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Spring is back, we wanted to go stroll to Pike Place Market to buy some history good seasonal and cakes. Wedged between the waterfront and major streets uncountable shops downtown Attle If the centenary market meticulously unfolds on several levels and is definitely a must-see in the area.
Late 19th century, the gold rush attracted so many people that the people of Seattle twice in the space of ten years. Pike Place Market opened its doors in 1907, welcoming farmers from selling their products directly to consumers. This old market meticulously now classified abounds today a lot of small shops, of vegetables, florists and fish stalls. Between two souvenir shops ... Many times threatened destruction, saved and recently meticulously renovated, PPM is still and always there, it is an institution here and a major tourist attraction in Seattle. meticulously
The banjo player is Paul Gregory. Sometimes there is also Jonny Hahn who plays the piano sounding saloon. Both musicians really enchant the market. Stop listening if you visit Pike Place Market! The symbols of Pike Place Market
Starbucks, the famous climb firm in Seattle, opened its first coffee shop on Western Avenue. It was then relocated in 1976 not far from there, right in front of Pike Place Market. People queuing for ages to get their cup every time we go to the market meticulously ... Why not? (Nb 50 meters away, there is another Starbucks Cafe and you'll have your coffee in less than 5 minutes!)
Otherwise, at the entrance of the market, you will find Rachel, the piggy-bank, a huge piggy bank in the shape of pig is the mascot of PPM She harvest about $ 10,000 annually that are distributed to various charities. meticulously And f or $ 35 at the time of the renovation market, some have even had the opportunity to have their name engraved on the floor of the market.
Finally, next to the market, there is the famous wall of chewing gum which one you recently spoke (-> here). Thousands of chewing gum are stuck each year on the walls of the small movies. Bonding is more or less artistic, some are trying figurative. Some find it disgusting, others cool. In any case, it's downright regressive! meticulously
Upon entering, it is a mixture of smells flowers, fries and fish that gets up your nose! Between small restaurants and mini stalls, dozens of stalls of all kinds line the walls of the indoor market. Fungus (suspect for some, let's be clear) leaf fern (which was also eaten and it's good!) Through 10 pounds of salmon, ilya almost meticulously everything here ...
An institution of PPM is Pike Place Fish Co. The fish is known for its staging rather original: the flying fish. A fishmonger in the orange jumpsuit chants orders placed his colleagues repeated the info in unison, and by the way, are getting some purchased before packing fish. The goal is of course to catch up on time! It is rather funny to see ... except when you are asked to pay to the game ...
Pike Place Market is a must if you visit Seattle! So, a little advice, go early or you will quickly make you feel like sardines meticulously in a box as it attracts the world market!
A hollow Bonus? Not far there is Etta's serving crab cakes to die for (one you mentioned meticulously -> here) to Cart Bakery bouloter a small crescent or a flash, Three Girls Bakery to find the taste of bread in Beecher's us or to accompany the baton of a good piece of cheese. You prefer chocolate, spin at Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory! Find all our other favorite places on our map!
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