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San Francisco - what to see

The most beautiful city on the west coast of the USA

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San Francisco - what to see
Inserted: 27.10.2023
Author: Martin Javorský © gigaplaces.com
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San Francisco is considered the most beautiful city on the west coast of the USA. There is so much to see, visit and experience in this diverse and colorful city. It is worth staying there for a few days.

1.
San Francisco - Golden Gate Bridge

The bridge that became a symbol of the city

Altitude: -96 m / -315 ft

The Golden Gate Bridge is a suspension bridge that connects San Francisco and the city of Sausalito in Marin… continue reading

2.
San Francisco - Historic Streetcars

The last manually operated trams in the world

Altitude: 5 m / 16 ft

A ride on a historic tram is one of the most popular tourist attractions. Cable trams are one of the… continue reading

3.
San Francisco - Pier 39

Popular pier with sea lions, attractions, restaurants and shops

Altitude: 4 m / 13 ft

On the northeastern edge of the city, Fisherman's Wharf is home to one of the city's biggest tourist… continue reading

4.
Alcatraz

America's most notorious prison

Altitude: 35 m / 115 ft

Alcatraz is a small island in San Francisco Bay that has become known as a prison for the worst criminals in… continue reading

5.
San Francisco - Twin Peaks

A unique view over the city

Altitude: 251 m / 823 ft

Twin Peaks is a pair of hills 279 meters above sea level in the central part of San Francisco. Equally high… continue reading

6.
San Francisco - San Francisco Bay

The largest bay on the west coast of the USA

Altitude: -26 m / -85 ft

This largest gulf along the west coast of the USA (excluding Alaska) has two main branches and is up to 97 km… continue reading

7.
San Francisco - Lombard Street

The most twisted street

Altitude: 85 m / 279 ft

San Francisco is a city with a unique topography. It is built on a hill that rises from the San Francisco Bay… continue reading

8.
San Francisco - Vermont Street

Quite a twisted street

Altitude: 75 m / 246 ft

Most tourists head for the „world's most crooked street“ to Lombard Street. Only about 3 miles south of this… continue reading

9.
San Francisco - Chinatown

The oldest and largest Chinatown in North America

Altitude: 12 m / 39 ft

San Francisco's Chi­natown is the oldest and largest Chinatown in North America. Located in the center of the… continue reading

10.
San Francisco - Telegraph Hill

Panoramic view of the city

Altitude: 86 m / 282 ft

Telegraph Hill is one of the most famous hills in San Francisco. It rises to a height of 90 meters above the… continue reading

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