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Fremont

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Neighbourhood: Fremont
As featured in 3 Days in Seattle
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Address: Seattle, WA
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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The statue of Lenin on the corner should clue you in to the fact that...

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.

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Fremont Troll/Gas Works Park/Amazing Food!!

Great Seattle haunt! Funky bars and delicious food with a typical Seattle wealthy granola vibe. The Schilling Cider House has incredible choices- go for a pear cider. When it gets... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Seattle, Washington
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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you are a tourist wanting something fun to do for a day, head over to Fremont and check out this neighborhood, north of downtown. About 20 mins by bus, and a very friendly, artsy neighborhood. Easy to walk around and lots of places to shop and eat. Definitely worth taking a look at. Going over the Fremont Bridge is... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great Seattle haunt! Funky bars and delicious food with a typical Seattle wealthy granola vibe. The Schilling Cider House has incredible choices- go for a pear cider. When it gets dark head to 9 Million in Unmarked Bills for more drinks and better evening atmosphere. Of course, go checkout the Fremont Troll.

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Thank Erica R
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't miss this little area if you're in Seattle. Fun shops and great eats. It's a wonderful place to park and walk, enjoying all of the shops.

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Fate, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I gave my son a list of all the outdoor sculptures and we went to each one covering all over Seattle. It was a lot of fun finding each one.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What strikes me first is the dirt and chaos.A major commuting traffic artery goes through gere in at least three directions. diwntown to ballard, diwntown to wallingford and grren wood to downtown or ballard locks. or queen anne.or warfs. When i 5 is backed up this snarls .. takes 30 min to be a pedestrian crossing the street !!! Not... More 

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Saginaw, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Tour driver took us by this. Quite interesting. Would not have known of this on our own. Off the beaten path.

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Altus, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

I love this community! We spent a half of a day visiting the nice unusual shops and enjoying the beautiful neighborhood. Fremont has a lot of quirky thing to see plus a great chocolate factory.

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Just simply wandering about would greet you with a strange art installation on a random house, a troll under a bridge, sculptures on the street and cool lake views. We also stopped at a local brewery to sample the local delights. The locals strike me as friendly & interesting characters who seem proud of their community. We wished we'd had... More 

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Richardson, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

The troll is an amazing work of art that is just plain fun. The huge Lenin statue has historical significance and is right at home in this quirky, unique community. I was sad that the Teriyaki places werfe all closed on Sunday!

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

The Fremont Troll shows how public art can be fun, transforming and mysterious at once, and more. This is more than another "must see"--it's a must play, climb, contemplate or whatever.

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