San Francisco-the commercial, financial, & cultural center of Northern
California; is one of the beautiful cities of U.S.A. Its surroundings
comprise of rolling hills & the Golden Gate Bridge. Due to this, the
city is often said to be the jewel of Northern California. Located here are
several attractions including beaches, parks, museums, & entertainment
opportunities. Head to the Fairmont San Francisco & the Palace Hotel to
see the glorious past of the area. The Asian Art Museum, San Francisco
Museum of Modern Art, de Young Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, &
Golden Gate Park are perfect attractions to learn about the art &
culture here. While in San Francisco, do not miss to take a ride on the
Cable Cars. The ride covers the scenic routes & major attractions such
as Fisherman's Wharf, Ghirardelli Square, the Ferry Building, Nob Hill,
& Lombard Street. The Golden Gate National Recreation Area should not
be missed by anyone looking to spend time amidst nature. It comprises of
walking trails, campgrounds, picnic areas, beaches, & more.
Things to Do in San Francisco
Legion of Honor
the Legion of Honor is one of the most exquisite museums in San Francisco,
California. It's building has been designed in an impressive Neo-Classical
Beaux-Arts architectural style. The museum holds a fine collection of
European decorative arts, sculptures, & paintings along with
antiquities from the Mediterranean & Near East.
California Academy of Sciences
The California Academy of Sciences is situated inside the Golden Gate Park.
It is an architectural marvel. It has a state-of-the-art "Green" building
with a 2.5-acre Living Roof, covered with native plants and even rolling
hills to match the natural surroundings. The roof also has solar panels to
generate electricity, and the soil acts as natural insulation. The walls
are largely made of glass allowing for natural light. The academy houses
natural history museum, planetarium, aquarium, rainforest, and more.
Palace of Fine Arts
The Palace of Fine Arts has been listed under National Register of Historic
Places. Within San Francisco, it is the last remaining structure from the
1915 Panama Pacific Exposition. This classical looking building is situated
on a lagoon. Its image is reflected on the calm water and geese & ducks
can be seen moving slowing around the palace. At present, several
exhibitions & performances are hosted here from time-to-time.
Best Time to Fly to San Francisco
The best time to visit the city of San Francisco is during September to
November (Fall Season). Though weather of the city remains warm throughout
the year but during Fall it is at its best. Apart from this, Spring too is
a good time to plan a trip to San Francisco. Avoid travelling here during
Summers, since being the peak season the city is generally packed with
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