I was visiting this place before they added the sweet stuff and finally named it appropriately. Obviously, the best time to visit is in the day, but don't buy into the hype. There's no heroin junkies living here. It's surrounded by nice home, the beautiful Wishkah River, and maintained by parks and recreation. Even okay to take the Kiddo's. Watch... 更多
Driving to Aberdeen from Seattle is a long drive, something like 3.5 hours but if you are a true Kurt Cobain fan the entire experience will be very emotional and overwhelming for you. Once you get to Aberdeen you see the famous "come as you are" sign and you get to see the small town Kurt lived in. Finding the... 更多
Not a Nirvana fan, but a music fan in general. I was passing through Aberdeen and wanted to see what the memorial looked like. Much better than I anticipated, actually multiple memorial type pieces and quotes surrounding each other on the banks of the river. It is in an older area that looks a bit run-down in parts, but I... 更多
My son is a huge Kurt Cobain fan and he was very moved by this memorial. Parking is minimal and feels somewhat invasive of the people who live next to the park.
Located at the end of a one-way street, the memorial is difficult to get to without backing out for several hundred yards. A guitar with explanation nearby marks the area where Cobain spent much of his youth and 1/3 of his ashes are spread.
After coming here, I get a better understanding of the pain from the lyrics of early Nirvana. The place is well kept for being an area that kids go hang out to avoid reality. There is nothing breathtaking or memorable but if you're a fan of rock music, I would stop here if you're in the area.