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105. Lake Wenatchee State Park

Lake Wenatchee State Park

121 km
from city center
105 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Situated near the Wenatchee River the Lake Wenatchee State Park is a 492-acre camping park amidst a natural wildlife area. There are over 5 miles of horseback riding trails, 8 miles of hiking trails, and 7 miles of biking trails. With a spectacular view at an elevation of 3950 feet, hikers can enjoy hiking along Dirty face Peak.

106. Larrabee State Park

Larrabee State Park

118 km
from city center
106 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Larrabee State Park is a 2748 acres campground and is known for the spectacular view of Samish Bay. The campground is a recreational hotspot that offers activities like hiking, boating, fishing, crabbing, bird watching, and many more. With 1.5 miles of biking-only trails, 2.7 miles of hiking-only trails, and 18 miles of combined trails it provides visitors to explore along the multi-purpose trails.

107. Sequim Bay State Park

Sequim Bay State Park

71 km
from city center
107 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Located at the south side of Olympic Peninsula the Sequim Bay State Park has over 60 camping sites that are spread across 92 acres of land. With RV full hookup camping sites which can accommodate RV’s, tent and trailers, the park is open all year round.

108. Willaby Campground

Willaby Campground

116 km
from city center
108 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Located on the south shore of Lake Quinault amidst the beautiful rainforest the Willaby Campground has over 10 camping sites. The campground offers sixteen RV/ trailer sites and two tent-walk-in sites. Every campsite is installed with picnic tables and campfire rings.

109. Lake Pleasant RV Park

Lake Pleasant RV Park

21 km
from city center
109 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

The Lake Pleasant RV Park is a family-owned and operated park which that includes a wildlife habitat and a small lake. The park is set in a wooded setting, with all campsites within a small distance to the small lake. Some of the recreational activities available at the park are hiking, biking, swimming, fishing, and much more.

110. K.O.A Camp Ground

K.O.A Camp Ground

110 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

The K.O.A Campground, abbreviated for Kampgrounds of America has over 500 campgrounds in America. Their campgrounds provide a unique camping experience to the visitors while connecting all the campers at the sites. The KOA campground in Seattle has great outdoors, family-friendly campgrounds, and several facilities that make them the first choice of every visitor.

111. Trailer Inns RV Park

Trailer Inns RV Park

15 km
from city center
111 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

The Trailer Inns RV Park in Seattle offers 15-30 Amp full hookup RV sites, back-in, and pull-through sites. There are a small playground and picnic tables on the premises where the family can enjoy outdoor sports. The park also houses a clubhouse and a game room installed with X-Box, indoor hot tubs, and an indoor heated swimming pool.

112. AYH Ranch

AYH Ranch

21 km
from city center
112 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Situated on Vashon Island the AYH Ranch or the Vashon Campground is a western-themed campground in a rustic setting. Campers have several camping options ranging from tent rentals to cabin rentals. Every campsite is installed with fire pits. This campground is just a ferry ride from Seattle and is perfect for camping, small family getaways, or overnight group events.

113. Verlot Campground

Verlot Campground

68 km
from city center
113 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Verlot Campground is a quiet campsite, nestled nearby of the South Fork Stillaguamish River. There are over 20 Tent/ RV primitive and modern conveniences campsites at the campground. Various recreational activities are available for the visitors including hiking, biking, hunting, picnicking, water activities like fishing, boating, and much more.

114. Tinkham Campground

Tinkham Campground

62 km
from city center
114 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Located along the shorelines of Snoqualmie River is the Tinkham Campground in the Mt. Baker- Snoqualmie National Forest. With plenty of shaded areas across the forest, the campground offers several primitive and modern conveniences camping sites. There are various camping options for the campers ranging from renting cabins to the group and individual camping sites with picnic tables, and fire rings.

115. Seal Rock Campground

Seal Rock Campground

48 km
from city center
115 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Encompassed by the picturesque view of the Hood Canal the Seal Rock Campground has 41 tents/RV campsites. There are three paved units and facilities that accommodate wheelchairs. Every campsite has picnic tables and fire pits. The Native American Nature Trail and the Tideland Ecology Nature Trail are the two accessible trails at the campsite.

