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Space Needle, Seattle

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Enjoy panoramic views of Seattle and the surrounding water from 184 m (605 ft) in the air at Space Needle. A symbol of the city since it was built for the World’s Fair in 1962, the tower features a 360º observation deck. Ride the elevator to the top for unobstructed views of the Olympic and Cascade Mountains, Elliott Bay, and the surrounding islands, before stopping for a meal at the rotating SkyCity restaurant. Take a jacket with you when visiting the tower, as the observation deck is known for windy conditions. Plan your visit to Space Needle and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Seattle road trip tool .
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  • How can you visit Seattle without going to the space needle? It was included in our City Passes which we were also so happy to learn included 2 visits! Our first was just after sunset, so we go to see...  more »
  • It's a blast! With that futuristic look of the 60s! The elevator is super fast and when you get upstairs you're freaking out. Then you go down to the glass floor and you're already dying of dizziness!
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  • When you visit New York it’s a must to go to the top of the Empire State Building. The same seems to apply to the Space Needle when visiting Seattle. When a tourist be a tourist and see the highlights of a city. The views are breathtaking and you get a great perspective of the city while up top. In addition, they have these new glass floor panels that can be waked on. It’s eerie and cool at the same time.
  • Excellent Seattle city view and also the Pacific view. The rotating glass experience was fantastic. Try to get on to it by daylight to get a chance for a selfie setup, as the the night view doesn’t help the cameras. Best part is it’s photographs clicked. Unlike every other tourist attraction click pictures and sell them/discard if you don’t need, this place gives your photos for free. Maybe included with the ticket.
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