travelgrove Reviews
 

And so it bacame San Diego..., California

 
    San Diego's map
mohds2's pictureby mohds2 review
added on 2nd of July, 2008

In the past, just the Kumeyaay people colonized the small city, which is currently recognized as San Diego. This city is now famous for being the largest and richest town in the U. S. Its current population is up to 1,255,240 and is thought to be the 2nd biggest town in California as well as the 8th biggest in the U. S. Its location, on the southern shoreline of California, makes it an ideal objective for travelers.

The Spanish voyager Don Sebastian Viscaino changed the name of the place in St. Didacus called as 'San Diego'. The Old Town is a much-loved sight in San Diego. Then, the city was a significant distribution spot for domestic animals hide and extracted stone. So as to show how significant this delivery spot was, we could take the capital of Boston as an example, as lots of buildings were built using stone from San Diego.

In the year 1822, when Mexico achieved its freedom from Spain, San Diego became the city of Mexican California. San Diego was under Mexico’s power for around 24 years until the power was shifted to the U. S. The city was declared a town in the year 1850. The city progressed in the next 20 years, particularly its credit went only to the whaling port.

The town’s business district was set on a 1,000-acre land, which was at that time bought via Alonzo E. Horton in the year 1867. Alonzo began the city’s development through roads, building a dockside and a hotel, and then providing area for cathedrals. The town’s residents’ number grew rapidly particularly after 1870, due to the gold strike. In the year 1885, when Santa Fe Railroad plus many eastern savers reached the town, there were 40,000 people living in the region.

After the Second Great War, San Diego expanded with approximately twenty miles in every direction as well as it became a military spot and home base for a great deal of new learners. This is how the city started its development and expansion, but has it finished? The city’s area expanded after the accumulation of novel separate societies, which grew in the close valleys.

The town sustained its progress and was capable of exceeding San Francisco as California's 2nd biggest town. One of the possessions, which kept the town energetic, was the Center City Development Corporation that had as members a wide-ranging number of designers, economic specialists, and public chiefs. San Diego has conquered numerous confronts and has verified itself to be America’s most wanted big capital. Take a trip to San Diego and enjoy for yourself.

There’re various things that are famous as tourist attractions such as eye-catching seashores, wonderful climate, never-ending tricks and the best meeting objectives. Its spotlights on sightseeing, business, cultivation, shipbuilding, armed forces, biotechnology, computer scientific and electrical studies made the flourishing San Diego’s financial system grow. Both travelers and residents are welcomed to take pleasure in the city center region where they’ll see gorgeous assembly sites, sliding footpaths, gardens, remarkable areas and incredible shopping in pioneering hubs and housing growths.

 

Things about San Diego you may be interested in

 
 

Read about San Diego in our travel-guide
The vibrant San Diego
 
 
 
guides

Recommended San Diego Guide

San Diego Sights

San Diego, CA, United StatesSeveral museums and cultural sites are located here including the San Diego Museum of Art, the Natural History Museum, and the San Diego Art Institute. For theater lovers, the restored Spanish-era Casa del Prado Theater and the Old Globe Theater offers excellent performances, ranging from Shakespearean plays to modern musicals and everything else in between. Over at Columbia district in Downtown San Diego, one would find the Midway Aircraft Carrier Museum and the Maritime Museum, both of which commemorates San Diego‚Äôs importance as a coastal hub. Various art galleries and exhibitions are also featured at Little Italy, North Park, La Jolla... Read more »

 
 
reviews

Recent reviews for San Diego

Thanksgiving in Carlsbad and visit in San Diego - Nov 26, 2006, by MadSuh
I drove down to San Diego on the 22nd for another business meeting. I was meeting with a group hotel company. San Diego has changed quite a bit. LA is still the same somehow but San Diego is being redeveloped over and over again. New office... Read more »

The vibrant San Diego - Jul 2, 2008, by mohds2
San Diego is very robust and vibrant place to visit, in contrast to other towns of same size. Maybe it’s due to ideal climate, which is experienced by San Diego citizens, who always want an excuse to move into the city and take a... Read more »

 
 

More reviews you might be interested in

Bruges reviews - Belgium
Bruges is Belgiums most well-preserved historic town. It is situated at the Flemish Region. It is well known for it's exceptional architecture...
Bruges, Belgium

Prince George reviews - British Columbia
The location of a city is very important and it can make a big difference in its development. It is obvious that the first settlers had this...
Prince George - like you imagine a Canadian city

 

Tongli reviews - China
Located in Jiangsu province, the Tongli ancient town is surrounded by waters in four sides, which is 80 kilometers east to Shanghai Hongqiao...
Visiting Tongli Ancient Water Town

Berlin reviews - Germany
One fact about Berlin, Germany: the 70% of the city stands of forest. So Berlin is one of the cleanest and most beautiful cities of the world, with...
Useful info about Berlin

 

Hajduszoboszlo reviews - Hungary
It is a really great city, especially for tourism, the whole city is projected, designed to give you a really good impression. You have to visit...
Relax in the pools of Hajduszoboszlo

Pompei reviews - Italy
We went there with the university and spent altogether 8 days listening to reports and regarded some exceptional buildings and findings. The...
My visit at the ancient Pompei

 

Kathmandu reviews - Nepal
Nepal Adventure Point offering the Tiji festival trip in Mustang every year. The Tiji Festival in Mustang's ancient walled capital city of Lo...
Nepal Mustang Tiji Festival Trip 2011

Covasna reviews - Romania
As I pictured in the previous journal, “Story of a summer fun”, the camp in Covasna, in the summer of 2008 was indeed something special...
Return to Covasna

 

Canakkale reviews - Turkey
Private gallipoli Guides provides educational,historical,sightseeing and private tours in troy,Turkey.Tours can be customised to fit your budget...
Tours in Gallipoli

Cottonwood reviews - Utah
Brighton Resort is a place where skier’s dream of plenty of snow can come true, here as in most of Utah’s resorts snow is incredible...
Skiers dream about Brighton Resort, UT

 
 
 
   Welcome to Travelgrove  register tell a friend bookmark it 
 
 
*