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Moraga Street Stairs, San Francisco

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.

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. Running up the risers of 163 steps, the artwork was a joint effort by the community to beautify the neighborhood. Climb to the top for breathtaking views over San Francisco. You can further take the wooden steps into Grand View Park.


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About Moraga Street Stairs

 16th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122, USA

 16thavenuetiledsteps.com

Moraga Street Stairs and Nearby Sights on Map

Grand View Park

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 Botanical Gardens

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)

Stow Lake

This pleasant lake surrounding Strawberry Hill, a scenic island with excellent views and great picnic spots, is an excellent place to relax

Japanese Tea Garden

The oldest public Japanese garden in the country, with beautiful plants, ponds, bridges, and Japanese-style structures including a tea house

Shakespeare Garden

With roses and other flowers mentioned in his plays

De Young Museum

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

California Academy of Sciences

The California Academy of Sciences is an absolutely stunning museum and an excellent place to take your children

Sigmund Stern Grove

Home to many concerts and performances during the summer months which are free to the public, including the Stern Grove Festival

Golden Gate Park

Sprawling over 1017 acres on San Francisco's Pacific coast, the Golden Gate Park is the largest man-made park in the world

Children's Playground

A large and unique kid's play area