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Seattle in pictures
From Pike Place Market to fun-loving Fremont, images of this Pacific Northwest city.
By Lonely Planet
24 January 2011
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View image of Downtown Seattle is the functional business heart of the city, with a jungle of office buildings and an electric weekday buzz. (Richard Cummins/LPI) (Credit: Richard Cummins/LPI)
View image of This is the birthplace of Seattle, and its redbrick buildings give it a historical, film-set feel. It's also popular for its restaurants, bars and shops.
View image of One of Seattle's best-loved attractions, this labyrinthine fish and produce market oozes theatricality. (Lawrence Worcester/LPI) (Credit: Lawrence Worcester/LPI)
View image of The alternative scene in Belltown may have mellowed slightly, but this neighbourhood with its offbeat bars can still be classed as cool. (Paul Kennedy/LPI) (Credit: Paul Kennedy/LPI)
View image of This is a 1960's vision of the future, making it an endearingly retro place to visit. As well as the Space Needle, it contains numerous museums and attractions. (Richard Cummins/LPI) (Credit: Richard Cummins/LPI)
View image of Lake Union hums with the sound of seaplanes, but you can have fun skirting the edge on a bike or a boat. (Ann Cecil/LPI) (Credit: Ann Cecil/LPI)
View image of Fun-loving Fremont has coffee shops, pubs and some of the oddest public art that you'll ever see, making a visit to this neighbourhood a must. ((Lawrence Worcester/LPI) (Credit: Lawrence Worcester/LPI)
View image of This Scandinavian-influenced neighbourhood seems a world away from urban Seattle, and is known for its down-to-eath bars and live-music venues. (Lawrence Worcester/LPI) (Credit: Lawrence Worcester/LPI)
View image of If you like parks, rose gardens and low-key neighbourhoods, then you'll love Green Lake. It's a perfect place for sunbathing in summer or walking in fall. (John Elk III/LPI) (Credit: John Elk III/LPI)
View image of Situated in a stunning part of the Pacific Northwest, Seattle is within easy reach of mountain ranges, the ocean and a temperate rainforest. (Richard Cummins/LPI) (Credit: Richard Cummins/LPI)