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Ranked #31 of 333 attractions in San Francisco
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Owner description: Known as the "crookedest" street in the world, the steep hills and sharp curves of this one-way road pass by grand Victorian... more » Owner description: Known as the "crookedest" street in the world, the steep hills and sharp curves of this one-way road pass by grand Victorian mansions and attract millions of tourists each year. « less
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Ranked #32 of 333 attractions in San Francisco
Category: Educational Sites; National Parks; Specialty Museums
Owner description: Visitors can take a workshop on boatbuilding, board a vessel docked at the Hyde Street Pier or tour the fine collections of... more » Owner description: Visitors can take a workshop on boatbuilding, board a vessel docked at the Hyde Street Pier or tour the fine collections of maritime lore. « less
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Ranked #33 of 333 attractions in San Francisco
Category: Historic Sites; Ships; Specialty Museums
Historic World War II ship docked at Pier 45.
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Ranked #34 of 333 attractions in San Francisco
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #35 of 333 attractions in San Francisco
Category: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks; Landmarks
Owner description: From amazing views and a sea of sea lions to chowder bread bowls and California wines, your visit to San Francisco starts at... more » Owner description: From amazing views and a sea of sea lions to chowder bread bowls and California wines, your visit to San Francisco starts at PIER 39. Kick off your visit by exploring two levels of dining, entertainment, shopping and attractions, all surrounded by unbeatable views of the city and the bay. Take it from the world famous sea lions: a visit to San Francisco starts at The PIER. « less
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Ranked #36 of 333 attractions in San Francisco
Category: Beaches
Owner description: Located in the Sea Cliff neighborhood of San Francisco outside the Golden Gate, this cove is tucked between Baker Beach &... more » Owner description: Located in the Sea Cliff neighborhood of San Francisco outside the Golden Gate, this cove is tucked between Baker Beach & Land's End. Offering spectacular views of Marin Headlands and The Golden Gate this cove of sand is good place for sunbathing, play spot for children and a picnic. Observe the monument to the Chinese fishermen and early residents who camped and anchored in the cove. « less
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Ranked #37 of 333 attractions in San Francisco
Category: Architectural Buildings; Government Buildings; Landmarks
The dome of this venerable Government building is a replica of the one crowning St. Peter's Basilica in Rome.
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Ranked #38 of 333 attractions in San Francisco
Category: Gardens; Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
Owner description: The oldest existing building in Golden Gate Park, this Victorian-era greenhouse showcases a wide variety of tropical and... more » Owner description: The oldest existing building in Golden Gate Park, this Victorian-era greenhouse showcases a wide variety of tropical and seasonal flowers. « less
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Ranked #39 of 333 attractions in San Francisco
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
Four-acre refuge in Golden Gate Park featuring Japanese architecture and gardens.
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Ranked #40 of 333 attractions in San Francisco
Category: Bridges; Landmarks
One of the longest bridges in the world, this spectacular structure links downtown San Francisco with the city of Oakland.
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Ranked #41 of 333 attractions in San Francisco
Category: Military Museums; Ships; Specialty Museums

USS Pampanito (SS-383) museum and memorial is open for visitors at Fisherman's Wharf. The  submarine patrolled the Pacific during World War II. Website more »

