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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
Cable Cars, San Francisco
Built out of necessity since standard tramways couldn't cope with the steep hills in the city, the cable cars are now a symbol of San Francisco especially popular with tourists.
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.
Pier 39, San Francisco
Originally a cargo pier but later renovated into some sort of picturesque fishing village with shops, restaurants and entertainment venues, Pier 39 is one of the country's most visited tourist attractions.
Japantown, San Francisco
Japantown is home to a large part of San Francisco's still sizeable Japanese community. Many Japanese restaurants and shops can be found here.

Random San Francisco Tours & Activities
Street Art Tour of San Francisco, San Francisco
  • Average Rating:1.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
From USD
$35.00



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