Widely recognized for its interesting culture and abundance of unique things to do and see, Seattle is the largest city in all of Washington state, with a population of over 704,000. With tech power weights like Amazon and Microsoft located in the heart of the city itself, Seattle is iconic to say the least. One of the most noteworthy aspects that visitors love to see in the city is the giant Space Needle which opened in 1962, stands 605 feet in height, and comes with a rotating restaurant and observation deck among its many attributes. Also known as a natural urban sprawl, Seattle has so many things to do, it can be difficult to find time to do them all. There is the Museum of Pop Culture (MoPop), Pacific Science Center, Pike Place Market, Chinatown-International District, Pioneer Square, Seattle Waterfront, Seattle Great Wheel, Seattle Aquarium, and much, much more. And just outside the city, there is Woodinville Wine Country, The Museum of Flight, and Woodland Park Zoo.
At the end of the day, Seattle is a cool place to live, work, and play. There is an overall vibrant aspect that is hard to describe. On any given day, you can find lots of people out and about in bars, restaurants, festivals, and simply having a great time! And, of course, like any good urban city, Seattle is no stranger to delicious restaurants. All types of food can be found in Seattle, there are 37 Zagat celebrity chef restaurants and 13 James Beard award-winning chefs in the city. No matter what you pallette happens to be, Seattle has got you covered. From vegetarian to gluten-free to seafood and more, the city is definitely known for it’s varied food selection! And who can forget what truly makes Seattle great, and that is it’s amazing coffee scene, for which there truly is no competition.
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