Tourist Locations in San Francisco

San Francisco officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the most densely settled large city in the state of California and the second-most densely populated large city in the United States after New York City. San Francisco is the fourth most populous city in California and the 13th most populous city in the United States.

The city has beautiful Ocean Beach which runs along the Pacific Ocean shoreline, but is not suitable for swimming due to deadly rip currents. The city has amazing entertaining and performing arts centers and museums. Especially in this city where there is so much to see and do such as good public transport systems like the San Francisco Municipal Railway, trolley buses and cable car system. Bicycling is considered to be a popular mode of transportation in San Francisco with 40,000 residents commuting to work regularly by bicycle. If you love traveling or love to spend a wonderful time with your family, then you should visit to San Francisco and this city will worth it.

Below are some of the tourist locations you must visit to enjoy in San Francisco city:

San Francisco is ranking 35th out of the most visited cities worldwide and is famous for chilly summer fog, steep rolling hills, electric mix of architecture, and its famous landmarks, including the Golden Gate Bridge, cable cars, and Chinatown.

Chinatown 24 blocks is a center for Chinese community in San Francisco and the streets of densely packed with tourist-friendly shops, markets, restaurants and the delicious scent of dumplings.
Union Square is one of the famous shopping centers of San Francisco’s. It is a fabulous place to shop and dine. The adjoining streets are lined with restaurants, theaters, boutiques, galleries, shops, and services.

Cable car system is one of the attractions of San Francisco for transporting tourists and commuters alike back and forth from the waterfront and downtown of the city.

Golden Gate Bridge completed in 1937, it is the famous bridge that joins Marine County to the San Francisco city. On this bridge, people can spent their leisure time by walking or cycling and can experience a lot.

Pier 39 and Fisherman’s Wharf satisfy tourists in search of food, shops, entertainment, and maritime views. Savor clam chowder in a bread bowl or watch as street performers of all kinds entertain.

Coit Tower was built in 1933; it is a tower from where you can see the bird’s view of the entire San Francisco city.

California Academy of Sciences is a small slice of heaven for science buffs and a great place for the science readers. And it contains a planetarium, natural history museum, aquarium where visitors can squeeze tidal creatures in the touch tank, kiss the glass when a penguin gives you the eye, and sit very still for the Giant Grouper who has been with the Academy since the dawn of
time.

The Asian Art Museum is one of the best Asian art museums in the world. You can take a free audio tour (available in English, Cantonese, Mandarin, Spanish and French) but the docents who give the tours love their subject, are well-informed, and provide an excellent introduction to the collection.

A “must see” is the world’s oldest dated Buddha, to be seen in Gallery 16. This seated Buddha can be dated back to 338 from an inscription on its base. While older Buddha statues exist (Indian and Gandharan) as the oldest dated statue, this piece holds a special place amongst Buddhist and art history historians.

The museum cafeteria is also Asia-themed and offers an excellent menu of many of Asia’s most popular rice and noodle-based dishes (including salads) at very reasonable prices.
DE Young Museum is an art museum which primarily showcases American, Pacific, and Africans art and it is one of the famous museums in the Bay Area which exhibits some of the most well-known art works in the world.

Castro Theater was built in 1922. It a spiritual center for gay and lesbian communities and they call this district as a Eureka Valley. Today, the Castro buzzes with activity from its many shops, bars and restaurants where you can find many items. The Castro Theater is awe-inspiring, jaw dropping, and when the Wurlitzer organ rises up from the floor, everyone cheers.

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