Areas of San Francisco - the name, description, photos of the San Francisco area, where tourists stay

Areas of San Francisco

Areas of San Francisco

San Francisco is divided into 40 regions, includingwhere tourists are most interesting areas that bear the following names: Richmond, Sunset, Treasure Island, Castro, Union Square, Haight-Ashbury, Fisherman's Wharf, Civic Centre, and others.

Description and main attractions neighborhoods in San Francisco

  • Civic Center: Worth seeing the building of the Supreme Court of California (in the facade decoration used terracotta and granite, inside the hall you can see a fresco depicting the Californian landscape) and look at the Asian Art Museum (there are stored 17,000 pieces of art and artifacts from Asian countries). Due to the central location of the area, then you can attend the various ceremonies and parades (celebration of St. Patrick's Day Parade of Love).
  • South-of-Market: famous Museum of Modern Art (visit to the museum at no cost to those who decide to look here on the first Tuesday of the month; it will appreciate the fans work Kahlo, Mattis, Klee, and yet there is a Caffe Museo, Rooftop Coffee Bar and a sculpture garden, ideal for walks) , Contemporary Jewish museum (in addition to the inspection of the museum exhibits visitors the chance to visit here occasionally passing performances such as ballet performances), the museum of cartoon art.
  • Mission: here you can not only admire and to photograph colorful painted houses and buildings, visit art studios and exhibition grounds, and relaxing in the park - Dolores Park (has conditional division into hipster, "family" and the gay area; there is a possibility get a picnic on one of the lawns and actively spend time on the football field, basketball court and one of the 9 tennis courts). In addition, the Mission is to visit in May, when there guests engage in activities in honor of the large carnival (March you can visit the street fair, and in April - at a parade in honor of Cesar Chavez).
  • Fisherman's Wharf: significant places - mechanics museum (interesting collection of slot machines of the 20th century, where guests can play them), Maritime National Historical San Francisco Park (at Pier tourists will be invited to climb aboard historic ships, explore the cabins and the captain's cabin and learn about the lives of seafarers from the story of the guide, at the Centre for visitors - see the remains of vessels shipwrecked in the Museum - to know how to construct ships, sailing ships and modern ships, and in the Scientific library - examine the archival records of shipowners, drawings of construction of ships and 5000 cards), Museum wax (has 270 figures of famous personalities), Pier 39 (a hundred shops, a water park, virtual 3D-rides, a restaurant on the water).

Where to stay tourists

Shops, art galleries and luxury hotelstravelers can find on Union Square, but it should be noted that the "neighbors" of the charms of life are not unsightly neighborhoods with the best hotels. Planning a break at the mid-market? Take their searches in the area of ​​Fisherman Wharf waterfront. Would you like to stay in an area surrounded by greenery? Your choice should fall on hotels in the Richmond area.

Photos of the San Francisco area

  • Areas of San Francisco
  • Areas of San Francisco
  • Areas of San Francisco

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