Shopping Each year, millions of visitors are drawn to Seattle. The natural beauty of the Puget Sound and a sophisticated metropolitan area provides plentiful cultural, recreational, natural and historical opportunities. The Seattle Space Needle noticeably defines the Seattle skyline at the Seattle Center, home to Paul Allen s Experience Music Project a homage to music history and Seattle musicians like native Jimi Hendrix. World famous Pike Place Market is a top destination for visitors, with its famous flying fish and the original location for coffee giant Starbucks. From the distinctive architecture of Pioneer Square to the natural beauty of Snoqualmie Falls, there s plenty to see and do in and around Seattle.