An easy ride on the monorail from downtown, the Space Needle offers spectacular views of Seattle and is a great place to orient yourself with the city layout. Built in 1962, the Space Needle served as the symbol of that year's World's Fair. At that time it was the tallest building west of the Mississippi.
Take Metro: Routes 19, 24, 33, 74, 8 to Denny Way and Broad Street.
Driving Directions to the Space Needle located near the Monorail and Seattle Center House at 5th Avenue North & Broad Street:
To get to the Space Needle from downtown Seattle :
Begin on Alaskan Way , heading northwest for .3 miles.
Turn right on Lenora Street , heading northeast.
Turn left on Alaskan Way (via Highway 99, Alaskan Freeway), heading north for 0.6 miles.
Turn left on 6th Avenue , heading northwest for 0.1 miles.
Bear left on Denny Way , heading west for 0.2 miles.
Turn right on 4th Avenue North heading north.
Congratulations! You are at The Space Needle!
To get to the Space Needle from I-5:
From I-5 take exit number 167- towards MERCER ST./SEATTLE CENTER. Keep right at the fork in the ramp. Turn right onto Fairview Ave N. Turn left onto Valley St . Valley St. becomes Broad St . The Space Needle is located on the corner of 4th and Broad Street .
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