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Country : United States
Currency : US Dollar (USD)
Language : English
Population
City: 852 469 (2014)
Metro: 4 594 060 (2014)
Time
Zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
San Francisco
closeSan Francisco came to life with the gold rush, caused by the discovery of gold in the Sierra Nevada foothills. In the 1930s with the construction of the Bay Bridge and Golden Gate Bridge, the city was connected to the bay area, now known for its numerous high-tech companies.
San Francisco has a unique character with very distinct neighbourhoods, like SoMa, Chinatown, Japantown, Castro and Mission district.
Random San Francisco Highlights
Bay Bridge, San Francisco
When the San Francisco - Oakland Bay bridge opened in 1936 it was the world's longest and most expensive bridge. The bridge consists of two separate sections, each 3 km / 10,000 ft long.
Haight-Ashbury, San Francisco
Since the late 1960s, when it became world-famous as the heart of the 'Summer of Love', this neighborhood has been associated with the Hippie culture.
Washington Square, San Francisco
Washington Square is the green heart of San Francisco's North Beach district thanks to the park that occupies most of the square. It is overlooked by the Italianesque Sts Peter and Paul Church.
Golden Gate Park, San Francisco
San Francisco's largest park was developed in the late 19th century. The beautiful park - one of the best in the country - features several gardens, museums and other attractions.

Random San Francisco Tours & Activities
Sunday Sunset Sail on San Francisco Bay, San Francisco
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
From USD
$65.00



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