San Francisco

The centerpiece of the Bay Area, San Francisco is one of the most visited cities in the world, and with good reason. The cultural center of northern , San Francisco is renowned for its mixture of scenic beauty and unique culture that makes it one of the most vibrant and desirable cities in the nation, if not the world.

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With some of the most beautiful scenery and intact natural environments in the city, the area is the spectacular northern tip of the peninsula.

in combines two adjoining neighbors, both of which are among the city's most popular immigrant neighborhoods.

As the name implies, the Civic Center is the primary center of government within , housing many important civic institutions.

's most popular destination among travelers, is the tourist center of the city.


Lush Golden Gate Park, foggy Sunset, hilly Richmond, and the steep cliffs of Lands End make up of western .

is an area of Downtown , made up of two neighborhoods: the bustling shopping and theater district surrounding Union Square, and the central business district where Market Street meets the bay.

, short for South of Market, is San Francisco's urban renewal district and an extension…

The District is a district of noted for its ethnic diversity, in particular the neighborhood's large Hispanic community.

The is a district of running along Street and the famous center of San Francisco's hippie community, with a multitude of eclectic stores, coffee shops, and art that reflects this fact.

A mostly residential area of , stretches west from downtown's area to Arguello Boulevard north of the Panhandle parkway.

Atop the hills overlooking the bay and bustling downtown are two adjacent neighborhoods famed for their wealth, panoramic views, and the historic cable cars which still climb the steep streets of the area.

Southwestern is made up of several hilly neighborhoods that include some of the city's highest peaks, beautiful parkland, and tranquil neighborhoods tucked in the hillsides, where you'll find spectacular views and quiet parks.

The colorful Castro is the famous gay center of , a vibrant and historic neighborhood full of businesses geared towards the city's LGBT community.

is made up of several mostly residential neighborhoods of

, just south of the of , is a cute, eclectic neighborhood that was once very working class, but is becoming quickly gentrified.

Landmarks in the Area

The Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. is an non-profit and charitable organization headquartered in , .

Twitter is an American microblogging and social networking service on which users post and interact with messages known as "tweets".

The Transamerica Pyramid at 600 Montgomery Street between Clay and Washington Streets in the…

The University of California, San Francisco is a public research university in , .

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art is a modern art museum located in , .

Localities in the Area

The Mission District, also commonly called "The Mission", is a neighborhood in

The Tenderloin is a neighborhood in downtown , in the flatlands on the southern slope of , situated between the shopping district to the northeast and the office district to the southwest.

Noe Valley is a neighborhood in the central part of San Francisco, California.

The Western Addition is a neighborhood in , , .

The Marina District is a neighborhood located in , .

San Francisco

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