6 Seattle Pikes Place Market Facts

Pike Place Market

6 Seattle Pikes Place Market Facts

  1. Pike Place Market is a public market overlooking the Elliott Bay waterfront in Seattle, Washington, United States. Pikes Market is one of the oldest continuously operated public farmers market in the United States.
  2. Pikes Market Place opened August 17, 1907, and is one of the oldest continuously operated public farmers’ markets in the United States.
  3. The market has over 10 million visitors each year, Pike Place Market is the most popular destination in Seattle and one of the most touristed landmarks in the world.
  4. Pike Place Fish Market, founded in 1930, is an open-air fish market located in Seattle.  Pikes Place Fish Market is known for throwing fish that customers have purchased before they are wrapped.
  5. The Pike Place Starbucks store, commonly called the Original Starbucks, is the first Starbucks store, established in 1971
  6. The Famous Gum Wall is a brick wall covered in used chewing gum, in an alleyway in downtown Seattle. It is located in Post Alley under Pike Place Market.

Source ~Wikipedia

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Famous Gum Wall

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