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Lombard Street »

You've seen its wonky ways in numerous photos and postcards of San Francisco, and there's no doubt the decidedly quirky and picturesque thoroughfare of Lombard Street is a popular destination for visitors. Located in the San Francisco residential neighbourhood of Russian Hill, a meander down this famous street is a... more »

Telegraph Hill »

Rising to a height of 87m, Telegraph Hill is one of San Francisco's most picturesque neighbourhoods and one of the most arduous to climb. The locality boasts beautiful homes, lush gardens and amazing panoramic views over the city and bay areas. The iconic Coit Tower sits atop the steep hill... more »

Union Square »

Union Square is San Francisco's shopping, dining and entertainment mecca. Bordered by Geary, Powell, Post and Stockton Streets in downtown San Fran, the Union Square area boasts international labels, department stores, art galleries, fine dining and luxury hotels as well as being the city's main theatre district. Named for the... more »

Alcatraz Island »

The infamous penitentiary of Alcatraz Island, a.k.a. 'the Rock', was home to nefarious criminals, desperate escape plots and even more outrageous tales. Named Isla de los Alcatraces (Island of the Pelicans) in 1775, the island is located just 15 minutes' from San Francisco. Best known as a federal prison, Alcatraz... more »

Fisherman's Wharf »

What was once the hub of San Francisco's fishing fleet is now the city's most popular tourist destination which attracts over 12 million visitors annually. Fisherman's Wharf is still the place to get your fill of fresh seafood but the waterfront area is now also home to themed museums, souvenir... more »

Golden Gate Bridge »

The iconic Golden Gate Bridge is synonymous with San Francisco. Celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2012, the bridge receives over 10 million visitors a year and carries 112,000 vehicles daily. There's plenty of ways to spy the bridge around the city or traverse the span that connects San Francisco with... more »