116. Blue Sky RV Park

Blue Sky RV Park

31 km
from city center
116 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Situated in the Snoqualmie valley at the base of Tiger Mountain, the Blue Sky RV Park is a family-owned park that is open all year round. With the beautifully landscaped grounds, the campsite is installed with 30 and 50 amp full hook-ups. There are numerous hiking and biking trails within the park. Visitors can also enjoy fishing, kayaking, rafting at the Snoqualmie River.

117. Platform Gallery

Platform Gallery

117 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Platform Gallery has been operating since 2004, in the Tashiro Kaplam Arts Center, and has been a great addition to Seattle’s art scenes since then. The Platform hosts several exhibitions as well as solo art works, which mainly focus on diverse themes such as gender identity. The contributions to this gallery by Steve Lyons, the owner, has been acknowledged by art enthusiasts throughout the world. Location: 114 3rd Ave S, Seattle, WA 98104, United States Timings:

118. Prole Drift

Prole Drift

7 km
from city center
118 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Established in 2011, this art gallery in Seattle is famous for being a ‘non-representational gallery’, and its founders, Dirk Park and Jaq Chartier, find immense pride in this. They specially curate the pieces and the artists they represent. Usually, the exhibitions in this gallery are quite vibrant and full of energy. Apart from exhibitions, this gallery also hosts collaborative social events, where artists from around the world can mingle with one another.

119. Greg Kucera Gallery

Greg Kucera Gallery

8,010 km
from city center
119 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Greg Kucera gallery started representing art back in 1983, contributing significantly to the then modest art scene in Seattle. The Gallery which initially began with a small group show of artists like John F. Koenig, Gene Gentry McMahon, Alden Mason and Karin Helmich, now hosts the works of nationally recognised artists Whiting Tennis, Sherry Markovitz, Michael Knutson, Claudia Fitch, Norman Lundin, Peter Millett, Susan Skilling,and Gregory Blackstock. There are large open spaces inside the premises of the gallery with smaller rooms, each of which contain distinct works of art. The most sought after pieces, i.e the sculptures , sit on the outdoor balcony, and are a must-see.

120. Bryan Ohno Gallery

Bryan Ohno Gallery

3,038 km
from city center
120 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

The Bryan Ohno Gallery has been exhibiting curated art works in Seattle, Washington, since 1996. This gallery focusses on contemporary art representation, but also exhibits works which have an organic feel like death,sexuality,language etc. This gallery also organizes public and private art projects around the city. The recent representations include Weyerhaeuser’s art collection for the new world headquarters, and the the Spiral Art Project by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

121. Roq La Rue

Roq La Rue

8,015 km
from city center
121 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Ever since its inception in 1998, Roq La Rue has been highlighting the pop culture and also claims to be one of the only gallery featuring this form. The gallery exhibits contemporary art gallery focusing on Pop Surrealism, New Contemporary, Figurative work and and Imaginative Narrative.At Roq La Rue, you can spot the unique works of artists like Lola Gill and Debra Baxter. They have a shop as well, where you can explore smaller pieces of artwork. The gallery also hosts shows, which rotate monthly.

122. Ghost Gallery

Ghost Gallery

2 km
from city center
122 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Located in Seattle’s Capitol Hill, this art Gallery features not just unique art but also vintage items. What started out as an exhibition project back in 2006 by Laurie Kearney, a curator, finally settled as an art gallery in 2010. Ghost Gallery represents a host of emerging artists as well as local artists like Uyen Tran Gjerde, who creates art works based on ghost like creatures.

123. Length By Width By Height

Length By Width By Height

123 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

LxWxH was launched as an art subscription project by Sharon Arnold launched LxWxH in 2011, with the philosophy that ‘people should get excited about the way art shapes their lives’. But after a year, the project evolved into a full time art gallery, which started promoting emerging artists. LxWxH hosts monthly exhibitions shows, that combine the unique aspects of life. Every second saturday, this gallery hosts Georgetown Art Attack, which is a collective exhibition by and for the public to enjoy.

124. Vermillion Art Gallery and Bar

Vermillion Art Gallery and Bar

6,985 km
from city center
124 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Founded back in 2007, by Diana Adams, this art gallery is located in Capitol Hill and hosts several exhibitions throughout the year. With a unique combination of ar and wine, this gallery makes for a great afternoon outing, for art enthusiasts. This gallery houses both contemporary and traditional art pieces.

