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City tour in San Francisco, California

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added on 22nd of July, 2008

After a long walk from downtown of SF to the North Beach on Fisherman's Wharf, we decided to take a city tour. From the plenty of opportunities we choose the most friendly one: the Mr. Toad's Tour, with an exciting american Vintage touring car (1929 Model). The guide was very nice telling funny stories about the city.

We started by visiting the North Beach which has many attractions:the famous Coit Tower, the "Little Italy" of San Francisco with lot of italian restaurants, the Lombard Street, and views of the Transamerica Building.

After leaving Italy, we went to see a little of China the world largest China Town. Continued with...

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ultimatetravel wrote on May 17, 2009:
The picture in the middle, the buildings there are very well-designed. The structures are quite modern but still in style;) Great job on taking a shot of those buildings.

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San Francisco, CA overviewThe ship sailed by  Don Juan Manuel de Ayala was the first to enter San Francisco Bay in 1775 via the Golden Gate. The area where they landed, just off Angel Island, is now known as Ayala Cove. The following year, 1776, Captain Juan Bautista de Anza came into San Francisco Bay and established the fort Presidio de San Francisco de Asis. In that same year, the La Mision de Nuestro Padre San Francisco de Asis was also built. The church was also called Mission Dolores because of a nearby creek named after Nuestra Señora de los Dolores (Our Lady of Sorrows). Both the Presidio and the Mission still stand today.... Read more »


Recent reviews for San Francisco

What to do in San Francisco - Jun 20, 2010, by MadSuh
We stayed in San Francisco for another half day, we drove down towards Fisherman's Wharf and grabbed breakfast at this really nice little place. I can't remember the name, but the coffee was good and they had some really fresh sandwiches.... Read more »

San Francisco - Feb 3, 2015, by adam
San Francisco generally is considered one of the most charming cities in the US, and I totally agree with that. It's a very popular tourist destination, with same reasons. I've found the city appealing, since it's quite liberal,... Read more »

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