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The Seattle Center Monorail was built for the 1962 World’s Fair to connect the fairgrounds at Seattle Center with the hotels and restaurants in downtown Seattle. To this day, the monorail continues to carry passengers between these two destinations.
The Seattle Center Monorail Platform is located adjacent to the Space Needle and the Experience Music Project. This is also where the administrative offices are located. It is walking distance to many attractions, museums, hotels, theatres, and restaurants. The Westlake Center Monorail Platform is located inside of Westlake Center(5th Avenue and Pine Street) on the third floor of the building. The platform can be accessed through the mall, from the exterior stairwell/elevator on 5th Avenue, and from inside the Downtown Transit Tunnel (by elevator/stairs).
Beneath Westlake Center is the downtown Seattle Transit Tunnel, which includes buses and the Sound Transit Link Light Rail which carries passengers between downtown Seattle and Sea-Tac International Airport. If you are using public transportation to travel to Seattle Center or its surrounding hotels, it is very easy to catch a metro bus or the Sound Transit Link Light Railto Westlake Center Station. From there, you can catch the elevator up to the 3rd floor of the building to ride the Monorail directly to Seattle Center.
Westlake Center is conveniently located about 5 blocks from the waterfront and Pike Place Market. Pike Place Market is a popular spot to visit in Seattle with fresh produce, flowers, and fish, as well as great restaurants, sights, and sounds! Westlake Center is also only 3 blocks from the Washington State Convention Center. Westlake Center is across the street from Nordstrom’s Flagship Store. Many popular attractions, downtown hotels, restaurants, and shopping centers are within walking distance from the Monorail!
Welcome Aboard! Seattle Center Monorail is the nation’s first full-scale commercial monorail system and a beloved Seattle landmark. The Monorail provides a fun, quick, and convenient link between downtown Seattle and Seattle Center, home to the Space Needle, Pacific Science Center, Museum of Pop Culture, The Children’s Museum, and a host of theatrical and cultural experiences.
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Mar 20, 2013 · Map of the Proposed Seattle Monorail System Map courtesy of Seattle Monorail Project Please see update notes below the map. PLEASE NOTE: This map is from July 2002 and there were some changes after that: The corridors shown on the map in purple, extensions to the north and south ends of the Green Line, are now called the Pink North Corridor and ...
Seattle Rail Map Metro & Express Bus Route Map Location: America, United States. The Seattle Rail Map is a train route city map that includes train, Tam and bus. Such as the Streetcar, Central Link, Monorail. As well as Tacoma Link, South & North Line. Also Amtrak, RapidRide Bus and Rapid Transit.
To get to the Space Needle, ride the Monorail to Seattle Center station. The Space Needle is located in front of the station at the bottom of the ramp. Pike Place Market. Pike Place Market is an iconic attraction in downtown Seattle that boasts nine acres of fresh produce, fish, flowers, local jewelry, artwork and gifts.