Frommer's San Francisco Day by Day (Frommer's Day by Day) by Noelle Salmi

By Noelle Salmi

Those attractively priced, four-color publications supply dozens of local and thematic excursions, whole with hundreds and hundreds of photographs and bulleted maps that cleared the path from sight to sight. Day by way of Days are the single courses that aid tourists manage their time to get the main out of a visit. Full-color package deal at a reasonable fee megastar scores for all lodges, eating places, and points of interest Foldout entrance covers with maps and quick-reference info Tear-resistant map in a convenient, reclosable plastic pockets convenient pocket-sized trim positive factors: San Francisco Waterfront, the easiest neighbourhood walks, Romantic San Francisco, and extra comprises local excursions of Chinatown, Japantown, North seashore, and Russian Hill good points day journeys to Sausalito, element Reyes, and the Napa & Sonoma Wine state really good excursions function Romantic San Francisco, Hippie Haight, San Francisco Literati, and Golden Gate Park walking or by means of motorbike

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3 Civic Center Plaza. From the middle of the plaza, take a moment to appreciate the neoclassically styled buildings (inspired by the turnof-the-20th-century “City Beautiful” idea—see above) that surround you. Today the entire Civic Center is designated a National Historic Landmark District. Between Polk, McAllister & Grove sts. & Van Ness Ave. 4 City Hall. S. Capitol and is one of the largest domes in the world. City Hall, another prime example of Beaux Arts architecture, is adorned by real gold leaf on portions of the The gold adorning City Hall’s dome is a fine example of the Beaux Arts-detail displayed in the Civic Center buildings.

100 y Shrader St. Beulah St. 12 Haight St. Ashbury St. 10 Free Medical Clinic Haight St. 10 Haight St. 2 Bu e Buena Vista Park 1 Panhandle Lyon St. 0 P a r k Kezar Stadium G a t e 11 Former Residence of Charles Manson G o l d e n 9 Distractions Clayton St. 8 Ashbury Tobacco Center Shrader St. 7 Anubis Warpus Ashbury St. Page St. Oak St. Masonic Ave. 6 Former residence of the Grateful Dead Cole St. Panhandle Clayton St. 5 Intersection of Haight and Ashbury streets Fell St. Central Ave. 4 Haight Street 3 Magnolia Pub & Brewery 2 Janis Joplin’s Former Residence Lyon St.

The area is so picturesque, Hollywood has filmed several movies in Pacific Heights and Cow Hollow—Mrs. Doubtfire, Basic Instinct, and The Princess Diaries, to name a few. Note that a few stops in the residential sections are private homes (not museums)—they serve to showcase famous residences and striking examples of Victorian architecture. @ 2 to 3 hours. START: Franklin St. ). Bus 1, 12, 19, 27, 47, 49, 83. Cable car: California line. ornate trim, and a winsome turret. The Foundation of San Francisco’s Architectural Heritage now maintains it as a museum and offers guided tours.

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