Sights & Attractions in San Francisco


Fodor's Choice Sights in San Francisco

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
Asian Art Museum
You don't have to be a connoisseur of Asian...
Museums / Galleries Civic Center
California Academy of Sciences
With its native plant–covered living roof,...
Museums / Galleries Golden Gate Park
Castro Theatre
Here's a classic way to join in the Castro...
Arts / Performance Venues Castro
City Lights Bookstore
Take a look at the exterior of the store: the...
Stores / Malls North Beach
Dolores Park
A two-square-block microcosm of life in the...
Parks Mission District
Walking into this fascinating "museum of science,...
Museums / Galleries On the Waterfront
Ferry Building
The jewel of the Embarcadero, erected in 1896, is...
Markets / Bazaars, Transportation Sites On the Waterfront
Golden Gate Bridge
With its simple but powerful art-deco design, the...
Bridges / Tunnels Presidio
Hyde Street Pier
Cotton candy and souvenirs are all well and good,...
Marinas / Piers On the Waterfront
Ina Coolbrith Park
If you make it all the way up here, you may have...
Parks Russian Hill
Kabuki Springs & Spa
This serene spa is one Japantown destination that...
Spas Japantown
Legion of Honor
The old adage of real estate—location,...
Museums / Galleries Western Shoreline
Lincoln Park
Although many of the city's green spaces are...
Parks Western Shoreline
Macondray Lane
San Francisco has no shortage of impressive,...
Neighborhoods / Streets Russian Hill
Musée Mécanique
A time-warped arcade with antique mechanical...
Museums / Galleries On the Waterfront
Palace of Fine Arts
At first glance this stunning, rosy rococo palace...
Architectural Sites Marina
When San Franciscans want to spend a day in the...
Parks Presidio
Telegraph Hill
Residents here have some of the city's best...
Neighborhoods / Streets North Beach
Tin How Temple
Duck into the inconspicuous doorway, climb three...
Religious Sites Chinatown
Vallejo Steps area
Several Russian Hill buildings survived the 1906...
Architectural Sites Russian Hill
Yerba Buena Gardens
There's not much south of Market Street that...
Gardens / Arboretums SoMa


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