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Fremont Troll

North 36th St., Freemont District, Seattle, WA
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An 18-foot tall stone troll that lives under the Aurora Avenue Bridge.
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good40%
  • Average20%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“vw bug” (42 reviews)
“photo op” (49 reviews)
“cool sculpture” (16 reviews)
North 36th St., Freemont District, Seattle, WA
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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you're walking near of the bridge, is a MUST to take a picture with the troll, This Sculpture is a big one and he's smashing a real VW car, I really love this kind of street art

Thank oasisantonio
Reviewed 2 days ago

The structure is bigger than you can imagine. It was nice to visit but you only need to spend about 5 - 10 min before you get bored. That is okay. I took pictures and showed my daughter to prove trolls exist. I explained they...More

Thank travel_d2026
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you're in Seattle, definitely stop by and see the troll. It's an interesting sculpture both for its craftmanship and its location.

Thank noloc21
Reviewed 4 days ago

I have to say I don't get it....at all. My cousin was driving us home after a long day and then pulled up next to the troll...I honestly thought there were a bunch of homeless people there. We took the photos and got back in...More

Thank JamieLentz
Reviewed 5 days ago

It's not worth travelling for miles to see this, but if you're in the area it's worth a look. It's a really massive sculpture in a visually interesting location. The scale is great - it's holding an old VW Beatle in it's hand. A good...More

Thank CavMcDs
Reviewed 5 days ago

Amazing sculpture piece and great use of space under the bridge. Have to wait to take pictures of your group. One of my favorite spots on this trip.

Thank COkid
Reviewed 1 week ago

Drive around and find a place to park then walk back. It is under the over pass and there is NO real parking. Totally worth the effort.

Thank Charmed4blue
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a few friends tell us we must visit this site when we went to Seattle so we did. It is literally a giant sculpture that looks exactly like the picture on this site. There was a line of tourists there for pictures and is...More

1  Thank Dee M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Being a Seattle native i still love driving by the troll under the bridge. It's so weird and interesting and everyone loves the crazy eye. You can climb on it,

Thank Khristi L
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a big sculpture under a bridge, you need to go with a car and there is no space to park. I saw people taking picture at night (under bridge, very dark), which was surprising for me since this is not a very special...More

Thank Ibo1980
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Teri P
15 June 2016|
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Response from FakeTim C | Reviewed this property |
Just walk up, it is a piece of public art sitting under an overpass.
chonie H
3 April 2015|
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Response from Fat O | Reviewed this property |
No light rail but there are Metro routes that run close by. Visit King County Metro Trip Planner for more detailed route information. (URL's not allowed here{hypertext transfer protocol colon slash slash tripplanner dot... More