According to a popular belief, San Francisco happens to be the most “European” styled and cultured cities of the US. However, this is a wrong notion in many regards. San Francisco is a place where there is a general buoyant about the air, you will friendly people here, who smile a lot. Once you enter San Francisco, the mood will enlighten itself for you and you will feel like you belong here. This is why San Francisco tourism is a field advancing by day. This being said, if you are planning to visit this beautiful city, there are several spots that just must be on your list. Following are some of the San Francisco tourist spots not to be missed:
You’ve flown into the city of Sans Francisco from a different time zone, what do you do after a night of sleep? You need to head towards the Fisherman’s Wharf and enjoy some time with the sea lions as wells the dawn – Once that is done, you need to head towards Mama’s, for breakfast at Mama’s is a not to be missed thing once you land in Sans Francisco.
5. The Golden Gate Bridge
It can be easily said that The Golden Gate Bridge is the most famous bridge in the whole world. With its 1.7 miles extension, this bridge has the ability of stunning even the most experienced of the travelers and architects. According to a rough survey, more than 120,000 vehicles drive across this giant bridge on daily basis. It is also considered as among the most photographed sites of the world.
4. North Beach
North Beach is the place you want to be if you are looking for classy sidewalks and cafes, flashy shops and restaurants. The landmark of the place is the mighty Church of Saints Peter and Paul. The not to be missed Coit Tower, standing on the Telegraph Hill also offers a splendid view and inside the tower, there are murals and paintings that will leave you wowed.
3. Cable Cars
What is the best way to travel through and beyond the steep hills of Sans Francisco? Well board the famous cable cars! These famous cable cars offered by the city give you the option of hanging by the side of the car if you want to enjoy the view as well. Been to San Francisco and not on the cable cars? Trip not complete!
2. The Exploratorium
Also known as the “Palace of Fine Arts,” The Exploratorium is another great science museum of the US. Once you are there, don’t forget to go to the tactile dome, which is a dark maze through which you walk around by touching the walls around you. Here, you also get to dissect the eye of a crow and also blow a giant soap bubble.
1. Monterey Bay Aquarium
Situated south of San Francisco is the coastal community titled as Monterey. Once you are here, don’t forget to visit the sea otters, which dive and dip and play about the famous Monterey Bay Aquarium. If you are an animal lover, this is one of the best places to visit in San Francisco for you.