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Tourist Attractions in San Francisco

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Golden Gate Bridge

The Golden Gate Bridge Is A California Icon Gracing San Francisco Bay

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Alcatraz Island

The historic and notorious Alcatraz penitentiary, located on Alcatraz Island in San Francisco Bay, is one of America's most infamous prisons

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Fisherman's Wharf

If this is your first visit to the city and you only have a day or two to see the sights, Fisherman's Wharf is one of the best places to visit

4
Ride the Cable Cars

Cable Cars were introduced in 1873 to help locals contend with the many hills the city is built on

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Golden Gate Park

Golden Gate Park, home to gardens and museums, is a fabulous green space in the heart of San Francisco, often considered the "lungs" of the city

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Chinatown

You may have been to Chinatown in other cities, but San Francisco's Chinatown is a whole other realm

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Legion of Honor

An impressive Neoclassical Beaux-Arts building in an amazing setting, the California Palace of the Legion of Honor is San Francisco's most exquisite museum

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Palace of Fine Arts

The Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco is the last remaining structure from the 1915 Panama Pacific Exposition

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California Academy of Sciences

The California Academy of Sciences, in Golden Gate Park, is an architectural marvel as well as a multifaceted museum

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San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) is one of the city's top museums, with 170,000 square feet of exhibition space spread across 10 floors.

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de Young Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco

n Golden Gate Park, the de Young Museum is a fine arts museum, and one of the largest public art institutions in San Francisco