One of America`s most attractive cities, Seattle lies nestled between Puget Sound and Lake Washington, with the spectacular peaks of the Cascade Mountains and Mount Rainier in the background. Green is the prevalent colour in Seattle and it is not called The Emerald City without reason. The cities growth since the Klondike Gold Rush of 1897 has been phenominal and today Seattle is best known for the business giants Microsoft, Amazon and Boeing. The famous guitarist Jimi Hendrix was born in Seattle, the band Nirvana was founded here, and in 1971, Starbucks opened the very first of its coffee shops in the world. Today there are 11,000 shops worldwide.
Below you will find a small example of things to do in this city.
The 159-meter-high Smith Tower has 42 floors, 7 lifts and is the oldest skyscraper in Seattle. The Smith Tower was built from 1910 to 1914, and until the building of the Space Needle, was the tallest free-standing building on the west coast of the United States. The top three floors are now used as...
At the Dahlia Lounge restaurant you can enjoy wonderful dishes such as grilled fish and meat, or a soup or salad only. The restaurant also offers you unusual dishes if you are looking for something different. The wine list offers quite a few good wines to accompany your meal.