Who has not heard about the famous ‘Golden Gate’, the Alcatraz prison or its food?
Here are 10 places recommended by the San Francisco Convention & Visitors Bureau:
1. Golden Gate Bridge, considered the most photographed in the world. If you decide to pass on foot, there is a footpath, and for the most experienced, bicycle hire.
2. Tour the ‘Cable Car’ or trams. Used since the 19th century, they are inexpensive and provide a fantastic view of the city, while walking down the steep streets of the city.
3. Alcatraz Prison. Located on the island of the same name, in the heart of San Francisco Bay, it is reached by ferry. They offer tours and stories of the most famous U.S. prisoners who were imprisoned there.
4. Tour Fisherman’s Wharf. Port 39 is a lively market in front of the waterfront with restaurants, shops and attractions. From there you can walk to the Wax Museum, or Ripley’s Believe It or Not. Do not miss the famous shrimp cocktail or crab they sell there.
5. Union Square. A pure designer! If you want to go shopping in this place will find everything from exclusive boutiques to shops with the latest fashions.
6. North Beach. If you are looking for romantic and European side of the city can be found in this district with an Italian air, full of cafes, restaurants and shops.
7. Visit ‘Chinatown’. As soon pass the entrance known as ‘Dragon Gate’, will be 24 blocks of shops, supermarkets, churches and museums that will make you think you are in China. There is Grant Avenue, the oldest in San Francisco.
8. The food is a tourist experience. You decide on where to eat and your wishes will be pleased. The city is known as a paradise for fans of haute cuisine, who find any international food dish in many restaurants.
9. Cultural experiences. The Symphony, opera and ballet company with great international recognition, but there are many museums, like The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art ‘and’ The Asian Art Museum. “
10. Find the taste night. In the districts of ‘South of Market’ and ‘Mission’ will find everything from Latin bands to jazz and ‘oldies’ in any season.