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Capitol Hill, Seattle

Categories: Neighborhoods, Tourist Spots
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3.9/5 based on 120 reviews on the web
Capitol Hill is a densely populated residential district in Seattle, Washington, United States. It is one of the city's most prominent nightlife and entertainment districts, and the center of the city's counterculture communities.GeographyCapitol Hill is situated on a steep hill just east of the city's central business district.The neighborhood is bounded by Interstate 5 (I-5) to the west, beyond which are Downtown, Cascade, and Eastlake; to the north by State Route 520 and Interlaken Park, beyond which are the Portage Bay and Montlake neighbourhoods; to the south by E. Union and E. Madison Streets, beyond which are First Hill and the Central District; and to the east by 23rd and 24th Avenues E., beyond which is Madison Valley.Capitol Hill's main thoroughfare is Broadway, which forms the commercial heart of the district. Other significant streets are 10th, 12th, 15th, and 19th Avenues, all running north-south, and E. Pine, E. Pike, E. John, E. Thomas, and E. Aloha Streets and E. Olive Way, running east-west. Of these streets, large portions of E. Pike Street, E. Pine Street, Broadway, 15th Avenue, and E. Olive Way are lined almost continuously with streetfront businesses.
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  • I love walking through Capitol Hill! It has pretty amazing bars, the nightlife is awesome on a Friday / Saturday night. Good places to eat / drink! 
  • Everything you need is close to our apt. We stayed in an AirBNB. Great place. Stairs were hard on my knees but the view, food and people were great to meet. We walked everywhere. 
  • We walked around here just to check out the area. Very nice grocery store where we picked up some breakfast items as we were staying nearby. The Elliott Bay Book Co. book store is worth a stop. Lots o...  read more »
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