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Worth visiting because of the stupendous views it offers over downtown San Francisco, Golden Gate Park, the Pacific Ocean, Marin headlands, and across to the Sutro Tower..
Worth visiting because of the stupendous views it offers over downtown San Francisco, Golden Gate Park, the Pacific Ocean, Marin headlands, and across to the Sutro Tower.
San Francisco, CA, United States
The Moraga Street Stairs, formally the 16th Avenue Tiled Steps Project, comprise a colorful mosaic added during a 2005 renovation of the stairs, inspired by the Santa Teresa Steps in Rio de Janeiro
One of the largest botanical gardens on the west coast, the Botanical Gardens cover 55 acres with thousands of varieties of plants from around the world and multiple specialized gardens and miles of trails (seriously, the place is huge)
The oldest public Japanese garden in the country, with beautiful plants, ponds, bridges, and Japanese-style structures including a tea house
With roses and other flowers mentioned in his plays
A modern and ethnic art focused museum, with three levels of fascinating exhibits with contemporary and historical pieces from America as well as art of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas in a uniquely-designed building with courtyards and sculpture gardens
This pleasant lake surrounding Strawberry Hill, a scenic island with excellent views and great picnic spots, is an excellent place to relax
The California Academy of Sciences is an absolutely stunning museum and an excellent place to take your children
Home to many concerts and performances during the summer months which are free to the public, including the Stern Grove Festival
A large and unique kid's play area
The small parking area at the northern tip of Twin Peaks Boulevard (875' above sea level) is near the physical center of the city, and one of its highest points, providing spectacular views in all directions