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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
Embarcadero Center, San Francisco
The Embarcadero Center is a large mixed-use complex of five distinctive skyscrapers built between 1968 and 1983, later expanded with several more buildings.
Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco
This world famous marvel of architecture - the world's tallest and highest bridge when it was completed in 1937 - is now the most famous symbol of San Francisco.
St. Mary's Cathedral, San Francisco
This strikingly modern church was built in 1971 as San Francisco's Roman Catholic cathedral. The 190ft (58m) tall building is topped with a 55ft (17m) tall cross. Inside is a modern kinetic sculpture by Richard Lippold.
Yerba Buena Gardens, San Francisco
The construction of the Moscone Convention Center was the start of the Yerba Buena project, which lead to a revived area, known as Yerba Buena Gardens.

Random San Francisco Tours & Activities
Go San Francisco Card, San Francisco
  • Average Rating:4.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 5 days
From USD
$74.00
Dinner In San Francisco, San Francisco
  • Duration: 2 to 4 hrs
From USD
$125.00
Private Tour of San Francisco, San Francisco
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 4 hours
From USD
$249.00



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