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What speaks 14 languages and always has the scoop on what's happening in San Francisco? The answer is San Francisco's Visitor Information Center (ViC). Services offered: Ideas for your visit, events, maps, guides, Muni transit passes and maps...more
The volunteer who greeted me at the door was a smiling and friendly face! She asked me what I wanted to see & do & how much time I had there. She provided me with a free map & circled my hotel & all the...More
You can get a lot of information there, even detailed about special things. You can also buy public transport tickets there and get free maps. It is a good idea to start and plan your San Francisco visit here.
The BART drops off real close to the information center so it was easy to stop in and get loaded with information. Staff was courteous and helpful and steered us towards buying a muni bus pass for our stay which was an excellent suggestion. Lots...More
Oh, I wish I could remember her name, but I did see she was a 'volunteer' who clearly should be DONE with that self assignment. I expect warm and welcoming and even multi lingual friendly service at a visitor info center. Hahaha. Nothing of the...More
My friend and I both purchased a 7 day Muni pass which was well worth it. We used it multiple times/day to take a bus or street car to and from points of interest. The AAA book says that it is $25 for 65 and...More
Helpful staff. One desk for information, then over to the cashier to buy Passports for city transit and a few souvenirs. The MUNI system is a great way to get around. If, like me, you didn't do your research before arriving in SF, this should...More
It's a bit tough to find this place as the google location would point it as the street but in fact the information centre is is at the right location in under ground.
Once when you reach there, the entire set of staff is too...More
Can't say enough good about this place. The employees are knowledgeable, swift yet not at all pushy or aggressive. I recommend picking up a free street map and buy the $3. transit map only if you are strictly on bicycle. Also, I recommend a 3...More
Originally home to rallies supporting the Union Army in the Civil War, this grand square has become the city's premier shopping and entertainment district containing the largest number of upscale department stores, chic boutiques, art galleries and theaters in the city. It's a large open area where tourists and locals gather, watch cable cars and crowds go by, enjoy a snack, or plan their day of shopping and
sightseeing, If feeling the pulsating energy of the city is on your agenda, Union Square is the place to soak it in.