City Lights Bookstore 2.5 rating

  Cultural Attractions

Co-founded by Beat poet Lawrence Ferlenghetti, City Lights was one of the centers of the Beat community in the 1950s. It's iconic and has become synonymous with the literati Beat movement. They have a huge collection of Beat prose and poetry. Why not buy a copy of ''On the Road'' while you're there ? you won't find a better place to get it!

 Hours 
Sun
10:00
23:59
Mon
10:00
23:59
Tue
10:00
23:59
Wed
10:00
23:59
Thu
10:00
23:59
Fri
10:00
23:59
Sat
10:00
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About City Lights Bookstore

 261 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, CA, United States

 Nearest Transit: Embarcadero

 +1 415-362-8193

 http://www.citylights.com

City Lights Bookstore and Nearby Attractions on Map

Nearby Attractions km / mile
Union Square San Francisco

Union Square San Francisco(1.1 km)
Union Square is a commercial and cultural hub in downtown San Francisco, named after the pro-Union rallies held here during the Civil War.

Alcazar Theater

Alcazar Theater(1.4 km)
Built in 1911 in honor of the Shriners (Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine); this Byzantine-style Islamic temple (now a 500 seat theater showing Broadway and off-Broadway shows), is now a historical city landmark.

San Francisco City Hall

San Francisco City Hall(2.3 km)
Designed by Arthur Brown Jr.

San Francisco Symphony

San Francisco Symphony(2.5 km)
San Francisco has an excellent symphony orchestra, with Michael Tilson Thomas (MTT) as the principal conductor.

United Nations Plaza

United Nations Plaza(2.1 km)
The UN Charter was signed in the Civic Center in 1945, and this plaza was constructed in honor of its ideology and is ironically over the site of the original San Francisco City Cemetery.

Herbst Theater

Herbst Theater(2.3 km)
Herbst Theater, next to the Opera house in the similarly-styled War Memorial Veteran's building is host to a wide variety of activities.

San Francisco Ballet

San Francisco Ballet(2.5 km)
The repertory season begins in January and continues through May.

San Francisco Opera

San Francisco Opera(2.4 km)
There are Fall, Spring, and Summer seasons.

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