125. Traver Gallery

Traver Gallery

1 km
from city center
125 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

has consistently been considered as one of Seattle’s premier art galleries for over forty years now. Both well- recognized as well as emerging artists portray their unique art in this gallery. The main focus is on painting, sculptures, studio glass, installation pieces and so on. For all those, who are interested in studying glass art, this gallery is a must visit. Artists featured here include Preston Singletary , William Morris , Dale Chihuly and Lino Tagliapietra.

126. Vetri Art Gallery

Vetri Art Gallery

12,510 km
from city center
126 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Vetri Art Gallery, founded in 1996, is Traver Gallery’s sister gallery. Located near Pike Place Market, Vetri focuses not just on glass works but eramics and jewelry as well. The main focus is however, on innovative contemporary work being made in glass, by both recognized as well as emerging artists. Other than glass artists, this gallery also showcases ceramic artists and jewelry designers. You also get to purchase any decorative item you may like, as a unique gift.

127. UW Medicinal Herb Garden

UW Medicinal Herb Garden

5 km
from city center
127 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

UW Medicinal Herb Garden was founded in 1911 and havens 1,000 plant species, contemporary medicinal shrubs and Native American herbs. Located in Benson Hall and Botany Greenhouse, the garden covers an area of two and half acres is ideal for a perfect stroll and educational trip for medicinal flora. The garden is exhibited in seven spots with a well architectured entrance, Cascara circle. The major area of the garden is dedicated to native plants followed by other rare species of herbaceous beauty.

128. Thomas Street Gardens

Thomas Street Gardens

2 km
from city center
128 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Packed with flowers and plants in a serene surrounding of 3,200 square feet, Thomas Street Gardens is a hidden gem built in 1997 in the busy neighbourhood of Seattle, Capitol Hill. The garden brims with lush green wildflowers and colourful seasonal floral collection along with an intricate wrought iron front gate. Inspired by vine inspired design, Thomas Street Gardens is structured with a blend of artistic horticulture collection, landscaped spots and herbaceous beds.

129. Bellevue Botanical Gardens

Bellevue Botanical Gardens

11 km
from city center
129 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Bellevue Botanical Gardens is a 53 acre garden structured around woodlands, walking trails and natural wetlands offering various horticulture gems for an educational exploration. It is one of the most visited garden in the city for its diversified collection of meadows including Perennial border, The urban Meadow, Yao Garden, Fuchsia Garden, Lost Meadow trail, Native Discovery Garden, waterwise garden etc. Each garden in the area depicts a special feature of the horticulture collection like maples, viburnums, azaleas in the Yao Garden depicting the Japanese landscape. Along with the beautiful botanical trail, visitors can also attend the regular classes and events in the garden to enhance the learning experience.

130. Bloedal Reserve

Bloedal Reserve

20 km
from city center
130 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Along with Bainbridge Island, Bloedal Reserve is a 150 acre garden divided into 12 parts including a moss garden, Japanese garden, and rhododendron glem. Built on the principles of reverence, subtlety, naturalness and tranquillity, Bloedal Reserve is an amalgamation of landscaped lakes, woods, stone garden and articulate lawns. Ornamentally beautified by French Chateau style home, tea house, gardens, bird marsh, reflection pool, waterfall and meadows enhances the charm of the garden and makes it one of the most beautiful in the city.

131. Parsons Garden

Parsons Garden

4 km
from city center
131 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Nestled in West Highland Drive and Betty Bowen Viewpoint, Parsons Garden is a 0.4 acre park hustle free park which is a magical venue for weddings in Seattle. The shady yet verdant landscaped area is manicured with grasses, pretty benches, and flowery bushes making it idealistic relaxing garden. Stroll around the garden to check the romantic display of green lawns, peaceful environment or picnic spots for a perfect day out with family.

132. Carl S. English Jr. Botanical Garden

Carl S. English Jr. Botanical Garden

8 km
from city center
132 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Carl S. English Jr. Botanical Garden came into existence in 1956 in the neighbourhood of Queen Anne and Kerry Park. The garden is a seven acre botanical area made as per English landscape style exhibiting a fuchsia display and seasonal lilies. With more than 500 species, 1,500 plant varieties like oaks, Mexican pies, fan palms, roses etc., the garden is truly a learning voyage for every visitor. Do explore the rarest plants like fame flower, bitter root, spring beauty and waterside plantings in the garden to make it even more enthralling.

