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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
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.
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.
Coit Tower, San Francisco
The 210ft Coit tower on top of the Telegraph Hill is a monument dedicated to the San Francisco Firemen. It has an observation platform with a great 360° view.
Union Square, San Francisco
Union Square marks the center of the city's shopping district. Many of the hotels and theaters in San Francisco are located in the area around this historic square.

Random San Francisco Tours & Activities
San Francisco Deluxe Half-Day City Tour, San Francisco
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
From USD
$55.00



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