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Established during the days of the Gold Rush, this church does not host an active parish, however it still functions as a national shrine and tribute to St. Francis of Assisi.
Established during the days of the Gold Rush, this church does not host an active parish, however it still functions as a national shrine and tribute to St. Francis of Assisi. It also has a gift shop where you can purchase crosses, frescoes, rosaries, holy cards, as well as many other trinkets.
Displays historical and contemporary African-American arts
An artificial island half-way between San Francisco and Oakland connected to Yerba Buena Island which the Bay Bridge passes through
Angel Island State Park is the largest island in the San Francisco Bay, with hiking trails, biking trails, picnic areas, and fishing and boating waters
Alcatraz Island is known for its infamous federal penitentiary, nicknamed 'The Rock', on the treacherous bay
A great kid friendly option, with lots of interactive exhibits teaching about science, with intriguing displays about the mind, natural systems, sound, sight, and much much more
The Ferry Building is an historic ferry terminal which survived the 1906 earthquake and fire, and had 100,000 people pass through it every day before the bridges were built
Located in front of the Levi Strauss headquarters, this immaculately kept little park is perhaps the perfect spot for a picnic, especially if you're exhausted after climbing over Telegraph Hill! It has a soothing fountain as its centerpiece
Exhibits on the history of transportation in San Francisco, with an emphasis on rail systems