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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
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.
Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco
Once the commercial center of the city's fishing industry; today tourists flock to this waterfront area and the nearby Pier 39 attracted by the many restaurants and shops.
Nob Hill, San Francisco
After a cable car line was opened here affluent people started to build mansions on top of this hill. Today it is still an upper class area with several luxury hotels.
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
San Francisco Dungeon General Admission, San Francisco
  • Duration: 60 minutes
From USD
$15.99
Go San Francisco Card, San Francisco
  • Average Rating:3.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 1, 2, 3 or 5 days
From USD
$69.00



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