Tag: Park

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Golden Gate Park Article

San Francisco Sightseeing, Park, Museum, Recreation, Playground, Garden, Sports

Golden Gate Park is every San Franciscan's beloved backyard. Any weekend finds hundreds of people coming here to play or just to relax and breathe in the heady air. Configured as a rectangle, it is similar in shape but 20% larger than Central Park in New York, to which it is often compared. It is...

Buena Vista Park Article

San Francisco Sightseeing, Park

Buena Vista Park is a park in the Haight-Ashbury and Buena Vista Heights neighborhoods of San Francisco. It is the oldest official park in San Francisco, established in 1867 as Hill Park and renamed Buena Vista in 1894. It is bounded by Haight Street to the north, and by Buena Vista Avenue West...

De Young Museum Article

Culture, Museum, SFMOMA, De Yong, Golden Gate Park

The M. H. de Young Memorial Museum (or simply, the de Young Museum), is a fine arts museum located in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park. It is named after San Francisco newspaperman M. H. de Young. The de Young Museum showcases American art from the 17th through the 21st centuries, international...

Fort Mason Article

Recreation, Park, Sports

Fort Mason, also known as San Francisco Port of Embarkation, US Army, in San Francisco, is a former United States Army post located in the northern Marina District, alongside San Francisco Bay. Fort Mason served as an Army post for more than 100 years, initially as a coastal defence site and...

Presidio Article

San Francisco Landmarks, Recreation, Park, US army

The Presidio of San Francisco (originally, El Presidio Real de San Francisco or Royal Presidio of San Francisco) is a park on the northern tip of the San Francisco Peninsula, within the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. It has been a fortified location since 1776 when the Spanish made it the...

Alta Plaza Park Article

San Francisco Sightseeing, Park, Pacific Heights, Recreation, Playground, Tennis

Alta Plaza is a park in San Francisco and caps the top of the western edge of Pacific Heights. The park is served by several San Francisco Municipal Railway bus lines. Alta Plaza consists of six city blocks at the top of Pacific Heights and overlooks much of San Francisco's Marina and Cow Hollow...

Alamo Square Article

San Francisco Sightseeing, Park, Recreation, Playground, Tennis, Western Addition

Alamo Square is a park and residential neighborhood in San Francisco. It is located in the Western Addition, a part of the city's fifth Supervisorial district, and are served by several Muni bus lines including the 5, 21, 22, and 24. Alamo Square Park consists of four city blocks at the top of a...

California Academy of Sciences Article

Museum, Science, Golden Gate Park, Earthquake, Planetarium

The California Academy of Sciences is among the largest museums of natural history in the world. The academy began in 1853 as a learned society and still carries out a large amount of original research, with exhibits and education becoming significant endeavours of the museum during the twentieth...

Hyde Street Pier Article

San Francisco Sightseeing, Ferry, Fishermans Wharf, Park

The Hyde Street Pier is a historic ferry pier located on the northern waterfront of San Francisco, amidst the tourist zone of Fisherman's Wharf. Prior to the opening of the Golden Gate Bridge and the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, it was the principal automobile ferry terminal connecting San...