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The statue of Lenin on the corner should clue you in to the fact that everything about this neighborhood is alternative. Vegetarian cafes, eclectic shops, coffee houses, bookstores and street artists abound.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Seattle, WA 98103
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Yep, there is a troll under the bridge. There are also some good places to eat. There really isn't a whole lot to do there except eat and see the sites. But it's a good bucket list visit.

Thank jasonmQ9692YF
Reviewed 1 week ago

Together with Ballard, one of the more interesting and quirky neighborhood of Seattle. In addition to the famous troll under the bridge and Fremont Brewery, Fremont is home to waterfront parks, pubs, cool shops and good restaurants. Free parking was easier to find than I...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was great fun to see the TROLL under the bridge and learn about the area's care for the structure after seeing this guy in several movies. Cool area and definitely interesting art scene.

Thank AK1961says
Reviewed 26 September 2018

The Fremont neighborhood in Seattle is its traditional counter culture capitol. Here is where there is a giant Troll sculpture, a statue of Lenin, the Center of the Universe sign, the Waiting for the Interurban statues and to top it off, The Solstice Festival -...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 25 September 2018

If there is even a tiny bit of love of Fairy Tales or Hobbit or Magical Creatures, then you should go see the Fremont Troll. It's creepy and weird and mystical and I loved it. Much bigger in real life than what I expected from...More

1  Thank Suzi K
Reviewed 15 September 2018

After a $15 taxi ride we arrived at the bottom of the hill. We were greeted by the Trolls three metal goats. When viewing this iconic local Seattle sculpture, you will see unnecessary graffiti. It’s too bad there is not a Friends of the Troll...More

Thank Earl S
Reviewed 31 August 2018

It's one of the Seattle landmark. You can drive by, walk by, but it's a statue formed with cement so worth a look once, but not sure it's worth a constant visit.

Thank vamsally
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Luckily, we were headed this direction on the way to the ferry to Whidbey Island so it wasn't too hard to find. I wasn't sure we were going the right way once we got off the interstate, but we were, it is a little quirky...More

1  Thank Tonya
Reviewed 19 August 2018

We had to ask for directions to find this quirky statue which my husband 'had to see' Have to agree it was something different & once we found it we obviously took the obligatory photo or two. Nice area for walking about with some nice...More

1  Thank valericl2018
Reviewed 18 August 2018

This is one of my favorite things about Seattle...you think you know the city and it reveals a new facet. This is a quirky neighborhood with the famous under the bridge troll statue, Lenin statue, a rocket, some interesting topiaries and more. Definitely worth a...More

Thank TravelinSuz
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Response from nannyca | Reviewed this property |
there is a center of town and if you're staying there then 'yes' you can get around. parts of Freemont are hilly. Seattle has good public trans and there is a stop in Freemont with a really cool sculpture. Also, be sure... More