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Ranked #31 of 377 attractions in San Francisco
Category: Specialty Museums; Historic Sites; Ships
Historic World War II ship docked at Pier 45.
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Ranked #32 of 377 attractions in San Francisco
Category: Movie Theaters

The Castro Movie Theater was built in 1922 by the Nasser borthers, entrepreneurs who started a nickelodeon in 1908 in the  neighborhood. One of the more interesting places to see... more »

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Ranked #33 of 377 attractions in San Francisco
Owner description: Trapped in a locked room with friends or strangers, can you find the secrets and escape? Time is running out, the clock is... more » Owner description: Trapped in a locked room with friends or strangers, can you find the secrets and escape? Time is running out, the clock is ticking, are you up for this 60-minute challenge? Featured in Wall Street Journal, OMESCAPE, the latest craze in Asia, is finally coming to the US, with its first store opening in Richmond, Bay Area in May 2014. Like us on Facebook and stay tuned. #YouShallNotEscape #OMESCAP « less
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Ranked #34 of 377 attractions in San Francisco
Category: Parks; Golf Courses
This park in northwest San Francisco overlooks the Marin Headlands and contains scenic hiking trails.
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Ranked #35 of 377 attractions in San Francisco
This Bay tour runs seasonally from May – October and departs from PIER 39.
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Ranked #36 of 377 attractions in San Francisco
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #37 of 377 attractions in San Francisco
Category: Religious Sites
Owner description: Grace Cathedral is home to a community where the best of Episcopal tradition courageously embraces innovation and open-minded... more » Owner description: Grace Cathedral is home to a community where the best of Episcopal tradition courageously embraces innovation and open-minded conversation, where inclusion is expected and people of all faiths are welcomed, where beliefs are put into action and where people are encouraged to seek God and progress on their own spiritual journeys. The cathedral itself, a renowned San Francisco landmark, serves as a magnet, where diverse people gather to worship, celebrate, seek solace, converse and learn.Famed as a destination for visitors from all over the world, the cathedral is known for its striking architecture, stained glass, singular collection of art, and Interfaith AIDS Memorial Chapel. « less
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Ranked #38 of 377 attractions in San Francisco
Category: Theaters
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Ranked #39 of 377 attractions in San Francisco
Category: Beaches; Parks
Scenic section of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area is a favorite for hikers, bikers and beach-goers.
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Ranked #40 of 377 attractions in San Francisco
Category: Specialty Museums; National Parks; Educational Sites
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 #41 of 377 attractions in San Francisco
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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 #42 of 377 attractions in San Francisco
Category: Architectural Buildings; Government Buildings
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 #43 of 377 attractions in San Francisco
Category: Parks
City park located between the Mission District and the Castro/Noe Valley neighborhoods.
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Ranked #44 of 377 attractions in San Francisco
Category: Bridges
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 #45 of 377 attractions in San Francisco
Category: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks
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 #46 of 377 attractions in San Francisco
Category: Gardens
Four-acre refuge in Golden Gate Park featuring Japanese architecture and gardens.
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Ranked #47 of 377 attractions in San Francisco
Category: Performances
Owner description: Embark on a theatrical journey where fascinating tales of Wonder and Shadow unfold. Our performance style seamlessly blends... more » Owner description: Embark on a theatrical journey where fascinating tales of Wonder and Shadow unfold. Our performance style seamlessly blends classical Conjuring classic with classical Storytelling. Our Victorian Parlor show is “Astonishment!” and that is exactly its intent. We introduce you to San Francisco’s most revered and feared eccentrics, offering captivating tales and astonishing conjuring. The evening’s vignettes are highlighted with magical moments employing unusual curios and rare artifacts. Time seems to stand still in our little Parlor situated within the historic Chancellor Hotel Union Square. Our whimsical turn-of-the-century venue evokes old San Francisco. We’ve reimagined the ambiance of La Belle Époque that brief moment in history from 1885 to 1910. A magical era when wealthy Europeans dined at Maxim’s and frolicked at Moulin Rouge. Our Guests Agree! “A real San Francisco treat, better than Rice-a-Roni!” “Our first night in San Francisco wisely spent.” “A must do for any native San Francisco.” Your Host, Walt Anthony, Conjurer & Teller-of-Tales, is a dynamic performer with more than thirty years of practical experience and formal training in acting, magic and entertainment. Walt has wit, exuberance, and an elegant style, making his performances unique and mesmerizing. ...A cozy and charming place where history and imagination meet: Anthony serves up saucy vignettes about some of The City’s most infamous historical figures... -San Francisco Examiner- …shimmering fairy tales are Anthony’s métier… conjuring up a façade of bygone elegance… -San Francisco Chronicle- You may enjoy light pre-show dinners, drinks, or desserts, from 5 pm to 7 pm in the lobby lounge. « less
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Ranked #48 of 377 attractions in San Francisco
Category: Gardens; Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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 #49 of 377 attractions in San Francisco
Category: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
A 284 foot wooden-step walkway leading up to the top of Telegraph Hill.
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Ranked #50 of 377 attractions in San Francisco
Category: Historic Sites; Missions; Religious Sites
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 #51 of 377 attractions in San Francisco
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Ranked #52 of 377 attractions in San Francisco
Category: Neighborhoods; Scenic/ 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 #53 of 377 attractions in San Francisco
Category: Specialty Museums; Military Museums; Ships

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 #54 of 377 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 #55 of 377 attractions in San Francisco
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Gardens
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 #56 of 377 attractions in San Francisco
Category: Convention Centers
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Ranked #57 of 377 attractions in San Francisco
Category: Historic Sites
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Ranked #58 of 377 attractions in San Francisco
Category: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Jogging Paths/ Tracks
Walk, run or bike on this path with spectacular views of the Golden Gate Bridge, Marin Headlands and Alcatraz.
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Ranked #59 of 377 attractions in San Francisco
Category: Trams
Restored street cars run on tracks up and down the Market Street Railway.
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Ranked #60 of 377 attractions in San Francisco
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Neighborhoods; Shops
Owner description: A shopper's paradise, this bustling square near the theater district has everything from upscale department stores and... more » Owner description: A shopper's paradise, this bustling square near the theater district has everything from upscale department stores and boutiques to discount houses. After a $25-million facelift in 2002, the cosmopolitan hub boasts a huge amphitheater, granite pedestals on which street entertainers perform and a tree and flower-lined environment in which to enjoy an espresso or an elegant meal. « less
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