The district is named after the signature showy Victorian architectural style of its historic homes. When Seattle hosted the 1962 World's Fair, the fairgrounds and iconic Space Needle were constructed at the southern edge of Lower Queen Anne. The former fairgrounds area is now known as Seattle Center, home to the Pacific Science Center, Experience Music Project museum and the spectacular Chihuly Garden and Glass exhibit. Perched atop Queen Anne hill, Kerry Park provides panoramic views of downtown Seattle, Puget Sound and majestic Mt. Rainier. Queen Anne is in Seattle's southwest quadrant, north of Downtown and across the shipping canal from Fremont.
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Getting Around Seattle
The best way to get around Seattle is by walking and using public transit. The LINK Light Rail is efficient and inexpensive. If you plan on exploring the greater Seattle area, a car is a better option. The LINK will take you downtown from the airport for about $2.50 in about 30 minutes.
Nearby Airports
  • Seattle Tacoma International Airport-SEA
Airport Taxis
  • $45
Things to Do and See Near Queen Anne