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Golden Gate Park

de Young Museum
The de Young, San Francisco’s oldest museum, is housed in a strikingly modern copper-sheathed building designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architects Herzog & de Meuron. The museum building, which opened to the public in 2005, provides San Francisco with a landmark that integrates the museum’s superb art collections, architectural innovation, and the natural landscape in one...
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Temple of Music
The Music Concourse, a landscaped basin between the California Academy of Sciences and the de Young Museum, is a vital civic and cultural space within Golden Gate Park, hosting free concerts on Sundays during the summer and serving as a respite and picnic spot year-round for visitors to nearby cultural facilities. The departure location for all Golden Gate...
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Stow Lake
Surrounding Strawberry Hill is Stow Lake, the park’s largest lake and a serene setting for boating or strolling. Photographic opportunities abound here; one choice site is the Golden Gate Pavilion, an exotic sight among the naturalistic character of the lake. A wide variety of waterfowl can be seen throughout the year, and turtles that sun themselves on...
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Botanical Garden
The San Francisco Botanical Garden at Strybing Arboretum grows and conserves plants from around the world — more than 8,000 varieties in 55 acres of landscaped gardens and open spaces. Stroll through a grove of coast redwoods and a Mediterranean garden, explore cloud forests from meso-America and southeast Asia, and wander gardens of flora from...
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SF Yacht Club
Landlubbers have the opportunity to test their seamanship with power- and sailboats at Spreckels Lake. The park’s second largest lake, with a capacity of 7.81 million gallons, was the 1902 brainchild of the San Francisco Model Yacht Club after its members experienced conflicts with real boats on Stow Lake. The club operates out of the...
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Polo Field Stadium
Soccer players, cyclists and joggers flock to this large expanse, where there’s plenty of room to stretch their legs and get their exercise in. The field area consists of seven soccer pitches, hosting a number of youth and adult soccer league games throughout the year. The cycle track is .67 miles (1 km) long, and...
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Pacific Ocean
San Francisco is renowned for its diverse attractions, and one gem that stands out along its western edge is the beautiful Ocean Beach. With its stunning shoreline, panoramic Pacific Ocean views, and rich history, Ocean Beach is a must-visit destination for travelers seeking a fun and memorable experience. Spanning over 3.5 miles, Ocean Beach is the...
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National AIDS Memorial
The National AIDS Memorial Grove is a living tribute to all whose lives have been touched by AIDS, and a dedicated space where people can gather to heal, hope, and remember. Its purpose is to ensure that those who have suffered from the AIDS epidemic — both those who have died and those who have...
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Murphy Windmill
On the far western edge of Golden Gate Park stand two wooden windmills that were built to pump groundwater for irrigating the park’s lawns and gardens, helping to transform the dunes that once covered the area. The North, or Dutch, Windmill was built in 1902, followed by the South, or Murphy, Windmill,  completed in 1907. Motorized pumps...
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Japanese Tea Garden
Exploring the Tranquil Beauty of the Japanese Tea Garden in Golden Gate Park If you’re seeking a slice of serene paradise in the heart of San Francisco’s bustling Golden Gate Park, look no further than the enchanting Japanese Tea Garden. This exquisite garden offers visitors a chance to immerse themselves in the soothing embrace of...
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Koret Playground
Generations of San Franciscans (and young visitors from around the world!) have fond memories of the children’s playground and carousel in Golden Gate Park’s southeast corner. The playground, called the Sharon Quarters for Children when it opened in 1888, is thought to have been the nation’s first public playground. In that era, the idea of...
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Fly Fish
Tucked away in the park’s western end, just across from the Bison Paddock, are three serene pools and a rustic mountain-style lodge, home to the Golden Gate Angling and Casting Club. Generations of San Franciscans have learned to fly-fish here, and people come from around the world to participate in tournaments and other events. The...
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Dutch Windmill
On the far western edge of Golden Gate Park stand two wooden windmills that were built to pump groundwater for irrigating the park’s lawns and gardens, helping to transform the dunes that once covered the area. The North, or Dutch, Windmill was built in 1902, followed by the South, or Murphy, Windmill,  completed in 1907....
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Conservatory of Flowers
A Victorian confection of wood and glass, the Conservatory of Flowers, which opened in 1879, is the oldest building in Golden Gate Park and one of San Francisco’s most beloved landmarks. It houses some 1,700 species of aquatic and tropical plants, many of them rare, including a 100-year-old giant Imperial philodendron, a world-renowned collection of orchids, giant...
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Academy of Sciences
Life-changing moments. World-changing science. The California Academy of Sciences is an aquarium, planetarium, rainforest, and natural history museum in the heart of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park—and a powerful voice for biodiversity research and exploration, environmental education, and sustainability across the globe. calacademy.org   Info provided by SF Rec and Park Department
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Beach Chalet
This 1925 Spanish Revival-style building at the park’s western end, designed by renowned architect Willis Polk, originally housed a lounge and bathing facilities for Ocean Beach swimmers on the ground floor and a restaurant upstairs. The ground floor’s striking WPA frescoes, mosaics, and wood carvings were added in 1936-37 in a project funded by the...
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Chinatown
Don’t Miss these 5 Must-See San Francisco Attractions San Francisco is known for its iconic landmarks, breathtaking views, and diverse neighborhoods. However, many of the city’s most exciting spots are off-limits to the big sightseeing buses that roam the city. But fear not, there’s still a way to explore these hidden gems. In this article,...
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