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Fremont Troll

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Neighbourhood: Fremont
As featured in 3 Days in Seattle and 2 other guides
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Address: North 36th St., Freemont District, Seattle, WA
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An 18-foot tall stone troll that lives under the Aurora Avenue Bridge.

An 18-foot tall stone troll that lives under the Aurora Avenue Bridge.

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On a recent trip to Seattle, my sister-in-law took us to see the troll and it was a cool photo opportunity to take with toddler daughter. I'm not sure if this falls under a "must... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Fort Collins, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Ok I get it, this thing is a legend. However if you aren't in the area just enjoy a picture as this ugly beast crushing a VW beatle is only so charming in real life.

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Methuen, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

On a recent trip to Seattle, my sister-in-law took us to see the troll and it was a cool photo opportunity to take with toddler daughter. I'm not sure if this falls under a "must see" attraction, but if you're in the area, might as well make the trip and take your picture with the troll

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was an interesting design. Not such a big deal to me but part of the Seattle City Tour, so if yo take the tour you will definitely see the troll. Worth a picture anyway

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Graniteville, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Skip the downtown flare and checkout Freemont. The troll if big and downtown also hosts a Stalin Statue from when the Soviet Union fell. Also check out the rocket and crazy downtown shops.

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the Fremont troll on our recent visit to Seattle. It was a quick stop to see this quirky and fun art installation under the George Washington memorial bridge. Plenty of parking nearby. Fun to climb on the troll and take pictures.

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I'm glad I made the decision to visit the Fremont Troll. This trip provided an opportuity to explore Fremont and experience public transportation on a positive note, and to see more of Seattle and the surrounding areas. The Fremont Troll was free of graffitti. Some photos show the troll covered in graffitti. I went on a sunny day making this... More 

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Springfield, Missouri
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Never seen anything like this! Great place to take the kids to let them climb around. The thing is under a bridge and is about 2-3 stories tall in the front. You can walk up the hill on the back and get on the top.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great photo op in Fremont, Seattle, we stopped and took turns being photographed with the Troll! An easy 10 minute add on if you are in the Fremont or Ballard area.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's an art installation under a bridge. Definitely a really quick stop for a photo op. Not sure if I would make it a sole destination if it was out of the way, unless I was driving. I had planned to visit the Fremont neighbourhood anyway and so I added it to my itinerary.

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

you literally come here, snap a picture and leave. just another landmark to visit while you're in seattle to say you've been there, done that. interesting sculpture and pretty cool photo op!

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