San Francisco November 08, 2017
10 Iconic Places Every True San Franciscan Will Instantly Recognize
These are all classic spots of San Francisco that every native or long time resident should know. Without further adieu, let’s check out these places around the city that are unforgettable. How many of these places do you recognize in San Francisco?
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1. The Golden Gate Bridge
Without prompting any local should know this bridge. Since 1937 this bridge has been dazzling locals and visitors alike. The suspension bridge spanning the Golden Gate, the one-mile-wide strait connecting San Francisco Bay and the Pacific Ocean.
2. Coit Tower
Coit Tower is a historical and recognizable tower. Also known as the Lillian Coit Memorial Tower, this tower is 210 feet and located in Pioneer Park. The tower was built in 1933. Address:
1 Telegraph Hill Blvd
3. City Hall/Civic Center
The government center of San Francisco may be overlooked, but this Civic Center is prominent for various reasons. Civic Center is north of the of Market Street and Van Ness Avenue that contains many of the city's largest government and cultural institutions.
4. The Ferry Building
This iconic building of Embarcadero is a popular destination. The ferry building was completed in 1898 and has been a busy and prominent place for locals and especially tourists.
5. The Bay Bridge
Never confuse the Bay Bridge with the Golden Gate Bridge or you'll be considered a tourist otherwise. The San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge (known as the Bay Bridge) is the direct road between San Francisco and Oakland
6. The Cliff House
The Cliff House is a restaurant that is cherished and popular as ever. The iconic restaurant is perched on the headland above the cliffs just north of Ocean Beach. Address:
1090 Point Lobos Avenue
7. Sutro Tower
This tower is another landmark in the city. Sutro Tower is a 977 foot tower rising from a hill between Twin Peaks and Mount Sutro. Address:
1 La Avanzada Drive
8. Bernal Hill
Often overlooked, this hill in Bernal Heights is often recognized around the Mission and Dolores Park. Address:
10 Bernal Heights Blvd
9. Zoetrope Building
The Zoetrope building owned by film director Francis Ford Coopola is a landmark everyone should know in the city. Admire the architecture and striking beauty of this building. Address:
916 Kearny Street
10. Twin Peaks
Twin Peaks are two striking hills with an elevation of about 925 feet located near the geographic middle or center of San Francisco. Twin Peaks is located at
501 Twin Peaks Blvd.
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