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Pier 39

Attractions, Shops, Sport, health & fitness

A bustling tourist trap, all T-shirt shops and traders flogging Celtic art and music boxes, plus street performers, restaurants, a games arcade, a carousel...

Beach Street & the Embarcadero
Major venue

Randall Museum

Attractions, Museums

This small museum offers panoramic views of the city and hands-on fun for pre-teens, including an exhibit where they can create their own earthquake....

199 Museum Street

Rincon Center

Art, Attractions, Museums

The lobby (facing Mission Street) of this art deco post office-cum-residential and office tower has intriguing WPA-style murals. Painted in 1941 by the...

101 Spear Street

San Francisco Art Institute


This hip and prestigious art school offers the full spectrum of fine arts, including painting, film, photography, sculpture and new media. Its student shows...

800 Chestnut Street

San Francisco Main Library


Built in 1996 by the architectural firm Pei Cobb Freed & Partners, San Francisco's public library is beautifully designed, though locals still complain...

100 Larkin Street

San Francisco Zoo

Attractions, Restaurants & cafés

The three-acre African Savanna, new Grizzly Gulch, and the expansive Lemur Forest are highlights of the zoo, where more than 1,000 species of mammals and...

Sloat Boulevard

Society of California Pioneers Seymour Pioneer Museum

Attractions, Museums

Operated by descendants of the state's first settlers, this small museum, a treasure trove for the historically inclined, has occasional intriguing displays...

300 4th Street

St Boniface Catholic Church


St Boniface's Romanesque interior, restored in the 1980s, has some impeccable stencilling and a beautifully gilded apse topped by a four-storey cupola....

133 Golden Gate Avenue

Treasure Island


Flat-as-a-griddle Treasure Island, built on the shoals of neighbouring Yerba Buena Island, is entirely man-made from boulders and sand. Originally...

USS Pampanito

Attractions, Museums

The Pampanito is a World War II, Balao-class Fleet submarine with an impressive record: it made six patrols in the Pacific at the height of the war, sinking...

Pier 45