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“Never gets old”
Review of Pier 39

Pier 39
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PIER 39 Attraction Pass
Ranked #23 of 544 things to do in San Francisco
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: From amazing views and a sea of sea lions to chowder bread bowls and California wines, your visit to San Francisco starts at PIER 39. Kick off your visit by exploring two levels of dining, entertainment, shopping and attractions, all surrounded by unbeatable views of the city and the bay. Take it from the world famous sea lions: a visit to San Francisco starts at The PIER.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
Oakland, California
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Never gets old”
Reviewed November 13, 2012

To spend the whole day, doing nothing and you dont have to spend money to be entertained they this is the palce for you

Visited November 2012
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Bangkok, Thailand
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“A place for chill out”
Reviewed November 12, 2012 via mobile

A place for chill out And watch sea lion
Nice view And a lot of things to shop it is a place to visit in Sanfransico

Thank Sem A
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Chicago, Illinois
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109 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Neat area”
Reviewed November 8, 2012

First of all, the sea lions are soo entertaining and cool to watch. The little shops, restaurants, etc. on the pier feel new and updated, as well as, touristy. We didn't stay long in this area but it was fun to check out and walk through. Again, this is the place to watch the sea lions! It's the closest we got to them our whole trip and you have a great opportunity to observe their behaviors, antics and interactions.

Visited October 2012
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Agoura, California
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163 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“only once”
Reviewed November 6, 2012

locals will not be found here...... but, if you are just wanting to look around and buy souvenirs, this is perfect. check out the rocket boat rides.. pretty cool. The best food in the area is Scoma's. been there for a long long time too. might be a wait but well worth it.

Visited August 2012
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed November 6, 2012

Very tourist orientated, but worth a visit for the seals on their own. The shops range from typical tourist clothing hoodies, baseball caps and sweatshirts to the more obscure bush knifes and tattoos.

Visited October 2012
Thank Paul H H
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