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Sightseeing in Seattle - what to see. Complete travel guide

Seems, everyone has heard at least once about “the city of rains” located in the United States. This city is Seattle, which is situated on the north-west of the continent. However, the city is named so not because of the fact that the level of precipitations is the highest here. The reason for this is in the number of cloudy days per year, which is the highest comparing to other cities of the US. Despite this fact Seattle attracts travelers with its numerous advantages.
1. You can travel Seattle at any time of the year, as 12 months of the year there is the weather favorable for excursions and walks. The warmest month of the year is July; the daily … Open
Seattle is a major industrial, commercial, financial and transportation center of the continent. It is also included in the top five major trading ports of the country. In this city are well-developed electronics, woodworking, shipbuilding, food processing, automotive and aerospace industry.
Seattle is also home to numerous high quality universities. If the weather is bad, you can visit Art Museum of Asian Art, Park of Olympic Sculptures, Aviation Museum, Art Gallery of Henry Frey, Museum of History and Industry, Wing Luke Asian Art Museum, as well as many art galleries, where the works of famous artists are exhibited. There are also several theaters in this city, opera and ballet, as well as several experimental movie theaters that offer old masterpieces of art cinema. Space Needle Tower is the main symbol of the city. On the top of the tower is located the observation deck. From such height all visitors are able to enjoy beautiful views of the city, the bay and the channel to Lake Michigan. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Seattle and surroundings

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Map of all shopping areas
Shopping streets in Seattle
♥   Shopping area ' Pioneer Square' Seattle, 0.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Shopping area ' First Avenue in Belltown' Seattle, 1.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Shopping area ' Fremont' Seattle, 5.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Shopping area ' Columbia City' Seattle, 6.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Shopping area ' Phinney/Greenwood' Seattle, 10.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Seattle
♥   Local Park 'Wa' , 4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   State Park 'Fremont Peak' , 6.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Local Park 'Froula' , 8.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   A - Park 'Green lake park' , 8.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Local Park 'Westcrest' , 9.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all art museums
Art galleries in Seattle and around
♥   Art museum 'Seattle Art Museum' Seattle, 0.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Seattle Asian Art Museum' Seattle, 2.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sights around Seattle from our guide 'Extreme places on Earth'

McClure Radioactive Site

From the series “The most radioactive zones on the planet”
Active work on the purification of the contaminated ground began in 1995. Tons of contaminated soil were transferred to the nearby mortuaries. Over the years of the cleaning work, 16 000 cubic meters of soil were disposed. Virtually all this land was transferred to Passmore Avenue repository. Now, the mortuary is being kept under strict surveillance. According to available data, it is very reliable and eliminates the leakage of the radiation into the environment. … Read further
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All about Seattle, USA - sightseeings, attractions, touristic spots, architecture, history, culture and cuisine. Prepare your trip together with OrangeSmile.com - find out the 'must see' things in Seattle, which places to visit, which excursions to take, where the breathtaking views are waiting for you. Planning your trip with this travel guide will help your to get the most out of Seattle in few days.
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