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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 History

San Francisco, CA overviewBy 1595, Sebastian Rodriguez Cermeno on board the galleon San Agustin was shipwrecked near Point Reyes. He claimed the lands for Spain calling it Puerto de San Francisco, presumably named after Saint Francis of Assisi. Nevertheless, it won’t be for another 175 years before the Spaniards actually colonize San Francisco. Eight years later, Spanish explorer Sebastian Vizcaino was tasked to map out the Californian coastline in 1603. Vizcaino however missed San Francisco altogether most likely because the bay area is almost always under heavy fog.The Golden Gate The aggressive Spanish colonial expansion during the 18th century finally reached... Read more »

 
 
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Recent reviews for San Francisco

Don't miss it while in San Fransisco - Jul 15, 2008, by mohds2
One of the greatest attractions as regards the San Francisco is you can go to the museum in the morning as well as on the hill during daytime. Artistic things can have with stimulating outdoor tricks. San Francisco is famous for its... 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 »

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 »

Short visit in San Francisco - Jun 20, 2010, by MadSuh
We drove up to San Francisco, which is usually a really boring drive. Driving up the 5 is just terribly slow and the landscape never changes, yikes. We did stop the first time while still on the 101 to pump some gas, and I don't know how,... Read more »

 
 

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