Alcatraz Island, San Francisco
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San Francisco

San Francisco is a big city with a laid back atmosphere and loads of impressive sights to see ranging from huge structures like the Golden Gate Bridge to bits of social history like Alcatraz. Here are our reviews of tourist attractions in San Francisco, all based on personal visits…

 

  • Coit Tower, San Francisco

    Coit Tower, San Francisco

    Coit Tower in San Francisco offers terrific views of the downtown area and bay. It stands on Telegraph Hill, at a height of 210 feet and you can see it around large parts of San Francisco. When you look at it from a distance, you can see that it resembles a fire hose and there’s a very good reason for this.

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  • Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco

    Golden Gate Bridge

    Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco is one of the most recognisable and iconic bridges in the world. It spans the Frisco bay and you have to get close to appreciate just how big it is.

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  • Alcatraz Island, San Francisco

    Alcatraz Island, San Francisco

    This is an island with an infamous history, and much of the former prison here remains intact. The biggest and most recognisable building still standing is the cell block and the audio tour of the building includes the thoughts of former prisoners. On your visit, you’ll see some further buildings too and you’ll also see the remains of others, like the governor’s mansion which burned down in a fire during the American Indian occupation of the island.

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San Francisco Guide Books –  Amazon.co.uk
San Francisco City Guide – From our sister site, Free-City-Guides.com