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A travel journal to San Francisco by Jctravel1983

Exploratorium at The Palace of Fine Arts Photo, San Francisco, California More Photos
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Buena Vista Motor Inn Sf

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Hotel | "buena vista motor inn"

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Although not the capital of San Francisco, California, it is for many people called the heart of the state. San Francisco is known for the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, Chinatown, the Painted Ladies Mann and Fisher's Wharf. There is sun and sea and there are plenty of opportunities to relax. The city is a real hippie town and that is all over the buildings, but also to the people themselves. San Francisco is also very popular with the gay scene and there is even a whole 'gay district'. No wonder that such a bustling city is popular with so many people.Buena Vista Motor InnThe Buena Vista Motor Inn located on Lombard Street and providing a reasonable price for a night. The hotel...Read More

Member Rating 3 out of 5 on December 11, 2010

Buena Vista Motor Inn Sf
1599 LOMBARD STREET
San Francisco, California 94123
(415) 923-9600

Holiday Inn Fishermans Wharf

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From the airport by shuttle is about half hour to the hotel. A shuttle is cheaper than a taxi (around the $ 17 while a taxi will cost you $ 40). LocationAddress: 1950 Eight Street, San Francisco. Located in the Civic Center area. Nearby (around the corner from the hotel) are bus lines and a little further is a subway / train station. By bus you get in about 5 minutes to Fisherman's Wharf. The bus goes straight down to downtown San Francisco and up to the artists' district. You can choose to both sides are plenty of attractions. The hotel is parking for the car. But in San Francisco you do not hire car because public transport is perfect. ArrivalYou enter...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on December 11, 2010

Holiday Inn Fishermans Wharf
1300 Columbus Ave.
San Francisco, California 94133
(415) 771-9000

Alcatraz Island/The Rock

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Attraction | "Alcatraz"

Alcatraz Island/The Rock Photo, San Francisco, California
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If you go to San Francisco, then you can hardly not make any visit to Alcatraz. Except a piece of history, Alcatraz is also a very impressive place to visit.The history of AlcatrazAlcatraz Island is located in the San Francisco Bay. In 1775 the island was discovered by the Spaniards. Between 1850 and 1906 the island was used as a military fortress. Then it became a military prison and remained so until 1933. Only then was the island of Alcatraz that we know best: a maximum security prison. This has been in use until 1963. A few famous inmates were Al Capone and Robert Stroud.It was said that none of the island could escape. The monitoring was awful stern and the flo...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on December 11, 2010

Alcatraz Island/The Rock
San Francisco Bay
Golden Gate National Recreation Area, San Francisco 94133
(415) 705-5555

Exploratorium at The Palace of Fine Arts

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Attraction | "The Exploratorium in San Francisco"

Exploratorium at The Palace of Fine Arts Photo, San Francisco, California
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The Exploratorium in San Francisco has more than 500,000 visitors annually and is one of the most visited museums in the city. The museum is housed in the Palace of Fine Arts.Palace of Fine ArtsThe Palace of Fine Arts is a remnant of the Panama-Pacific Exposition of 1915. The building was designed by Bernard Maybeck, who was inspired by Greek and Roman architecture. The Palace of Fine Arts is not demolished after the exhibition and is now regularly used as a wedding location. The Rotunda, the neoclassical domed building is the most striking part of the Palace of Fine Arts. At The Palace of Fine Arts, the Exploratorium located.Visitor InformationThe Explo...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on December 11, 2010

Exploratorium at The Palace of Fine Arts
15/17 Pier
San Francisco 94111
(415) 563-7337

Holiday Inn Civic Center Photo, San Francisco, California
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This hotel is located in the Civic Centre. Near (around the corner from the hotel) are buses and a little further is a metro / train station. With the bus you in about 5 minutes to Fisherman's Wharf. The bus goes straight down to downtown San Francisco and up to the artists' district. You can choose to either side are plenty of attractions. In the hotel there is parking for the car. But in San Francisco, you do not hire car, because public transportation is perfect.You enter the hotel and you are immediately in a large lobby with gleaming floors and a beautiful lobby with black leather arm chairs. It excels at you. There is an elevator in the building and disabled facilities. Four rooms ev...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on October 24, 2012

Holiday Inn Civic Center
50 8th Street
San Francisco, California 94103
(415) 626-6103