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Meet your guide and group at 102 Cherry Street, near Pioneer Square, at least 10 minutes prior to your scheduled departure. Be sure to wear good walking shoes as this underground walking tour covers uneven terrain and involves ascending and descending about six flights of stairs.

After a brief introduction from your guide, set off to explore one of Seattle's oldest neighborhoods and its subterranean tunnels on this guided tour. Listen to stories of Seattle's past, from the Klondike Gold Rush to Skid Row, as you wander dark passageways and then back up to street level. Over the course of three blocks, you'll cover a century of history, from the neighborhood's origins as a Salish Indian settlement to its modern iteration. It’s a perspective you can’t get by wandering on your own.

The tour concludes at Occidental Park.

Locations visited
Pioneer Square
Beneath the Streets
Overview

Get to know Seattle's first established neighborhood, Pioneer Square, by walking its underground pathways as they existed in the 1890s in the company of a guide. Trace the city’s history, from an Indian dwelling to its Gold Rush days and up through its current state as a thriving modern neighborhood on this walking tour.

Highlights
  • Learn the history of Pioneer Square from a unique, below-ground perspective
  • Walk the neighborhood's subterranean tunnels with a knowledgeable guide
  • Trace Seattle’s history from an Indian settlement to the 1890s to today
  • Seattle history tour covers the basics while leaving time for other sightseeing
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Reviewed yesterday
Unbelievable

Glad we did it! Our guide Dave brought the information and what we were seeing to Life. Loved the small group size and the way our guide could answer questions and help with other places to see in Seattle. This is a must see when...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago
Under the streets of Seattle

My husband and I took this tour under the streets of Seattle to get a better understanding of how the current city was built. Our tour guide Rod was very informative and entertaining. He explained what we were going to see and how things came...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago
Great tour

Engaging and entertaining guide Richard brought the tour of the underground city to life. Gave us all a much better appreciation of how the city was rebuilt and the ground floor enclosed after the fire. Access to a greater diversity of underground buildings would make...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Excellent tour and great value

Took this tour with Cari? and she was great. Entertaining, engaged and energetic! A lot of walking and quite a few stairs but real informative

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Reviewed 5 days ago
History and Paranormal enthusiasts dream

The tour guides are gifted story tellers. The guide who did the introduction was candid about history being embellished to fill in the blanks and entertain. Take that which is true as history, and that which is a tale for ghost stories. The walk is...More

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Navigate622327
9 September 2018|
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Response from Sylvia S | Reviewed this property |
About 90 minutes
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23 August 2018|
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Response from Rosemary3242018 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if a dog is welcome as the tour involves a group of people and the guide. I think one would have to ask the guide and get consent from the group.
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Jennifer B
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Sorry we didn’t look at the prices for children so unable to answer you. The tour would be good for kids as it is interesting and going underground.
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