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Alcatraz Island
#1 of 421 Sights & Landmarks in San Francisco
The self guided audio tour - excellent; the Ranger guided tour - excellent; the Junior Ranger program for the little ones - excellent; just walking the island - excellent; the views from the middle of the Bay - br...
It is definitely worth the boat ride and tour - it has a fascinating history, absolutely gorgeous wildflowers - and you have the fabulous view of San Francisco!
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Golden Gate Bridge
#2 of 421 Sights & Landmarks in San Francisco
bay cruise is a must and the golden gate bridge view is breathtaking - - also alcatraz view from cruise is good! the guide gives a comprehensive history of the bridge and Alcatraz and overall it is a must see!
It takes a bit of effort and navigation - lots of fellow cyclists, but the views are stunning and you'll definitely feel the thrill of exhilaration as the wind gusts and you have to steady the bike.
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Lombard Street
#3 of 421 Sights & Landmarks in San Francisco
Riding the Cable Car, we stumbled over this eclectic spot that combines stunning views with beautiful gardens and the unique sight of hundreds of automobiles queueing to zig-zag down the hill for one block, it can...
During my trip to San Francisco I had wonderful experience of visiting this olden time stiff road, on the top of road there is tram service which gives joy ride, you can have best view of olden city from top, gett...
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Pier 39
#4 of 421 Sights & Landmarks in San Francisco
We enjoyed the amazing views of the bay, all the shops, my boys loved riding the carousel, great candy stores, and fun attractions (we did the 7D Experience with my 9yr old, it was really neat!)
Loved the experience, the walk till sea shore was great so many good shops and we picked some good souvenirs for the family back home.. Enjoyed some good food and the sea view was awesome, especially while the bog...
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Fisherman's Wharf
#5 of 421 Sights & Landmarks in San Francisco
Easy to find, easy to walk around in, easy to sit and people watch, easy to enjoy the views of the city and the bay, easy to find great snacks, lunch or dinner, Fisherman's Wharf is a must-do stop for any visit to...
Whenever we come here, it is a sensory delight, from the sights, cable car sounds, laughter, street performers and the amazing collection of aromas from the fresh fish, sourdough bread, ocean air and amazing food...
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AT&T Park
#6 of 421 Sights & Landmarks in San Francisco
A beautiful ballpark stadium with beautiful water views, great food variety, and the SF Giants!!! Always a great place to go as locals and a great place to bring friends from out of town.
went to see the giants on our visit to San Francisco, great value, and a real experience for a Brit in the US, the view across the bay from the stands is great too, just be sure to get a shaded spot if the sun is...
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City Lights Booksellers
#7 of 421 Sights & Landmarks in San Francisco
This well known landmark, owned by poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti, is well stocked with poetry (of course), fiction, biography and history, and specializes in Beat Generation authors.
Shoppers will find local travel books on the history of San Francisco and must-see places and sights.
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Golden Gate Park
#8 of 421 Sights & Landmarks in San Francisco
Excellent weather 55 degree, terrific views, paved paths and plenty of other runners, walkers an bikers enjoying their workouts.
Enjoyed bird watching, the beautiful botanical gardens, hiking, and an amazing panoramic view of the city from one of the museum towers!
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Golden Gate Promenade
#9 of 421 Sights & Landmarks in San Francisco
great views of the bay and bridge along the promenade, we rode bikes around but you can walk it and just chill too if you like as there is plenty of people watching to do or just chill by the bay!
It is a pleasure to walk along the bay, and the sights are varied including an old fort, and the opportunity to see at close range and walk under the Golden Gate Bridge.
Twin Peaks
#10 of 421 Sights & Landmarks in San Francisco
Its a place to capture postcard perfect pictures of one of the worlds most beautiful and romatic place...At night, capture the beautiful city lights and views...ahhh very romantic..Have a great tour!
From Twin Peaks there is a superb panoramic view across the whole of the bay from the Golden Gate to Bay bridges and centrally downtown San Francisco - brilliant for photographers !
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Presidio of San Francisco
#11 of 421 Sights & Landmarks in San Francisco
... you're traveling with, the Presidio offers a wide range of historic sites, family friendly attractions, great nature trails, a lovely winding road through forest, views of the harbor, city and Golden Gate Bridge.
It has a lovely gift shop, history centre with fantastic, helpful people, lots of interesting sites - military cemetery, Fort Scott, gun emplacements, a grassy events area, Disney stuff and do on.
28 Ways to experience it
Filbert Steps
#12 of 421 Sights & Landmarks in San Francisco
Great views and delightful walk down the steps from the Coit Tower which meanders through residential gardens - just beautiful and peaceful !
Beautiful sights, flowering plants, beautiful architecture, secluded homes, lovely gardens, and we could hear the famous parrots!
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Scenic 49 Mile Drive
#13 of 421 Sights & Landmarks in San Francisco
After all the hustle and bustle of the big city it was lovely just to drive through countryside and the outskirts of the city with amazing views of the Golden Gate bridge, a military base (not sure if we made a wr...
Designed in 1939 for the World's Fair to provide a circle tour around the bay, the route highlights the best known sites from the Golden Gate Bridgeto Seal Rocks to the Japanese Tea Garden.
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16 Avenue Tiled Steps
#14 of 421 Sights & Landmarks in San Francisco
Beautiful mosaic steps on 16th Avenue in San Francisco inner Richmond district, this where our tour guide lives obviously, he knows the area very well, hike to the top, the views are rewarding
We went on a cloudy day, but it was still beautiful to look up and see the colours of each section of steps with differing themes and motifs .Once you get to the top, you're also rewarded with a breathtaking view...
