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“Plan Your Time Wisely” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Golden Gate Park

Golden Gate Park
501 Stanyan St, San Francisco, CA 94117 (Golden Gate Park)
(415) 831-2700
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Ranked #9 of 374 attractions in San Francisco
Type: Parks
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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“Plan Your Time Wisely”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012

This is one huge park. You simply cannot visit all the sights in one day. Pick what's most important to you and enjoy it. We spent an entire day at the California Academy of Sciences and came back another day to see the rest of the sights and stll didn't have enough time. So my advice is to take your time and choose your favorite place(s) to visit.

Visited September 2012
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“part of the SF scenic drive”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2012

the park was pretty of course, especially given its in the middle of the city.
there were also some very pretty houses on the road leading to the main entrance of the park.
but, as a previous review put it, it was a bit overrated. we had heard from so many people that the GG Park was their favorite place ever, and that it had so much to explore and do etc. yes it was pretty, but i wouldnt spend the whole day here unless i just wanted to laze around on grass.
the other annoying thing was that most of the attractions in the park were paid entry, and not just a few dollars either.
the park is part of the san fran scenic drive though, and that was pretty.

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“Park is lovely”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2012

Wonderful gardens and Conservatory of Flowers. Got lots of nice pics.I have been here before but don't remember the gardens looking quite so brilliant!

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“Great adventure”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2012

Golden Gate Park has so many things to do, one could spend many days just exploring. I especially like the Arboretum, which has acres of delightful plantings from all over the world,

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“Nice area”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012

The entrance to the park from the Haight Ashbury is a b it sketchy but once you get past that it is pretty nice. We loved the Japanese Tea Garden.

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