Seattle Journals

Underground in Seattle

A September 2004 trip to Seattle by Chess-ter

Quote: My parents and I only had a day in Seattle, so we went to Pioneer Square, the site of the original town. Of course to really see the city's foundations, we had to go underground.

Bill Speidel’s Underground Tour

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I think the city of Seattle is very interesting. Some of Seattle's underground has been converted into shops, bars, and bookstores...almost anything you can think of! But the part of the underground the Bill Speidel tour explores showed us just how the city got started. The tour starts in a building, and then you go down with your guide to a place beneath the streets. We heard about how this used to be the original Seattle. I liked seeing a real bank vault, no longer in use, of course. I liked how our guide made up jokes and banged the doors to scare off any rats we might otherwise have seen. The guide said you should try to avoid wearing open-toed shoes if you go on this tour because...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on September 21, 2004

Bill Speidel’s Underground Tour
608 First Ave.
Seattle, Washington 98104
206 682 4646