San Francisco City Hall
#15 of 421 Sights & Landmarks in San Francisco
Take a break from the cool air outside and go indoors to explore this amazing landmark in our fabulous city.
perfect very nice architectural design im surely recommending this building to visit awesome view.
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Fort Point National Historic Site
#16 of 421 Sights & Landmarks in San Francisco
If you enjoy history, you’ll love this historic civil war fort; the fort itself is amazing and the views from the top are incredible!
3 stories, accessible, interactive, historic, view from under the bridge, view of bay, cannon, cannon balls, helpful rangers, on the top deck were the anchor positions for the cannons that protected the bay.
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Castro Theatre
#17 of 421 Sights & Landmarks in San Francisco
Deservedly a city Landmark since the mid 1970s, it is gorgeous to stand opposite and admire the truly ornate facade.
We did not make it to a show, but really enjoyed the view from the outside and next trim will try and make it in.
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Ferry Building Marketplace
#18 of 421 Sights & Landmarks in San Francisco
Favorite spot is Hog Island Oyster Company where you can find the freshest oysters, the absolutely best clam chowder anywhere (even better than in New England!) and a spectacular view of the bay while enjoying the...
Great places for cheese, wines, herbs, etc. Best of all, you can walk the Embarcadero along the waterfront and enjoy the sun or fog! Nice views of the Bay Bridge, Alcatraz Island and Angel Island.
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SS Jeremiah O'Brien
#19 of 421 Sights & Landmarks in San Francisco
You can climb up to the top of this ship and see the view of the city which is absolutely breathtaking.
But the uninterrupted views of the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, the Piers and the Bay are well worth the walk to the end of the pier and the price of admission.
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Grace Cathedral
#20 of 421 Sights & Landmarks in San Francisco
Fantastic church on the top of Nob Hill but well worth the steep climb to view, excellent architecture and history.
Very special place to visit, we walked from Chinatown and we all loved the surroundings and views to get there, and once there the Cathedral was gorgeous ... Very worth the visit ...
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San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park
#21 of 421 Sights & Landmarks in San Francisco
... show), seeing how boats were made, using the rope and tackle displays, reading the historical boards added to the amazing views across the bay made this a great visit that adults and children alike could enjoy.
There is a workshop where you can see them actually crafting a lifeboat for one of the ships and it is well worth the few dollars (supports the NPS) to view the site.
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San Francisco Bay Bridge
#22 of 421 Sights & Landmarks in San Francisco
The views are amazing, the rush of traffic along side of the bike path on the bridge is exhilarating and the view of the converging waters below is breath-taking.
Departing from the heart of historic Fisherman’s Wharf at Pier 43½, cruise alonside the San Francisco’s remarkable cityscape and view the lively neighborhood of North Beach, the famous swimming clubs of Aquatic Pa...
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Mission Dolores
#23 of 421 Sights & Landmarks in San Francisco
There is a lot to see, as you can also view the small museum filled with intriguing artifacts by the native people, and also see the rebuilt church next to the mission, which has gorgeous stained glass windows.
The site has a Gift Shop, The Chapel, Sanctuary, Museum, Cemetery, and the Basilica.
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USS Pampanito
#24 of 421 Sights & Landmarks in San Francisco
Fantastic view of life underwater in WWII
The cramped spaces, sights and smells combined with the stories of the kind Veteran, patiently recounting tales was a fascinating break from the city nearby.
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Sutro Baths
#25 of 421 Sights & Landmarks in San Francisco
Photographers: there is a lot to photograph here; there a beautiful sunsets, hidden views of the Golden Gate Bridge, pelicans, the ruins of the sutro baths, interesting cliffs and rock formations, and a little bit...
From the Baths you can hike along improved trails and see stunning ocean views and some infamous spots, famous for ship wrecks.
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Coit Tower
#26 of 421 Sights & Landmarks in San Francisco
We had fantastic weather, there were beautiful murals on the walls, informative and friendly staff, lots of neat historical information throughout the building, a great gift shop, and stellar views from every window.
Perfect as it combined a really interesting walk up the hill past lovely houses and apartments (possible to peer in to some of them!), beautiful murals inside the tower and a terrific view from the top.
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Cliff House
#27 of 421 Sights & Landmarks in San Francisco
The elegant old wood bar is gorgeous, the views from the tables are amazing, the service and food was excellent, the view was amazing with flocks of pelicans flying by, waves crashing against the rocks/cliff.
Cliff House is a great place for lunch with a great view, There are several restaurants in cliff house and I enjoy the Bistro and recommend Joe's omelet.
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San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park Ships at Hyde Street Pier
#28 of 421 Sights & Landmarks in San Francisco
Museums I can rush through, but sights like this I linger near, and ponder the lives passed and lost adventuring vast oceans, throwing caution to the winds, then hailing the next shores.
From the upper decks, we got a great view of the city.
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The Castro
#29 of 421 Sights & Landmarks in San Francisco
The Castro has some of the best places to eat, is full of history, great views, amazing shops, a nightlife scene, home to one of the city's oldest and best barber shops...oh and it a super friendly place for all.
We climbed to the top and were rewarded with an amazing view of the Castro neighbourhood and beyond.
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North Beach
#30 of 421 Sights & Landmarks in San Francisco
Coit Tower gives you 360 degree views of the entire city and Bay Area.
Sat on the beach and loved the view.
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