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Top 18 Attractions in San Francisco

Popular San Francisco sights and tourist spots

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    An areal view of the Golden Gate Bridge.
    Man has created many wonders in the world. It takes determination to change the face of the world and create history through revolutionary steps. The Golden Gate Bridge, a suspension bridge built from the San Francisco Peninsula all the way to Marin County, is no exception to this. The second-longest bridge in the United States and the seventh longest in the world, this bridge was completed in 1937 and became the symbol of pride for San Francisco and the United States ...

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    The Alcatraz main building at night.
    Get ready for Alcatraz. Alcatraz is one of San Francisco's main tourist draws and favorite landmarks for all its checkered history and infamy. What attracts people to this bleak island with its sheer cliffs, swift currents, and frigid waters? Well, for one thing, this has been home to some of the world's most notorious criminals ...

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  • In most of the popular cities in the United States, you are sure to find one iconic symbol that the moment you see it, it immediately brings to mind that particular city. San Francisco's cable car system sparks such imagery.

    The San Francisco Cable Car System traces back its history as far back as the late 1800s. Back in those days, the steep slopes of the streets which are common in the city of San Francisco have made it extremely difficult for street cars that were pulled by horses to traverse, especially during the rainy season ...

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