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San Francisco, California Landmarks

The landmarks listed below are located in the city of San Francisco, California.

AIDS  National Memorial Grove

AIDS National Memorial Grove

San Francisco, California
The AIDS Memorial Grove is dedicated to individuals who have died as a result of acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). Owned and administered by the City of San Francisco, it is an affiliated area of the National Park Service.

Alcatraz Island

Alcatraz Island

San Francisco, California
Often referred to as "The Rock" or simply Alcatraz, the island has been the location of a lighthouse, a fort, a military and federal prison and an American Indian protest. It has become a popular tourist attraction.

De Young Museum

De Young Museum

San Francisco, County, California 94118
The M. H. de Young Memorial Museum is a fine arts museum located in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park. The de Young is named for early San Francisco newspaperman M. H. de Young.

Fisherman's Wharf

Fisherman's Wharf

San Francisco, California 94133
Fisherman's Wharf is a neighborhood and popular tourist attraction in San Francisco, California. It roughly encompasses the northern waterfront area of San Francisco from Ghirardelli Square or Van Ness Avenue east to Pier 35 or Kearny Street.

Golden Gate Bridge

Golden Gate Bridge

San Francisco, County, California
The Golden Gate Bridge is a suspension bridge spanning the Golden Gate, the opening into the San Francisco Bay from the Pacific Ocean.

San Francisco Cable Car Museum

San Francisco Cable Car Museum

San Francisco, California
The Cable Car Museum is a free museum in the Nob Hill neighborhood of San Francisco, California. It contains historical and explanatory exhibits on the San Francisco cable car system, which can itself be regarded as a working museum.

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

San Francisco, California 94103
The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art is a modern art museum located in San Francisco. A nonprofit organization, SFMOMA holds an internationally recognized collection of modern and contemporary art.

The Painted Ladies

The Painted Ladies

San Francisco, California
About 48,000 houses in the Victorian and Edwardian styles were built in San Francisco between 1849 and 1915 (with the change from Victorian to Edwardian occurring on the death of Queen Victoria in 1901), and many were painted in bright colors.

The Palace Of Fine Arts

The Palace Of Fine Arts

San Francisco, California
The Palace of Fine Arts in the Marina District of San Francisco, California is a monumental structure originally constructed for the 1915 Panama-Pacific Exposition in order to exhibit works of art.

Union Square

Union Square

San Francisco, California
Union Square is a 2.6-acre public plaza bordered by Geary, Powell, Post and Stockton Streets in downtown San Francisco, California. "Union Square" also refers to the central shopping, hotel, and theater district that surrounds the plaza for several blocks

Top 10 Most Popular San Francisco Landmarks

  1. Golden Gate Bridge
  2. Alcatraz Island
  3. AIDS National Memorial Grove
  4. Fisherman's Wharf
  5. The Painted Ladies
  6. San Francisco Cable Car Museum
  7. Union Square
  8. The Palace Of Fine Arts
  9. San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
  10. De Young Museum

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