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Space Needle

Posted by
B. Thomas (Arlington, Texas, United States) on 23 April 2019 in Cityscape & Urban.

In the spirit of Silly Tuesday...
The Space Needle is an observation tower in Seattle, Washington. It is a landmark of the Pacific Northwest and an icon of Seattle, built in the Seattle Center for the 1962 World's Fair.

We were thinking about going up for the view. We flew right by and got a much grander view, and saved $18/person as well. You can see it center right in the photo.

NIKON D5500 1/640 second F/6.3 ISO 400 129 mm (35mm equiv.)

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

An airplane is a great place to watch the world.

23 Apr 2019 5:12am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quelle vue de ciel cette route ces maisons ces rouge le bateau superbe
amitié

23 Apr 2019 5:27am

Ralf Kesper from Fröndenberg, Germany

Great view!

23 Apr 2019 6:04am

Olivier from Manage, Belgium

great point of view!

23 Apr 2019 6:37am

Marcel Peltier. from Wallonie Picarde, Belgium

c'est vaste !

23 Apr 2019 9:18am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Were you in economy class :)

23 Apr 2019 10:22am

Shaun from Massachusetts, United States

Excellent look at the city from the air.

23 Apr 2019 10:44am

Marjolein from Enkhuizen, Netherlands

Flying is faSTer and you see a lot more. :-))

23 Apr 2019 11:27am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Very nice view !!

23 Apr 2019 11:27am

jpla from St Barthélémy, France

On voit davantage si on est plus haut
JP

23 Apr 2019 1:11pm

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Superb capture of the Tower and great composition .

23 Apr 2019 2:51pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Happy ST. What a grand view of the city.

23 Apr 2019 3:06pm

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Point de vue merveilleux.

23 Apr 2019 5:29pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Much grander, indeed! And no fingerprints or reflections to contend with. :-) A beautiful view seen from above.

23 Apr 2019 6:06pm

Existence Artistique from Angers, France

agréable

23 Apr 2019 6:34pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A grand view for sure. I like this a lot.

23 Apr 2019 7:45pm

Nina from Hamburg, Germany

what a fabulous view!

23 Apr 2019 9:49pm

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

a fine and somewhat ironic shot. It might still be worth a ride up. I remember walking around and on a ledge beneath each view was a description (often the name of the mountain) and some history of what occurred in that area.

23 Apr 2019 11:09pm

Irene from San Francisco, United States

Excellent shot.

24 Apr 2019 12:14am

sherri from Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

wow, you have quite a vantage point

26 Apr 2019 2:59pm

Anita from West Nottingham, Pennsylvania, United States

I was too scared to go up the Needle.

29 Apr 2019 10:49am

Denny Jump from Bellevue, WA, United States

Yep - The good old Observatory eh?

15 May 2019 3:52am

NIKON D5500
1/640 second
F/6.3
ISO 400
129 mm (35mm equiv.)