San Francisco January 19, 2018
11 Places In San Francisco That Are Better Than Anywhere Else In The Country
San Francisco is loaded with classic and iconic attractions that many love around the world. There are certain attractions that dazzle and outshine the others that San Franciscans are truly proud of in the city. Check out our list of spots around the city and let us know what you think below. Have you seen all of the best attractions in San Francisco?
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1. The Golden Gate Bridge
No bridge can compare to the Golden Gate Bridge. It has been described as the most beautiful and most photographed bridge in the world.
Once America's most isolated and secure prisons, Alcatraz is now a one-of-a-kind island with an abandoned prison. Also, Alcatraz is the site of the oldest operating lighthouse on the West Coast of the United States.
3. The Ferry Building
The Ferry Building wows locals and visitors at day and night with its architectural beauty. Also, the Ferry Building has weekly farmers markets and tons of artisan food options.
4. Union Square
The heart of Downtown San Francisco is always awash with activity, color and excitement. Union Square is a striking square with department store and awesome little attractions.
5. Sutro Baths
One of the most striking, awesome, and unique places in the city is not comparable to anything else. Check out what is left behind of what was once the largest, and probably most magnificent, bathhouse in the world.
6. The Legion of Honor
Another regal and fantastic attraction in the city. The Legion go Honor feels like the Arc de Triomphe in Paris except without the travel costs. Check out the Thinker for free.
7. The Dutch Windmill
In Golden Gate Park, the Dutch, Windmill was built in 1902. The windmill is one of two in the Park, but thie Dutch windmill has the Queen Wilhelmina Tulip Garden, planted just below the Dutch Windmill with tulips and poppies.
8. Lombard Street
The famously crooked street of Lombard is an east–west street featuring a steep, one-block section with eight hairpin turns. San Francisco's most popular and oddest street for sure.
9. Painted ladies
The Painted ladies are are Victorian and Edwardian houses and buildings painted in three or more colors in Alamo Square. These houses have become an architectural gem.
10 Palace of Fine Arts
The Palace of Fine Arts is in the Marina District of San Francisco and offers a free and beautiful stroll and photo opportunities. This monumental structure was originally constructed in 1915, and you'd think you'd be in Europe with all the grandeur here.
11. The Castro Theater
The Castro Theatre dates from 1910, however the present building was built in 1922. Everything about this place takes you back in time including the neon sign, the ornate interior, ceiling and much more! Not many theaters compares to Castro.
Have you been to any of these places around the city? Share your opinions in the comments below. If you love San Francisco and great food then check out
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