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Ranked #42 of 333 attractions in San Francisco
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Missions; Landmarks
Owner description: The oldest building in San Francisco features adobe walls, original tiles and timbers lashed together with rawhide and... more » Owner description: The oldest building in San Francisco features adobe walls, original tiles and timbers lashed together with rawhide and hand-carved altars. « less
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Ranked #43 of 333 attractions in San Francisco
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #44 of 333 attractions in San Francisco
Category: Biking Trails
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Ranked #45 of 333 attractions in San Francisco
Category: Neighborhoods; Historic Walking Areas
Owner description: Visitor-friendly neighborhood which got its name when prospectors found 7 Cyrillic-inscribed gravestones at the top of the... more » Owner description: Visitor-friendly neighborhood which got its name when prospectors found 7 Cyrillic-inscribed gravestones at the top of the hill. « less
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Ranked #46 of 333 attractions in San Francisco
Category: Jogging Paths/ Tracks; Historic Walking Areas
Walk, run or bike on this path with spectacular views of the Golden Gate Bridge, Marin Headlands and Alcatraz.
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Ranked #47 of 333 attractions in San Francisco
Category: Gardens; Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
Owner description: Welcome to San Francisco Botanical Garden, one of the most diverse gardens in the world. The Botanical Garden is a living... more » Owner description: Welcome to San Francisco Botanical Garden, one of the most diverse gardens in the world. The Botanical Garden is a living museum within Golden Gate Park, offering 55 acres of both landscaped gardens and open spaces, showcasing over 8,000 different kinds of plants from around the world. « less
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Ranked #48 of 333 attractions in San Francisco
Category: Neighborhoods; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Historic Walking Areas
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Ranked #49 of 333 attractions in San Francisco
Category: Neighborhoods; Other
Owner description: San Francisco's famous gay and lesbian neighborhood is filled with interesting cafes, bars and shops worth exploring. The... more » Owner description: San Francisco's famous gay and lesbian neighborhood is filled with interesting cafes, bars and shops worth exploring. The Castro Theatre draws movie buffs year-round with film festivals and movies of every genre. « less
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Ranked #50 of 333 attractions in San Francisco
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: Located at the westernmost point of Lands End, the Sutro Historic District encompasses Sutro Heights, the Sutro Bath ruins... more » Owner description: Located at the westernmost point of Lands End, the Sutro Historic District encompasses Sutro Heights, the Sutro Bath ruins and the historic Cliff House. « less
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Ranked #51 of 333 attractions in San Francisco
Category: Beaches
Owner description: At the edge of the Pacific, beachcomb, build sand castles or bonfires, but don't swim. The tumultuous waters can be too... more » Owner description: At the edge of the Pacific, beachcomb, build sand castles or bonfires, but don't swim. The tumultuous waters can be too rough to handle. « less
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Ranked #52 of 333 attractions in San Francisco
Category: Parks; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Known around the world for its Victorian rowhouses, this spectacular hilltop park is an ideal spot for picture taking.
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Ranked #53 of 333 attractions in San Francisco
Category: Neighborhoods; Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks

Yes, it is over-the-top touristy, although it has one or two high points.  Yet, for some reason, Fisherman's Wharf is San Francisco's most popular attraction.  So here are the fun... more »

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Ranked #54 of 333 attractions in San Francisco
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Landmarks
A 284 foot wooden-step walkway leading up to the top of Telegraph Hill.
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Ranked #55 of 333 attractions in San Francisco
Category: History Museums; Specialty Museums; Museums

San Francisco Wells Fargo Museum is built on the same site as where the original  Wells Fargo Bank was built in 1852. Some of the highlights of this museum include a Concord Coach... more »

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Ranked #56 of 333 attractions in San Francisco
Category: Nature and Parks
City park located between the Mission District and the Castro/Noe Valley neighborhoods.
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Ranked #57 of 333 attractions in San Francisco
Category: Convention Centers; Traveler Resources
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Ranked #58 of 333 attractions in San Francisco
Category: Scenic Drives

The 49 mile scenic drive was created in 1938 to showcase the city and to promote it as a tourist destination. This car drive will take you  by many of the beautiful and historic... more »

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Ranked #59 of 333 attractions in San Francisco
Category: Islands; Military Bases/ Facilities
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Ranked #60 of 333 attractions in San Francisco
Category: Neighborhoods; Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Historic Walking Areas
Owner description: Major street in the port area of San Francisco that has become a bustling area of shops, businesses and sightseeing... more » Owner description: Major street in the port area of San Francisco that has become a bustling area of shops, businesses and sightseeing attractions. « less
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