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National AIDS Memorial Grove

856 Stanyan Street, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA 94117 (Golden Gate Park)
415 750 8340
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Ranked #125 of 377 Attractions in San Francisco
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Houston, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This space is freaking awesome. I wish we had anything like this in Houston. The park is very large, with amazing spaces created to honor the loved ones we have lost to AIDS.

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Langley City, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

The spot serves as a poignant memorial, but I also found it to be the most peaceful setting we found in the park. Difficult to locate, but this creates a sense of solitude within the busy surroundings of the park so I felt this was a purposeful design. Within the shade of the grove, if you are in the right... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We entered Golden Gate Park from Haight St. so this might be why it took us a while to find, but once we did find it, it was worth it. It's a beautiful memorial of the lives taken by AIDS. It has a cute little shaded area covered by trees and plenty of seating to enjoy. I wished we had... More

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Downers Grove, Illinois
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

We were wandering around and stumbled on the Grove. There was a family who was obviously standing around remembering a woman they clearly loved who they had lost to AIDS. Wow. It really was moving to see the space used how it was intended.

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San Francisco, California
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54 reviews 54 reviews
28 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

This is one of my favorite nooks in Golden Gate Park. Wonder through the garden. Take a lunch and sped time reading in the meadow. Very peaceful.

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