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Romantic Places Visit San Francisco – when you visit this city famed lyrics above sounds familiar. As The one of top rated tourist destinations , California also known that this Amazing City is also one of the most recognizable. Located on Northern California, nestled on the tip of the San Francisco Bay, Hollywood Connection.
A relatively compact city, the fourth largest in California, San Francisco is only 18 sq km (7 sq mi) in area – making it the second most densely populated American city after New York. However, its largely waterfront location, its rolling hills and its many parks, ensure that it never seems more than a large town.
Whether you are searching for the best in sightseeing, dining, culture, history, sports, outdoor activities or splendid scenery, San Francisco has something to offer everyone.
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There are the largest Chinese community outside China itself that famous with China Town, is entered through the ornate and colourful gates on Bush and Stockton Streets. You will easily found severals kind of tea shop, grocer’s, restaurant, bakery, pharmacy, market and florist that selling live animals and also swarming with people, a sea of activity and a cacophony of exotic sounds and aromas.
Known as ‘Little Italy’ one of destination Romantic Places Visit San Francisco is North Beach just next to China Town , also , once home to the beat poets like Alan Ginsberg and Jack Kerouac who used to drink here and give readings at the City Lights bookstore. Here is Washington Square Park with its gorgeous church and many street fairs, fabulous Italian cuisine and authentic and charming coffee shops, where you can fortify yourself for the walk up to Coit Tower.
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And the nearby place is Fisherman’s Wharf, famous Dungeness Crabs was here, sourdough chowder bowls and hordes of sea lions basking on the docks. From here you can pick up the ferry to Alcatraz, the maximum security prison once home to the toughest criminals in the world, and Angel Island, the other island and national park floating in the San Francisco Bay, as well as to nearby Sausalito and Tiburon, two upmarket waterfront suburbs.
The Embarcadero, a palm-fringed promenade, refurbished Ferry Building that hosted here, home to organic farmers markets, fantastic restaurants, bars and shops in a charming building reminiscent of European railway stations. Stop off any morning to get the best in local fruit , cheese, and bread for a picnic in Golden Gate Park. Often fogged in there lay the fabulous botanical gardens, Golden Gate Park is home to the de Young Museum, many large ponds and lakes, fields of bison and picnic spots.
Another colourful park area is Haight-Ashbury, where the hippies of the 1960s and 1970s practised free love. It is still home to tie-dyed teenagers and organic cafes, so a stroll through ‘the Haight’ is like a step back in time.
Another well known as Romantic Places Visit San Francisco that located at neighbourhood is the Castro, home to the largest percentage of the city’s gay population. The Castro has many lively bistros, cafes, galleries and restaurants among the well kept lovely Victorian homes and well groomed gardens.
In front of the Letterman Digital Arts Center is the Marina Green, a grassy expanse of playing fields, running tracks and pretty beach with the most dramatic views of the landmark red Golden Gate Bridge. While you are here try the scenic Palace of Fine Arts.
Other neighbourhoods of note are the Nob Hill/Russian Hill area, the upmarket playground of many of the wealthiest homeowners. Atop the hill are the luxurious Fairmont, Huntington and Mark Hopkins Hotels as well the impressive Grace Cathedral. The Marina/Cow Hollow is filled with charming boutiques and cafes along Chestnut and Union Streets. Wander up Fillmore Street, up, up, up the hill past the mansions of the rich and famous.
Do not forget your camera! To get a full view of this Romantic Places Visit San Francisco, maybe is to take the scenic ’49 mile drive’, which will lead you through the parks and beaches as well as the various historical and scenic spots of interest. Also a must is a trip on one of the cable cars, the two routes will take you from Fisherman’s Wharf through Russian and Nob Hills – down to Union Square K.
Awe-inspiring scenery, world-class dining, an extensive range of outdoor activities, cultural and historic landmarks, including, of course, the Golden Gate Bridge.
Almost too many films have been made here to mention, but the most famous include Escapes from Alcatraz and The Rock.
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