Things to see and do - San Francisco
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Founded as Mission Dolores (by priests) and the Presidio (by soldiers) in 1776, San Francisco grew from the pueblo of Yerba Buena. In 1835, English sailor William Richardson, married to the daughter of the Presidio comandante, set up a tent where Grant Avenue now runs. Yerba Buena grew modestly on trade, changing its name to San Francisco after the US claimed California in 1846.
Tourist attractions San Francisco : Things to see and do
200 Larkin St. USA - San Francisco, CA 94102
Housed since 2003 in the old Main Library-which was significantly revamped for its new tenant-the Asian Art Museum owns what is today considered to be the finest collection of Asian art in the nation. With particular strengths in Chinese art, includi..
151 3rd St. USA - San Francisco, CA 94103
San Francisco's premier showcase for modern art is housed in a delightful building (1995, Mario Botta) that seems to gaze benignly out over Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. Together these insitutions form the creative heart of the district. Botta's d..
USA - San Francisco, CA 94133
Among San Francisco's most photographed tourist attractions, the 1000 block of Lombard Street boasts eight switchbacks in its one-block descent from Hyde to Leavenworth. The block's natural 27 percent grade was gentled to 16 percent in 1922, when cob..
Hotels San Francisco
1668 Market Street USA - San Francisco CA 94102
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Located across from the historic Muni tram station, this hotel offers access to major San Francisco city centre attractions. This hotel features comfortable accommodation in a central and convenient location. Guests staying at Edwardian Hotel can en..
1231 Market Street USA - San Francisco CA 94103
Prix Prices from : 219 $
Centrally located in downtown San Francisco, Whitcomb is a historic building featuring Victorian style and comfortable rooms. Orpheum Theater is across the street and a BART Station is on site. Guest rooms at Hotel Whitcomb are elegantly decorated a..
1412 Market Street USA - San Francisco CA 94102
Just 5 minutes’ walk from San Francisco city centre, this hotel offers a gym and a game room. A launderette is located on site. Each room includes free Wi-Fi. Cable TV is featured in all rooms at Golden Gate Hall. Each bright room is equipped with a..
Leisure activities San Francisco
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On this fun-filled historical city tour, hop aboard the Magic Bus that will transport you to 1960s San Francisco. Become a part of the Beatnik generation, see Haight-Ashbury in the Summer of Love and visit San Francisco’s Chinatown, from which easter..
If you love wine, you won't want to miss the chance to visit the famous Sonoma and Napa Valley wineries on a day trip from San Francisco! You'll taste wines from North America's premium wine country, learn how the wines are made, and enjoy lovely vis..
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Leave San Francisco in the morning and head to California’s beautiful Wine Country. Experience Wine Country in a new and unique way – by cycling from winery to winery! Spend a relaxing day outside of San Francisco in Napa Valley, Dry Creek Valley or ..
Restaurants San Francisco
1601 Howard St. USA - San Francisco, CA 94103
In a sleepy corner of western SoMa, this small plates spot stands out for its fusion of Chef/owner Brian Fernando's French training and Sri Lankan heritage. Tastes are exciting and yet traditional, as in the soft-cooked egg "hopper" folded ..
525 Valencia St. USA - San Francisco, CA 94110
Named for the Indian term for an informal gathering, Gajalee may not appear lavish, but it's heavy on traditional flavor and ingredients. The remarkably authentic Southern Indian fare focuses on seafood, creamy curries, and delicate spices. They'll e..
199 Gough St. USA - San Francisco, CA 94102
Husband and wife Evan and Sarah Rich—of Bouley, Coi, and Michael Mina fame—have a hit on their hands. Perpetually packed Rich Table features a laid-back yet polished décor with an open kitchen, wood-plank walls, and nickel bar. But all of this is an ..
561 Valencia St. USA - San Francisco, CA 94110
Bar Tartine's minor revamp resulted in a delightful though diminutive annex. The weekday lunch menu of open-faced rye bread sandwiches topped with smoked trout, chicken liver pâté, or cheeses meets a small menu of snacks and baked goods. In the eveni..
845 Market St. USA - San Francisco, CA 94102
Martin Yan's China is a glitzy showstopper located under the dome of the Westfield shopping center. Glossy wood panels separate the sprawling series of rooms, dominated by a marble and white-tiled open kitchen where one can watch as dough is pulled, ..
1700 Fillmore St. USA - San Francisco, CA 94115
Regulars to Dosa's Mission home will hardly recognize this second location, across from the Kabuki Theater. Owners Emily and Anjan Mitra are bringing their South Indian flavors to this vast, contemporary space decked in eco-friendly materials like mi..