San Francisco City - for beauty and charm only

San Francisco City is a fascinating residence of romantic bay views, flourishing arts and wonderful natural and architectural scenery. Visit celebrities and world leaders at the Wax Museum, see Alcatraz, the former island of birds, today's maximum-security prison for Mafia criminals. Enjoy the views of the Golden Gate Bridge of a true orange color and visit the Golden Gate Park, which is among the world's greatest urban parks. These are only a few sights, chosen from a vast variety of other beauties, which make San Francisco a hot tourist spot.

San Francisco City is like a yogurt with numerous filings. It is artsy and boisterous with its museums and nightlife, peaceful and serene with its bay and scenery views, famous and unknown. Its numerous districts conceal multiple treasures, its parks, cool with shadows of green foliage, its central areas that boast of world-famous landmarks. Look at some of the "celebrities" of San Francisco City's beauty.

The Fisherman's Wharf is a San Francisco City's fishing fleet that docked on Jefferson Street promenade with incredible views on the bay and numerous ships and boats. Jefferson Street is famous for its wide variety of family entertainment that includes the Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum, the Wax Museum, and the Red & White Fleet that provides bay cruises.

The San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park spreads from the Aquatic Park to the Hyde Street Pier. It is the only floating National Park and has the largest collection of historic ships in the world.

Pier 39 is the second most-visited attraction in California, located two blocks east of the Fisherman's Wharf (over ten point five million visitors enjoy its attractions annually!). Pier 39 is a homeport to the Blue & Gold Fleet and offers two levels of waterfront restaurants and specialty shops, a three hundred and fifty-berth marina, the Aquarium of the Bay, the Venetian Carousel and Turbo Ride (a simulation theatre).

The Golden Gate Bridge, connecting San Francisco City with the Marin County, is a result of huge efforts and advanced technologies. At a cost of thirty five million dollars, the 1.2-mile bridge took more than four years to build. There are several exits, which provide breathtaking views on San Francisco City's skyline. It takes an hour to walk across it.

The Golden Gate Park is one of the greatest parks in the world. The park covers a huge area of 3 miles long and a half mile wide with grassy meadows, wooded bike trails, secluded lakes, open groves and gardens of all kinds. There are the Conservatory of Flowers, The Japanese Tea Garden and the Strybing Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, containing the Garden of Fragrance, the Moon-Viewing Garden and the New World Cloud Forest.

The Coit Tower is also in the list of the most beautiful sights in San Francisco. It is built atop Telegraph Hill and provides outstanding views of the city. Inside the Tower, there is a history museum and murals, displaying the working life in 1930s California. Another feast for the eye is the Cliff House, which sits on a rock, perched over the Pacific Ocean, with a view of Seal Rocks (a loveable place for sunbathing seals).

Among numerous museums, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art occupies a significant position. It is one of the world's most innovative museums of modern and contemporary art, which displays and explores the contemporary art via numerous exhibitions, collections and educational programs. The museum celebrates modern painting and sculpture, architecture, design and photography. The museum's most awesome current exhibit is called the 1906 Earthquake: A Disaster in Pictures features the centennial of the great earthquake in the San Francisco area that occurred on April 18,1906.

 

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