This unique sculpture is a true Seattle icon. The whimsical artwork took roots after Fremont launched a competition to clean up the area under Aurora Bridge in 1989. Sculptor Steve Badanes' troll, inspired by the Billy Goats' Gruff fairytale, won the contest, and now tourists far and wide flock to see the 18-foot high beast squatting underneath the bridge, crushing a Volkswagen Beetle in his hand.
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N47° 39' 03.6468"W122° 20' 50.3448"
This photo was taken in front of the Fremont Troll, under the Highway 99/George Washington Memorial Bridge (also known as the Aurora Bridge), in the Fremont neighborhood of Seattle. I stood directly in front of the troll statue to get this perspective.
To get here, head to the north side of the George Washington Memorial Bridge bridge in the Fremont neighborhood of Seattle. The troll is located under the bridge, at the intersection of N 36th Street and Troll Ave N. There is free street parking in the area.
The Fremont Troll, 3405 Troll Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103
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