133. Streissguth Gardens

Streissguth Gardens

3 km
from city center
133 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Streissguth Gardens is a small, urban, well maintained family garden located on the northwest side of Capitol Hall in Seattle. The garden stands beautifully along the hill side covering an area of one acre giving a panoramic view of downtown Seattle and Olympic Mountains. The garden has been renovated systematically in last 40 years with 4 major divisions sprawled over north to south. The initial area is sectioned as a perennial area followed by a central hill side trail and fruit bearing plants. The Rust garden of the area is filled with vegetable beds along with the herbaceous boundary at the transition zone. Apart from learning about exotic vegetation, the garden is also an ideal spot for enjoying the winding trails, bird songs and enchanting ponds.

134. Woodland Park Rose Garden

Woodland Park Rose Garden

7 km
from city center
134 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Sprawled over 2.5 acres in the Seattle city, Woodland Park Rose Garden is an Olmsted Brother designed area with woodland setting and geometrical gardenscape. The garden houses 3000 roses of 200 varied varieties in an elegant space creating a pretty and colourful showcase. The garden holds a status of American Rose Test Gardens and displays novel rose hybrids every month to enhance the strolling experience of a rose enthusiast. Though the garden blooms beautifully round the year, May to August are special months as the beauty of the garden intensifies three folds during these months.

135. UW Arboretum

UW Arboretum

5 km
from city center
135 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Nestled in the University of Washington Arboretum spanning over 230 acres, UW Arboretum is a heaven of horticulture collection along with loop trail of Madison. With three different garden in the arena, the garden is perfect for a sensory delights and educational spree. Azalea way in the UW Arboretum blooms with dogwood trees and flowering cherry. The water side garden in the Japanese garden side makes the garden more beautiful. Discover the woodland garden and Rhododendron glen for a naturalistic day out.

136. Seattle Chinese Garden

Seattle Chinese Garden

6 km
from city center
136 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Sprawled in 4.6 acres around the north end of South Seattle, Seattle Chinese Garden is inspired from Sichuan gardens with landscape scenario with Yangtze River and beautified with Chinese plants. The prime feature of the garden is Song Mei Pavilion assembled by a Chinese artisan along with other elements that are placed in a way to illustrate the pretty Chinese heritage. Not only plants or bonsais, the largest chinese garden outside China, Seattle Chinese Garden showcases the architectural beauty and water elements of the Chinese Garden in a pretty trail.

137. Shakespeare Garden

Shakespeare Garden

9 km
from city center
137 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Situated around Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and Middle Drive East, Shakespeare Garden is a garden based on the William Shakespeare’s work with 175 plants associated with universities, Shakespeare festivals, parks etc. Dozens of herbaceous species, boxwood layout, flowers, fountains and lanterns of the garden echoes a different Shakespeare story with its assemblage. Poppy, Mandrake, Daisies, Violets, Roses, Lilies, and other seasonal flowers are worth exploration in the summer bloom of Seattle.

138. Japanese American Remembrance Garden

Japanese American Remembrance Garden

1 km
from city center
138 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Constructed in remembrance of Japanese American who were incarcerated during World War II, Japanese American Remebrance Garden is designed by Al Kubota in 2006. The garden is located between Xavier Hall and Hunthausen in Seattle and represents the Japanese culture with its large rocks and plantings. The garden is famous for its exquisite art, memorial stones and Japanese flora which are designed to pay homage to Japanese American.

139. Seattle Japanese Garden

Seattle Japanese Garden

4 km
from city center
139 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Nestled in Madison Park across the southern end of Washington Park Arboretum and Eastern side of Lake Washington Boulevard, Seattle Japanese Garden is a 3.5 acre garden designed in the most authentic Japanese way. Architectured on the principle of shizensa, the essence of nature, the park is beautified by winding paths, central ponds, strolling gardens, varied landscapes etc. The detailed structure with stones, lanterns, bridges, plants and canals in the garden makes it breathtakingly pretty.

