Top Historical Places in Seattle

Are you looking to explore the history of Seattle through the ages? There are a number of historical destinations in Seattle including the time-honored buildings, monuments, palaces, and parks where you can learn about the glorious past of Seattle. The presence of these historical sites and museums will take you on a walk through Seattle ‘s rich history.
If you are willing to have an in-depth historical information about Seattle, we recommend that you take a wonderful guided tour to cover the major historical attractions. Also, check the opening and closing time for each so that you can organize your time. Make sure that you go through the complete list of historical places in Seattle for a great trip!

Let's witness the history of Seattle with these top historical places - monuments and landmarks:

  1. Statue Of Lenin

    4 (403 Votes)
    Statue Of Lenin

    Landmark, Statue

    There are a lot of statues of Lenin. This one is a particularly good one - an evocative 5 metres tall bronze sculpture. IT was sculpted by a Bulgarian, Emil Venkov, for Czechoslovakia. After the Velvet Revolution, an english teacher, Lewis Carpenter, found the statue in a scrapyard, bought it and transported it to Seattle. Located in the quirky Fremont neighborhood, the statue is sometimes the ...Read more
  2. St James Cathedral

    4.7 (1450 Votes)
    St James Cathedral

    Religious Site, Architecture , Cathedral

    The Saint James Cathedral is a sight to behold. Beautiful architecture and delicate stain glass work dating back to the early 1900s adds a charm to this quaint place of worship.
  3. Key Arena

    4.2 (1516 Votes)
    Key Arena

    Arena, Entertainment, Concert

    Key Arena is a multipurpose arena in Seattle. Head over here if your favourite musician is having a concert or if your favourite ice hockey team or basketball team is playing! The arena is also known to have hosted circuses in its premises. Built in the year 1962, the Key Arena has gone through a lot of renovations and name changes to reach its present state. Today, it is a state of the art fac...Read more
  4. Lake View Cemetery

    4.6 (167 Votes)
    Lake View Cemetery


    This graveyard is just to the north of Volunteer Park, and it has an impressive list of significant personalities buried here - artists, painters, a Native American Princess, a mayor, senior newspaper editors, poets and so on. Also on site is the Nisei War Memorial. But no one visits their graves, because one grave in particular has become the mecca of every martial arts movie fan-boy and fan-g...Read more
  5. Brandon Lee And Bruce Lee's Grave Site


    Located in the Volunteer Park in Capitol Hill Neighbourhood of Seattle, the final resting spot of the legendary Chinese American Martial artist Bruce Lee and his son Brandon Lee is like a pilgrimage site to those who are martial art enthusiasts. The Lakeview Cemetery surrounded by lush green shrubs, where the father son duo is buried, offers clear view of Lake Washington. Bruce Lee’s wife...Read more
  6. Wild Horses Monument

    4.6 (14 Votes)
    Wild Horses Monument


    Perched at the top of a hill along the I-90 Quincy road are horses that are cast in iron. A short hike up the hill will lead you to these horses that showcase skilfull craftsmanship. These sprinting horses catch your attention if you stop while passing by the road. If you want to rest for a while before commencing on your journey again, this is the perfect place. The hike isn’t too tiring...Read more
  7. The Fremont Troll

    4.4 (4103 Votes)
    The Fremont Troll

    Statue, Architecture

    The Fremont Troll, AKA the Troll Under The Bridge is a sculpture in the Fremont neighbourhood of Seattle. With unique features and a tribute to the ‘trolls’ of the neighbourhood, the sculpture attracts hordes of crowds! A perfectly wacky place for a selfie or an instagram picture! The Troll was sculpted by four local artists: Steve Badanes, Will Martin, Donna Walter, and ...Read more
  8. Seward Park

    Beach, Forest, Park, Biking Trail

    This little forested peninsula is apparently a popular loop trail with runners. Bring your dogs along if you can keep them leashed. There's about 300 acres worth of old growth trees, a long bike path, and lots of trails for lots of running. In the middle of the park is an open air amphitheatre of grassy lawns. Birdies will want to keep an eye out for the nests of eagles. There also a significan...Read more