Things to see in San Francisco

Tips from real travelers about attractions and what to see in San Francisco.
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  • If you're visiting the American West, this is a must-see attraction. It's an unforgettable 1280 meters. The vibration caused by the passing cars only increases the shock of seeing the red mass supported by cables over the sea. Meanw...
  • This place is a must if you're headed to San Francisco. Make sure to bring a jacket since it can be a bit chilly on island, at least it was when we went. Everything is very well organized and you can visit the prison with guided-tou...
  • This is the most famous waterfront of San Francisco and one of the world's most popular. It´s the place from which you can see the island of Alcatraz, with the Golden Gate in the distance, the sea lions of the city and also where yo...
  • Although San Francisco is certainly famous for its hills, Lombard Street takes the cake and is a tourist attraction in itself. It has an inclination of 27 degrees and is considered to be the world's most windy street. It's located o...
  • As in most major American cities, there is a Chinatown. Providing food, restaurants and all products Chinese, these are always interesting places to visit.
  • One of my favorite sites in San Francisco. There's a lovely gazebo barely noticeable from afar, and at the top of the hill there is a beautiful grove. One one side, the skyline of San Francisco stretches out. On the other, Victorian...
  • This skyscraper, built in 1972 and designed by architect William Pereira, was pretty controversial when it opened. Since then, however, it has become one of the most emblematic buildings of San Francisco. The viewpoint was closed af...
  • San Francisco is a city full of hills, so the best way to move around are on the trams, which are moved by an underground cable. The price of a single ticket is $ 5, but with the travel card you can buy daily, three days, seven-day ...
  • The Ferry Building Marketplace is a monument to California Yuppiedom, in a good way. It's full of gourmet shops, cafes, and coffeeshops touching on all the foodie-revolution hotspots: bearded and tattooed guys selling Italian-style ...
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  • Located in the historic center of San Francisco, in the Downtown, it's the hub of the city. Nearby are malls, luxury stores, theaters and the main tram access. It's a cool place, that is pretty nice and inviting to walk around.
  • Fisherman's Wharf is one of the most charming neighborhoods in San Francisco. You can see the fishing port, which is always full of people and street performers. I recommend it 100%
  • One of the lungs of the city. It is a huge park that has to be seen in many places. The ideal place for a weekend picnic or for sports. In the area near Hight & Ashbury's there is a lot of begging, but inside it is one of the most b...
  • This Art Deco-style tower, built in 1933, is located atop Telegraph Hill, and is visible from many parts of the city. It's 60 meters high, attached to the hill, and provides a view of the city that is highly recommended.
  • These houses, dated from the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, are one of the most impressive examples of architecture and features in San Francisco because of their color and their contrast with the skyscrapers of the ...
  • This hippie neighborhood in San Francisco is a memorial to the historical 60s, though its a bit rundown. Still, if one is in San Francisco, it's worth a visit. Today, some of the shops may seem a little strange, there is begging in ...
  • Market Street is one of the most popular and crowded streets of San Francisco. From the lively Pier to the most slummy parts of ​​the city, Market is truly a street of contrasts. Luxury shops and restaurants at the docks (in downtow...
  • The Palace of Fine Arts is.one of the coolest places in SF, plain and simple. The golden columns reflecting off the still water, the swans, the weeping willows...it's a perfect place to relax and reflect for a few minutes. I'd sugge...
  • The Japanese tea garden in San Francisco is in the middle of Golden Gate Park, next to the botanical garden. I could not go through the garden because it has separate, limited hours and it was closed for the afternoon when I went, b...
  • If you walk from Dolores Park to the viewpoint on the top of the hill, you can find a tree with many objects hanging from it. Wishes are written by people, and tied to the tree. There have been trees transplanted to the park so the ...
  • Dolores Park (or DoLo, as some neighborhood kids call it) is the quintessential West Coast good-vibe place. And, it's off the typical tourist map. When the sun comes out, it fills up with young people hanging out, playing music, gri...
  • Any traveler to San Francisco can't overlook this neighborhood. Mixture of cultures, races, and lots of fun. A must visit, and walk if you can manage the steepness. Enjoy.
  • Apparently the fault of the '89 earthquake , when sea lions were swept up and deposited in the San Francisco Bay. The ice waters welcomed them, and then so did the city. They are very happy, and it is the strangest thing for tourist...
  • The Chinatown gate, located in the beautiful city of San Francisco, is actually the entrance to a fascinating world where you can see thousands of different businesses, all populated by countless tourists, whether you go day or nigh...
  • This is the type of typical American government building that we're sick fed up of seeing in the movies. Surprisingly, the surroundings are a little left and see a lot of poverty and begging in the neighboring streets. Otherwise, th...
  • Bay Bridge is a well balanced metal giant in San Francisco, stretching between buildings and connecting the city with Oakland. The bridge has 7 km and ten tracks on two levels. It's is a good introduction, and impressive constructi...
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  • If you visit San Francisco, you should visit Twin Peaks, where you can enjoy a splendid panoramic view of San Francisco and the Bay. You should drive your own vehicle as the roads are steep and curvy on the way to the viewing.
  • This church reminds me of Notre Dame, but it is made of cement. However, it is still impressive for its location and its windows. The small chapel at the entrance to the right, dedicated in memory those who have died from AIDS, is w...
  • The Apple Store San Francisco is located in downtown San Francisco. The store is a not very large although there are two levels. It offers the latest models of computers, phones and accessories brand. On the upper floor there is als...
  • North Beach is located between the business district, the Embarcadero, and ChinaTown. It's a lively district, filled with Italian restaurants and cafes, with fabulous views of the bay and Downtown skyscrapers. Worthwhile because of ...
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