Archive for the ‘San Francisco’ Category
San Francisco is a cosmopolitan city, famous for its trams and the Golden Gate Bridge. The Bay area offers very prestigious museums, restaurants, shopping and historic sites. For those who prefer outdoor recreation, the Golden Gate National Recreation Area and Santa Cruz beaches are a great destination.
San Francisco is a peninsula of 120 km ², is one of the best in the world closed ports, and four islands: Alcatraz, Angel, Yerba Buena and Treasure. The history of the city is a mixture of Spanish colonialism and American romanticism. The city is built on a series of hills, so that from many streets you can appreciate a beautiful view of the bay.
One of the main attractions of San Francisco is its century-old tram network of 17 km in length, traveling at 15 km / h. and whose history is reflected in the museum San Francisco Cable Car Museum. Another interesting museum is the comic, the Cartoon Art Museum. Read the rest of this entry »