Uploaded on Aug 12, 2010
Take a tour of Top 10 Travel Attractions of San Francisco, California - part of the World's Greatest Attractions series by GeoBeats.
Hi, this is your host, Naomi. I would like to give you a tour of the top 10 attractions of San Francisco.
Number 10: Cable cars. One of San Francisco's icons, cable cars are not only fun to ride, but also an efficient means for getting to various attractions within San Francisco.
Number 9: Fisherman's Wharf, a popular tourist attraction. Fisherman's Wharf many activities, like boat cruises and you may even be able to watch sea lions in action.
Number 8: De Young Museum. Located inside the Golden Gate Park, the museum houses many great works of art. Natural elements were used for its construction.
Number 7: Architectural heritage. A favorite activity for visitors to San Francisco is enjoying the architecture of local houses. These houses can even be found on many city postcards.
Number 6: Palace of Fine Arts. Built in 1915 for the Panama Pacific International Exposition, this remarkable structure is a cherished San Francisco landmark.
Number 5: Golden Gate Park, a great urban park. It's an oasis that offers an escape from the city. The large park has beautiful landscape design with well-maintained gardens.
Number 4: Coit Tower. Gracing the landscape of San Francisco, the art deco tower was constructed to beautify the city. The observation tower at the top offers excellent city views.
Number 3: Alcatraz Island. Located in San Francisco Bay, Alcatraz used to have a prison which housed some of the toughest criminals. You can take a tour of the prison today.
Number 2: Lombard Street, among America's crookedest streets. It's fascinating to drive down the street or watch other cars. Hard to imagine people actually live here.
Number 1: Golden Gate Bridge. No trip to San Francisco is complete without a visit to the Golden Gate Bridge. It truly is a special site that you will remember for a long time.
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