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9/28/2007-- If you are headed to Seattle you must check out the Pike Place Market. Okay Okay yes it is a fish market but don't let that fool you it is perhaps one of the city's most popular attractions. Read on to see what the market has to offer you.

The Pike Place Market is actually not just a fish market. It is one of the oldest markets in the world with vendors selling everything from fruits and vegetables to crafts to well, fish. One of the most famous parts of the market and the place people most associate the market with is Pike Place Fish. This place is famous for the fish throwers. Come by and see some fish fly across the room. They put on quite a show. Next check out one of the many wine stores for a tasting or visit one of the many health food stores. When you are done you can stop for dinner or lunch at one of the many restaurants in the market . Even get a cup of Seattle's most famous products, coffee. No matter what your interests are you will find something at the market.

There is so much to do in the market and so much history that you may want to go on a guided tour. On Wednesday to Sunday you can take a guided tour of the market. The tours are offered at 11Am and 2PM but reservations are required. To make a reservation call (206) 774-5249. Whether you decide to do it yourself or take a tour, be sure to add the Pike Place market to your to do list when you are in Seattle.

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