140. Dunn Gardens

Dunn Gardens

14 km
from city center
140 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Dunn Gardens is a historic treasure in the Seattle city designed in 1915 by Olmsted Brothers covering an area of 7.5 acres. The only residential garden in the state, Dunn Gardens is graced with timeless beautiful shrubs. Naturalistic trees, shrub lawns, woodland walks and exotic floral plants enhance the allure of the garden. There are ample of plants like diminutive erythroniums, douglas fins, large rhododendrons in the garden categorized as seasonal, heritage, location and many others. Accessible for public only during the months of April to July and September to October, the garden hosts various special events like “King and Queen of Wonderland”, Mallets in Wonderland” etc.

141. Kruckeberg Botanic Garden

Kruckeberg Botanic Garden

19 km
from city center
141 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Kruckeberg Botanic Garden is a pretty and exotic garden sprawled over 4- acre in the Pacific Northwest of shoreline, Seattle. Founded in 1958, the garden is set around a natural woodland area with more than 2,000 species of various local and exotic plant species. Be it ferns, hardwoods or magnolias, Kruckeberg Botanic Garden is a treat to explore for its rare collection of horticulture species. Apart from the plants and trees, Kruckeberg Botanic Garden is ideal for bird watching as more than 40 species can be spotted around the area. Visitors can also shop some rare and unique plant species from the MsK Nursery in the garden.

142. Bellevue Hindu Temple and Cultural Center

Bellevue Hindu Temple and Cultural Center

14 km
from city center
142 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Founded in 2011, Bellevue Hindu Temple and Cultural Center (BHTCC) is a spiritual center as well as a non-profit organization. The temple was established with the purpose of creating a religious and cultural space for the Hindu community of Bellevue. Currently under the presidency of Ravinder Sharma, the religious aspects of the temple are taken care of by Acharya Gopal Datt Sharma of Shimla, Acharya Manoj Datt Tripathi of Kashi, and Acharya Haresh Shukla of Gujarat. BHTCC also runs a Secular Program Mission, where the cultural goal is to provide educational lessons in yoga, music, and language to interested individual. The social aim of the program is to provide food, shelter, and medical services on a non-profit basis to anyone in need irrespective of race, nationality, or religion.

143. Kent Hindu Temple

Kent Hindu Temple

3,293 km
from city center
143 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Also known as Sanatan Dharma Temple and Cultural Center, Kent Hindu Temple is a place for worship and spiritual gathering in South King County of Kent. Located on Highway 167, Kent Hindu Temple aims to preserve and practice the essence of Sanatan Hindu Dharma and preach the same to future generations. Kent Hindu Temple conducts puja ceremonies and large-scale festivities on all major Hindu festivals such as Diwali, Durga Puja, Ganesh Chaturthi, Krishna Janmashtami, Shivaratri, and others. One can organize their individual puja ceremonies at the temple premises as well, such as Satyanarayan puja or Ramayan Paath. SDTCC also provides social services such as food, religious counselling, and non-emergency medical support to those in need.

144. Van Hanh Temple

Van Hanh Temple

7,874 km
from city center
144 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

One of the few Vietnamese Buddhist temples in Seattle, Van Hanh Temple is the only nunnery and around the state of Washington. It is run exclusively by women, but people of all gender, race, and religion can seek refuge at the temple. Van Hanh Temple is a popular Buddhist attraction in Seattle, because of its spiritual ambiance as well as the beautiful architecture. It can be a family destination as well as a place for anyone looking to sit and pray in peace. Children can attend classes here to read and write Vietnamese language every Saturday in lieu of a nominal fee that includes a meal.

145. Watt Dhammacakkaram

Watt Dhammacakkaram

7 km
from city center
145 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Watt Dhammacakkaram, also known as Watt Chas, is a three-decades old institution in Seattle, which happens to be the oldest Cambodian Buddhist temple in the state of Washington. The temple has its door open to people from all religions and communities. Watt Dhammacakkaram is founded on the principle of world peace and harmony as preached by Lord Buddha. The temple aims to educate Cambodian children and youth on the history and heritage of their home country by conducting Khmer classes and other community activities. They also conduct open house sessions with the resident monks of the temple present where visitors and devotees can freely discuss their troubles and seek counsel.

