a nearby restaurant and sit here to eat. The waterfall is mesmerizing. It's an unusual but pleasant place.

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45 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

A pleasant surprise in downtown Seattle. You can pass right by it and never know it-we did. Once you enter the gate, there is a sense of tranquility. Take a few minutes and enjoy a bit of serenity.

Thank Gary D
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Waterfall Garden Park's always been my favorite hidden gem in Pioneer Square. Tucked just a few blocks south of the Underground Tour at 2nd Ave S. & S. Main St., this little in-city oasis sits on the very spot where James Casey started United Parcel Service began in the basement of a local tavern. The park is now operated by... More 

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Ormskirk, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We passed here by chance and so had a quick look. People were having their lunch in here. Quite a surprising garden squeezed into a tiny area.

Thank pollyoppy
New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Tiny gem of a park. Great place to put your feet up and eat your lunch on a nice day. (There are tables). Not a major sight, but an enjoyable little stop if you're in the area.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

This park is small but very relaxing. There are lots of chairs to sit at. The walls around the park plus the sound of the waterfall itself helps to drown out the city noise in the background. I grabbed some food to go and went in search of this park to have a small picnic there. I got lost looking... More 

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Montpelier, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

I thought finding this tucked into the busy city amazing. It was pretty peaceful. Near occidental park so not a long walk.

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