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adam's pictureby adam review
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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1. Dec 1, 2013 San Francisco (San Francisco)
2. Dec 6, 2013 Napa Valley (Napa)
3. Dec 10, 2013 Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara)
4. Dec 12, 2013 Los Angeles (Los Angeles)

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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 »

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 »

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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