146. BAPS Sri Swaminarayan Mandir

BAPS Sri Swaminarayan Mandir

17 km
from city center
146 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Belonging to the BAPS or Bochasanwasi Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha, the Swaminarayan Temple in Seattle follows the same ideals and principles of all BAPS establishments around the world. The spiritual institution that started in India is now in Seattle, Atlanta, Chicago, Houston, LA, London, and several other places. Started in 1907, BAPS is a socio-spiritual non-profit organization rooted in the teachings of the Vedas. Led by Pramukh Swami Maharaj, all the temples under BAPS engages in not only spiritual practices, but social and cultural activities as well. Seattle’s Sri Swaminarayan Mandir teaches arts, language, philosophy, and music. They also host charity events such as blood donation, health fairs, and walkathons for fund raising.

147. Duoc Su Temple

Duoc Su Temple

8 km
from city center
147 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Duoc Su Temple in Avenue South is one of the most-loved and most-visited Buddhist temples in Seattle. With a lovely garden outside and a majestic Buddha statue inside, Duoc Su makes the perfect spiritual destination for any Buddhist family. In 2015. Duoc Su Temple was renovated to a three-story structure with a large meditation hall in the center for worship and meetings. That is also when numerous Buddha statues in his different forms and avatars were also added everywhere on the premises on display. The temple is visited not only by monks and nuns of Washington, but from Vietnam and Thailand as well.

148. Hindu Temple and Cultural Center

Hindu Temple and Cultural Center

25 km
from city center
148 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

With construction efforts starting all the way back in the early 1980s, the Hindu Temple and Cultural Center (HTCC) was finally graced with the deities in 2003. The cultural center also provides hall booking for religious services and Annadanam ceremonies. Other than weekly abhishekams and pujas, HTTC organizes pujas of deities like Shiva, Rama, Krishna, and Satyanarayan on the respective lunar days. HTTC also provides out-of-temple priest services for home pujas and religious ceremonies in the counties of King, Pierce, and Snohomish. The center currently offers yoga classes as well, taught by Smt. Rathna Rao, a disciple of world famous yogi, Baba Ramdev Maharaj ji.

149. ISKCON Vedic Cultural Center

ISKCON Vedic Cultural Center

22 km
from city center
149 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

An establishment under ISKCON, Vedic Cultural Center (VCC) is an institution for the cultural, spiritual, religious requirements of the Seattle Hindu community. Centered on the fundamental principles of ancient Vedic knowledge, VCC aims to preserve and promote the Vedic ideals through social and cultural practices. As part of the ISKCON, Vedic Cultural Center also conducts schooling for children of all ages above 3 years. The Vedic School teaches subjects like arts and crafts, slokas, dance, drama, physics, astronomy, social sciences, and study of Bhagavat Gita. The Hindi School teaches the language for all proficiency levels for an annual fee of $100 that includes course material.

150. Wat Lao Dhammacetiyaram

Wat Lao Dhammacetiyaram

9 km
from city center
150 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Located between Rainier Beach and Rainier Valley neighborhoods, the major attraction of Wat Lao Dhammacetiyaram is the massive statue of Lord Buddha. Easily recognized by its yellow and brick red façade, the Buddhist Temple is a great location to sit in peace and pray.

151. Dai Bai Zan Cho Bo Ji Zen Temple

Dai Bai Zan Cho Bo Ji Zen Temple

4 km
from city center
151 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Dai Bai Zan Cho Bo Ji Zen, translating to ‘The Listening to the Dharma Zen Temple on Great Plum Mountain, was founded by Zen Master Genki Takabayashi in North Beacon Hill region in Seattle. After training at one of the two parent Rinzai school temples in Japan, Genki Takabayashi came over to the US upon the invitation of the Seattle Zen Center and founded the temple on the principles of Rinzai Buddhism. Other than being a center for worship, Dai Bai Zan Cho Bo Ji Zen Temple is a center for learning and practicing Zen mediation and practices.

