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Dec 31, 2018
May 29, 2018
“Historic crossroads”
Antique and art lovers will enjoy browsing this area's many shops and galleries.
Jackson Street between Battery and Kearny, San Francisco, CA 94111
Financial District
+1 415-397-6999
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Reviewed December 31, 2018 via mobile

Jackson Square is on the waterfront next to the Oakland Pier. Great area for walking, shopping and eating. Consider an excursion on the water up the bay to the Bay Bridge and back which is about 2 hours.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jbonay
Reviewed May 29, 2018

A lot of streets come together in this area. There is an old Transamerica building that is now used by the Church of Scientology. It was fist used in 1909 as The Bank of Italy. Giannini continued using it as a bank in 1929. And,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed September 3, 2016

There are simply many more places to visit at the neighbourhood than this square. For example: City Lights!

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Enhan
Reviewed October 22, 2012

This is a really attractive and interesting part of town. It doesn’t take long to visit – we just walked around the few blocks admiring the architecture in a few minutes. We were walking through Jackson Square on a walking tour of the city and...More

Date of experience: July 2012
1  Thank Sara_and_Paul
Reviewed October 9, 2012

The Jackson Square district struck us as being an interesting area to visit, offering a historical view at a district that has retained much of its character and charm as well as offering opportunity to see buildings which survived the 1906 quake and fire. This...More

Date of experience: September 2012
1  Thank BradJill
Reviewed August 4, 2012

What seems to be a neighborhood of old buildings is a lot more if you know what to look for. This neighborhood has some of the oldest buildings in The City, dating to the 1850's, spared from the 1906 fire. The best way to see...More

Date of experience: August 2012
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Financial District
The Financial District lies just east of Chinatown but
can seem a world apart given it’s San Francisco’s
version of Wall Street. The rush of business people
make up a hectic weekday and add to a frenetic pace of
life, but visitors who spend a few hours walking the
narrow streets will be rewarded with fine examples of
historic and contemporary architecture, including the
iconic Transamerica Pyramid. After business hours,
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