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San Francisco, California

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added on 3rd of February, 2015

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, prosperous, multiculturally diverse with picturesque views and streets.

As I mentioned earlier, the city is affluent and cosmopolitan, and my first impression about it was entertaining, I've seen all kinds of people, lots of shops, amazing skyscrapers, the famous cable cars, the cities trademark, pleasant climate, and great atmosphere. Let it be day or night,the city itself is always crowded, no matter if you're in a bar, restaurant, a historic place, chinatown,and even the streets in general.

The city has loads of amazing and renowned restaurants, clubs, and pubs and I strongly recommend San Francisco for those who are passionate party or cuisine lovers. Nightlife is vigorous in San Francisco, and I highly suggest that you should experience it if you're visiting the city.

The Golden Gate Bridge, The California street, Chinatown, the Embarcadero, Pier 39 the Haight Ashbury hippie district, the Union Square, the Alcatraz and basically the whole city center are spectacular in every way, and the people are very cordial.

Although the city in general is considered expensive, it is affordable for almost every budget, nevertheless, it is exceptionally beautiful and a worthy destination, San Francisco is a must see at least for once in a lifetime.


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San Francisco, CA overviewTracing the history of San Francisco entails going back more than 400 years. However, before that time the land was inhabited by the Ohlone people.The race between England and Spain It was the explorations of Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo during the middle 1500’s that would establish the interests of the Spaniards in the Californian region. However, in 1579, English privateer Sir Francis Drake landed off the present-day Point Reyes and unceremoniously claimed the land for Queen Victoria naming it Nova Albion. The area is now known as Drake’s Bay, however, Francis Drake’s “discovery” failed to amount to anything favorable for England.... Read more »


Recent reviews for San Francisco

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 »

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 »

City tour in San Francisco - Jul 22, 2008, by stef
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... Read more »

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 »


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