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Address: 429 Castro Street, Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94114
Phone Number: 415 621 6120
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I heard about it on internet so I looked for the movies available in the period I was in sfo. I was lucky, "the little mermaid sing along"!! Besides the amazing atmosphere and the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

I heard about it on internet so I looked for the movies available in the period I was in sfo. I was lucky, "the little mermaid sing along"!! Besides the amazing atmosphere and the joy of everyone there, the teathre itself is amazing. Architecture, decorations, the ceiling and the pipe organ!!!what a wonderful experience!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This stately theatre is indicative of the care and detail found in so much architecture in San Francisco! Definitely worth your time to walk The Castro and see!!

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Jacksonville, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Would recommend this as a great evening, including for families depending on the movie showing. We traveled to San Fran for one week with a 14 and 17 year old. We saw 9-5 with Dolly Parton. We enjoyed the movie, the atmosphere and the theatre was beautiful and unique. Castro district was always busy and we were glad we took... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Go to see a new first feature or an old classic ... or a film festival, it's a wonderful theater, a bit too warm on a scorching day but those are rare here in SF.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

The Castro Theatre is an iconic landmark of the Castro District and San Francisco. Although I didn't have time to watch a film in the Castro Theatre, I asked to view the cinema between films (which does not warrant a fee). It is lovely inside, with muraled walls and high, intricate ceilings. I highly recommend viewing the interior of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

You must visit Castro Theatre, nice and old world style, glitzy area, loved it, worth going to Castro to visit this, you can catch the number 7 electric bus there. No dislikes.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

You must go here and just watch a movie regardless of what it is! Its like stepping back in time. They have an organist before the film and he rises out of the floor playing. It was a great atmosphere and everyone was really enjoying the movie. Its a MUST. The popcorn was awesome!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

We stopped at the Castro after a walking tour of the area to see the Sound of Music. What a fun and amazing night we had. Everyone got right into the spirit of things! The theatre itself is beautiful and a real icon of San Francisco and the Castro. If you have time to catch a film definitely do!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

The classic Castro Theater is wonderful. Be sure to attend a performance or movie if there is something running of interest when in town. It is a one-of-a-kind design. The audiences are usually appreciative and interested in the entertainment presented. This is a must if you visit the Castro in San Francisco and can make an event.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

This theater is really unique. It's either been re-done or kept up beautifully and reminds you of the fabulous places of the past. It's in the middle of the Castro district in San Francisco, so don't go if you're homophobic. My husband & I loved it. The people were very friendly and they play current movies.

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Address: 429 Castro Street, Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94114
Phone Number: 415 621 6120
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > The Castro

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The Castro
A flourishing commercial area that acts as San Francisco's LGBT community center and cultural heart, the Castro is a neighborhood welcome to everyone. As one of the first predominantly LGBT neighborhoods in the United States and currently its largest, it remains one of the epicenters of activism in the nation. Grand theaters and glitzy shops now compete with bars and fashionable eateries for attention, drawing visitors from around the world to the bright rainbow flag acting as its beacon.
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