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12 Historical Landmarks You Absolutely Must Visit In San Francisco

From the Spanish Mission to the great Golden Gate, San Francisco has one fascinating history. While there are several historical points of interest scattered throughout San Francisco, the 12 listed here are all officially registered as California Historical Landmarks — and they’re all worth a visit.

Have you been to any of these amazing historical landmarks in San Francisco? Which is your favorite?

Stephanie Garr
Stephanie is a freelance writer and editor based in San Francisco, California. When she's not tapping at a keyboard, she can be found leading groups on gourmet chocolate walking tours (best job ever) or running the many lovely hills and stairs of the city (to burn off all that chocolate, of course). She also runs a travel blog with her husband at Big & Small Travel (