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National AIDS Memorial Grove

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Address: 856 Stanyan Street, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA 94117
Phone Number: 415 750 8340
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Beautiful, tranquil, but few visitors stopping by

At the northern part of this huge Golden Gate Park is hidden this memorial grove, one dedicated to those suffering from AIDS and those who're fighting against it. Walking down... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed December 30, 2014
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Ankeny, Iowa
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Ankeny, Iowa
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112 reviews 112 reviews
45 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

At the northern part of this huge Golden Gate Park is hidden this memorial grove, one dedicated to those suffering from AIDS and those who're fighting against it. Walking down a few steps, I saw a shrine-like open ground in the middle in a size of four basketball courts. On its two longer edges are religiously grown bushes, which I... More 

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Chicago, IL
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217 helpful votes 217 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This is a sobering meander along the hillside. Relax and enjoy the quiet places for reflection. Very near the lawn bowling.

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Houston, Texas
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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
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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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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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24 reviews 24 reviews
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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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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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