152. VEDA Sri Venkateswara Temple

VEDA Sri Venkateswara Temple

21 km
from city center
152 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Following the foundation of VEDA in August, 2007 to let the Hindu community of Redmond celebrate their religious festivals and observe spiritual ceremonies, VEDA Sri Venkateswara Temple was established in October, 2009. Over and above regular puja and religious services, the temple also conducts community observation of auspicious occasions like Navratri, Ganesh Puja, Rudrabhishekam, to name a few. Sri Venkateswara Temple of Seattle is a center of learning Indian culture as well. Classes for language, yoga, and Hindustani music are conducted regularly on temple premises.

153. Seattle Choeizan Enkyoji Nichiren Buddhist Temple

Seattle Choeizan Enkyoji Nichiren Buddhist Temple

1 km
from city center
153 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Located in the Greater Seattle area, Choeizan Enkyoji Temple conducts their religious practices based on the preaching of the Eternal Shakyamuni Buddha as per the Lotus Sutra. The temple is built on the principles of Nichiren Buddhism, a branch of Mahayana Buddhism stemming from Kamakura School of Buddhism during 13th – century Japan. Other than worship sessions of Lord Buddha, the temple conducts teaching of the Lotus Sutra and other religious and social services such as wedding, funeral, and pet memorial. The temple is currently headed by Reverend Kanjin Cederman, who attended Shingyo Dojo in Japan to complete his studies and become a Nichiren Shu priest.

154. Hanuman Nagri

Hanuman Nagri

12 km
from city center
154 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Managed by Shree Sanatan Dharam Ramayan Mandali, Hanuman Nagri Temple is an ideal destination for the Hindu community of Seattle to congregate for religious purposes. Hanuman Nagri Temple largely celebrates festivals like Holi, Diwali, Ram Navami, Krishna Janmashtami, Shiv Ratri, and others. With ideals rooted in Hinduism, Hanuman Nagri Temple extends its social and cultural practices for free to people of all races and religious faiths. The religious center also provides counsel to Indian families, academic and social training to Indian youth, and community support to Indian elderlies in need.

155. Gold Summit Monastery

Gold Summit Monastery

3 km
from city center
155 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Located in Lower Queen Anne area, Gold Summit Monastery operates under the Dharma Realm Buddhist Association. The institution is based on Mahayana Buddhism and emphasizes on moral conduct (Vinaya School), meditation (Chan School) and chanting of Buddha’s names and holy mantras. The central hall of Buddha on the top floor is graced by Shakyamuni Buddha in the center, Amitabha Buddha on the left, and Medicine Master Buddha on the right. A smaller central figure of Guan Yin Bodhisattva is also present at the altar. Peace and silence permeate all through the temple, making Gold Summit Monastery an ideal destination for the religious-minded.

156. Shirdi Sai Baba Temple

Shirdi Sai Baba Temple

19 km
from city center
156 out of 191
places to visit in Seattle

Shirdi Sai Baba Temple of Seattle aims to propagate, promote, and preach the ideals of Sri Sai Baba and engaged in charitable, cultural, spiritual, and educational causes. The temple also provides medical aid and conducts annadanam ceremonies to distribute food among the poor and needy. The vision of Seattle’s Shirdi Sai Baba Temple is to establish a picturesque institution complete with staff quarters and meditation halls for devotees in the near future. You can donate for the cause as well as for their philanthropic activities on their official website.

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What are the top sightseeing places in Seattle?

The top sightseeing places in Seattle are Space Needle, Woodland Park Zoo, Museum Of Flight, Chihuly Garden and Glass, Museum of history and industry, 5th Avenue Theatre.

What are the top activities in Seattle?

The top activities in Seattle are Seattle CityPASS, Space Needle Admission Ticket (With Chihuly Garden and Glass Admission Ticket) in Seattle, Museum of Pop Culture Admission Ticket, Snoqualmie Falls and Leavenworth German Town Tour from Seattle, Chihuly Garden and Glass Admission Ticket in Seattle, Land and Water Tour in Seattle by Ride the Ducks.

What are the top hotels in Seattle?

There are 439 Hotels in Seattle which can be booked through Holidify. The most popular hotels in Seattle are 346 West Kinnear Place Home, 7011 4th Ave NW Home, Grace Apartment, Chelsea Station Inn, Lofty Studio Prime Cap Hill Area Mins to Downtown, Prime Roosevelt Contemporary Studio, Olympic Views. You can see all the hotels in Seattle here
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