Alamo Square

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Alamo Square is a hill top park with walking trails and a playground for kids. It offers a good view of downtown San Francisco.

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About Alamo Square

 Alamo Square, San Francisco, CA, USA

 Nearest Transit: 16th St. Mission

Alamo Square and Nearby Attractions on Map

Nearby Attractions km / mile
Alcazar Theater

Alcazar Theater(2.1 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(1.4 km)
Designed by Arthur Brown Jr.

San Francisco Symphony

San Francisco Symphony(1.3 km)
San Francisco has an excellent symphony orchestra, with Michael Tilson Thomas (MTT) as the principal conductor.

United Nations Plaza

United Nations Plaza(1.9 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(1.3 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(1.1 km)
The repertory season begins in January and continues through May.

San Francisco Opera

San Francisco Opera(1.2 km)
There are Fall, Spring, and Summer seasons.

Black and White Ball

Black and White Ball(1.4 km)
If you have the budget, why not 'hob-nob' at San Francisco's classiest party? Taking up four entire blocks of the Civic Center, this ball attracts a well-heeled crowd, as well as those who are just splurging.

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