San Francisco Sights

We’ve compiled the best of the best in San Francisco - browse our top choices for the top things to see during your stay.

Browse Sights

View All 151

(151 out of 151 results)

Fodor's Choice


View All 268

Union Square and Chinatown 20


Chinatown 13

Union Square 7

SoMa and Civic Center 18


Civic Center 6

Hayes Valley 1

SoMa 10

Tenderloin 1

On the Waterfront 18


Embarcadero 5

Financial District 4

Fisherman's Wharf 9

Nob Hill and Russian Hill 15


Nob Hill 8

Polk Gulch 1

Russian Hill 6

Pacific Heights and Japantown 14


Japantown 4

Pacific Heights 10

The Haight, the Castro, and Noe Valley 14


Castro 6

Haight 5

Noe Valley 3

North Beach 13

Mission District 12


Dogpatch 1

The Marina and the Presidio 11


Cow Hollow 3

Marina 3

Presidio 5

Golden Gate Park 10

Western Shoreline 6


Sunset District 1

The Richmond 5

Show More +

View All 150

Arts/ Performance Venue 11

Beach–Sight 1

Bridge/ Tunnel 1

Building/ Architectural Site 16

Educational Institution 1

Fountain 1

Garden/ Arboretum 4

Government Building 1

Historic District/ Site 1

Hotel–Sight 5

House/ Mansion/ Villa 12

Industrial Site/ Mill/ Factory 1

Information Center 2

Island 1

Jail 1

Library/ Archive 2

Marina/ Pier/ Dock 2

Market/ Bazaar 1

Memorial/ Monument/ Tomb 3

Military Site 2

Museum/ Gallery 25

Nautical Site/ Lighthouse 2

Neighborhood/ Street 7

Park (National/ State/ Provincial) 2

Park/ Playground 9

Plaza/ Square/ Piazza 6

Public Art (Mural/ Sculpture/ Statue) 9

Religious Building/ Site/ Shrine 8

Restaurant–Sight 4

Spa–Sight 1

Store/ Shop/ Mall 9

Transportation Site (Airport, Bus, Ferry, Train) 2

Viewpoint/ Scenic Overlook 1

Windmill 1

Zoo/ Aquarium 1

Show More +
Best For

View All 32

Family 15

San Francisco Sights

Showing 151 out of 151 Results

Filter Results
Clear All Filters

Sort By:

  • Alphabetical
  • Fodor's Choice

1360 Montgomery Street

  • Building/Architectural Site

In the 1947 film Dark Passage Humphrey Bogart plays an escaped prisoner from San Quentin convicted of killing his wife. His real-life...

826 Valencia mural

  • Public Art (Mural/Sculpture/Statue)

Fans of graphic novelist Chris Ware will want to take a good look at the facade of 826 Valencia, the nonprofit organization established...


  • Jail

Thousands of visitors come every day to walk in the footsteps of Alcatraz's notorious criminals. The stories of life and death on "the...

Alta Plaza Park

  • Park/Playground

Golden Gate Park's longtime superintendent, John McLaren, designed Alta Plaza in 1910, modeling its terracing on that of the Grand Casino...

American Conservatory Theater

  • Arts/Performance Venue

Celebrated local architects Bliss and Faville, also responsible for the nearby St. Francis Hotel, designed the neoclassical home of San...

Angel Island

  • Island

For an outdoorsy adventure and some fascinating history, consider a day at this island northwest of Alcatraz. Discovered by Spaniards...

Antique Vibrator Museum

  • Museum/Gallery

In shapes ranging from rolling pins to eggbeaters and hair dryers, vibrators dating back to the 19th century are displayed in this fun...

Asian Art Museum

  • Museum/Gallery

You don't have to be a connoisseur of Asian art to appreciate a visit to this museum whose monumental exterior conceals a light, open,...

Atherton House

  • House/Mansion/Villa

The mildly daffy design of this Victorian-era house incorporates Queen Anne, Stick-Eastlake, and other architectural elements. Many claim...

Axford House

  • House/Mansion/Villa

This mauve house was built in 1877 by William Axford, a Scottish immigrant and metalsmith whose Mission Iron Works made cannonballs for...


Book A Trip



  • CARS