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“Do dinner, it's worth it!”
Review of Space Needle

Space Needle
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US$25.20*
and up
Seattle Space Needle Observation Deck Admission
Ranked #8 of 440 things to do in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Climb 520 feet to the observation deck of Seattle's signature building, which is actually 605 feet tall, for spectacular views of the city and its surrounding area. For food and fantastic sights check out SkyCity, the tower's rotating restaurant that makes one complete orbit per hour.
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San Diego, California
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“Do dinner, it's worth it!”
Reviewed 6 August 2013

The Space Needle really does have a spectacular view at the observation deck, but I highly recommend enjoying a meal at SkyCity. To go to the observation deck, you'll have to purchase a ticket AND wait in line. After checking the prices, we decided to have dinner at SkyCity which includes admission to the observation deck and allowed us to see 360 degrees of Seattle in daylight and at night. The food at Skycity was delicious and the view was amazing. After dinner we checked out the observation deck, and the skyline was beautiful, but was obstructed by the guardrails. Obviously, safety is paramount so I can't blame them for the guardrails. There's also a coffee stand / cafe on the observation deck. I definitely recommend going to the top of the Space Needle and doing the math and checking out what you'd prefer to do - food or not food.

Visited July 2013
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“Sleepless at the Seattle Space Needle”
Reviewed 6 August 2013

Loved going up to the Space Needle at night after watching the WNBA game. It was a beautiful night to view Seattle from atop the Space Needle. I would highly recommend going at night as the admission rate is cheaper and the view (if it isn't foggy or rain) is sweet.

Visited August 2013
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“my first visit to space needle”
Reviewed 6 August 2013

on 7/25/2012 on my first visit to seattle, i went up the space needle for the first time. the views are great. customer service was great. great place for pics.

Visited September 2012
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“Typical tourist trap!”
Reviewed 6 August 2013

Way overpriced! Have to wait at least over an hour to get to the top and another 40 minutes to go down! Save your money and go to the museum of flight!

Visited July 2013
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“Great view”
Reviewed 5 August 2013

Get the Seattle Pass and you can visit up to 9 sites for one low price! The EMP museum is on the same site, also Great! I would also highly recommend the Aquarium, Fantastic!!

Visited July 2013
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