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Fort Point National Historic Site

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Fort Point National Historic Site

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Bob Y wrote a review Sep 2020
30 contributions6 helpful votes
Definitely a "cool place " to go. As living in the central valley, we decided to leave the heat for cooler temps of the bay. A great vantage point to see the bridge. Weekdays are great for Covid "Social Distancing" as it wasn't crowed and plenty of parking. This was a first stop of three to get different views of the bridge.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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J David H wrote a review Jun 2020
Virginia Beach, Virginia1,644 contributions500 helpful votes
Within the Presidio compound is Fort Point. Tours on a self guided basis are available. Fort Point is military out post during the Civil War. It's design is Spanish Colonial. Headphones are provided for tours at a minimal cost in the visitors area. Definite check it out while visiting the Golden Gate and Presidio park grounds.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Kenneth R wrote a review Mar 2020
31 contributions2 helpful votes
You can just think of what this fort was like back in the Civil War days. It was very lucky that they were able to save this fort while they were building the Golden Gate Bridge.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Casey M wrote a review Mar 2020
Fort Frances, Ontario, Canada13 contributions6 helpful votes
We got to San Fran late afternoon and I'm so glad we made it to this point before the sunset. It wasn't too crowded and it was a amazing site to see at that time of day. I can see us returning to this point on our next trip.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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J D wrote a review Mar 2020
San Francisco8 contributions3 helpful votes
I grew up in San Francisco and highly recommend this historic Fort Point Site. Not only is it Free, but you will enjoy An incredible view of the Bay, see the Golden Gate Bridge underneath as well as up close. Inside the historical Fort Point you will get to review many photos of the soldiers and Indians that were around at that time. The sleeping quarters, along with memorabilia showing the beautiful San Francisco history. My youngest Grandson at the age of 9 loved it. It’s an adventure walking all over, up the stairwells and when you get to the top...magic..the San Francisco Bay awaits you. You might be lucky on aSaturday to see the volunteers that dress up for the era..it really is a must see.
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Date of experience: May 2019
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