Places You Can’t Afford To Miss In San Francisco


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Newbies who visit San Francisco will realise that the local people love a gathering, that the city’s culinary scene drives the country and that they are all from the most wonderful city in the U.S.

Fisherman’s Wharf


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Fisherman’s Wharf is the city’s most favourite tourist spot, it has a melodious vibe and it is brimmed with people on any given day. Meander in the Musee Mecanique museum and get amused with 19th-century tall ships at Maritime National Historic Park, before boarding the ferry which sails to Alcatraz, one of the most famous prisons of the world.

Golden Gate Bridge


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Golden Gate Bridge, Fort Baker

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San Francisco’s most marvellous symbol, the Golden Gate Bridge, climbs 80 stories over the waters of the Golden Gate, the slender section in the middle of sea and inlet. Visit midday or early evening, when the sky is normally clear and either walk, cycle or drive crosswise over for surrounding vistas of the downtown horizon and the Pacific.

Cable Cars

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San Francisco’s popular cable cars are mobile landmarks with rich history. Their courses are named for the roads they travel, California, Powell-Mason, etc. the Powell-Hyde goes through the most unique territories and rides the slopes. Both Powell St lines are highly demanded among tourists so jump on board in the early hours of the morning, or get your fix on the less scrambled California St line.

Embarcadero waterfront


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San Francisco puts its adoration for food in the historic Ferry Building, erected in 1898 and now changed into a tremendous bazaar showcasing artisanal food only from the local neighbourhoods. Taken on at midday (when all the stalls are open) and join the drove of local workmen. Afterwards, meander north along the Embarcadero Promenade to the Exploratorium, an involved science exhibition hall that pokes you to question how you see your general surroundings. Also make a point to return at night when the Bay Bridge turns into the world’s biggest LED show, with 25,000 lights making unique patterns. Stand on walkers only Pier 14, simply south of the Ferry Building, for the best panoramas.

Russian Hill and Lombard Street


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The world’s ‘most twisted road’ zigs and zags through eight flawlessly landscaped bends, down a long extended block of Lombard Street, on the eastern side of Russian Hill – one of the city’s seven primary slopes. You’ve must of seen it in  thousands of photos and perhaps several movies, as well.  For the best photos, arrive late morning when the haze clears.

Coit Tower


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This Art Deco landmark crowns Telegraph Hill and has brilliant WPA paintings portraying life in California. Subsequently, find the Filbert Street Steps, a mysterious wooden staircase, with wild parrots cackling in the trees overhead, that scramble down to the Embarcadero waterfront.

Union Square


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San Francisco’s primary shopping region, Union Square, is additionally the area of up-town inns.. Individuals watch from the centre of the square over a coffee at Emporio Rulli, then ride the glass lifts at the Westin St Francis for aerial views.

Golden Gate Park


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Almost five miles in length and extending the distance to the sea, Golden Gate Park’s acclaimed enclosures incorporate the Victorian-time greenhouse of Flowers and the Japanese Tea Garden. Star attractions are the MH de Young Museum and the California Academy of Sciences.

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