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Mission District

San Francisco, CA (Mission)
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Ranked #91 of 375 attractions in San Francisco
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Type: Neighborhoods
Activities: Dining, Shopping, City walk sightseeing
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: The city’s oldest and most vibrant neighborhood has an eclectic collection of shops, bars, restaurants and clubs rich in history and Latin culture.... more » Owner description: The city’s oldest and most vibrant neighborhood has an eclectic collection of shops, bars, restaurants and clubs rich in history and Latin culture. Colorful murals decorate fences, building walls and garage doors. « less
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San Francisco, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

The admission was reasonable; less than $10. Plan for one hour to see the entire chapel, museum, & cemetery. We met visitors from Italy & France and stayed longer talking with them. The SF earthquake destroyed portions of the mission but the chapel is nicely restored and contains many church artifacts. If you're into visiting Father Junipero's missions (I believe... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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19 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

i stayed in mission district. it's doing it own thing. gritty. lots of homeless people and weirdos. not all of them friendly. put your game face on. good latin food. mission dolores park is a must see. i wouldnt linger at night if you're skittish. if you're not used to it it would feel like an aggressive part of town.... More

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Victoria, BC, Canada
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51 reviews 51 reviews
10 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

One of the really things about San Francisco is the ability to visit very different neighbourhoods. From Chinatown to the Mission District, each area has a unique flavour and feeling. The Mission District is startling when you first get there: A mix of Latino culture, Hipster bars, artisan restaurants, and funky shops. A very alive place that is well worth... More

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New York City, New York
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36 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Very nice area with all the murals and the story behind it. Nice shops and Mexican restaurants. Just another nice place to see in San Francisco.

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Orlando, Florida, United States
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5 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

I went to Mission District during the night. If you want to do something out of the touristy area, this is it, take the subway to this district. The architecture is very classic for the period. Don't forget to have ice cream at the plaza, the best creamy ice ever.

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florida
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3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

It rules if you like awesome graffiti, a great walk able neighborhood and beautiful buildings! Cool shops, grocery stores and restaurants and lovely location! The pupusa's are so hot right now!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

This is the warmest part of the city. Very cool vibe and great little Mexican food shops. Not a very Latin vibe anymore, but you can see the history of its origins along the street.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

If you are a foodie - head to the mission. Delfina, Beretta are some of my favorites but there are so many more!

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Westwood, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014 via mobile

visit the hipster shops & get a taste of the mission district before all of the yuppies move in for a full gentrification of the area... it's happening now! lots of taco trucks, knick knack shops, ice creams, coffee, graffiti, heath ceramics, an interesting part of San Fran to explore

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Some stunning shops and cafe's on this street - just note that a lot of them are closed during the early morning (up until 11 AM) so I'd actually recommend coming here around dinner time.

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