Best sights in San Francisco

Check out the top sights in San Francisco, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Golden Gate Park
1. Golden Gate Park
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851 local reviews
Golden Gate Park, San Francisco
+1 415-831-2700
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Vi
The Golden Gate Park is one of San Francisco's iconic gems. It's been noted by New Yorkers to be more…
Mimi And Mosh
This large, beautiful urban park has an abundance of things to see, from buffalo in the paddock to hippie hill…
Jonathan & Jeannette
Golden Gate Park - full of amazing sights, Japanese Tea Garden, De Young Museum, Academy of Science,…
1. Golden Gate Park
1. Golden Gate Park
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851 local reviews
Golden Gate Park, San Francisco
+1 415-831-2700
Vi
Vi
The Golden Gate Park is one of San Francisco's iconic gems. It's been noted by New Yorkers to be more expansive than the Central Park in…
Mimi And Mosh
Mimi And Mosh
This large, beautiful urban park has an abundance of things to see, from buffalo in the paddock to hippie hill to the Japanese Tea Garden to…
Jonathan & Jeannette
Jonathan & Jeannette
Golden Gate Park - full of amazing sights, Japanese Tea Garden, De Young Museum, Academy of Science, Conservatory of Flowers and so much…
2. Palace of Fine Arts Theatre
2. Palace of Fine Arts Theatre
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217 local reviews
3301 Lyon St, San Francisco
+1 415-563-6504
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Linda
Beautiful architecture and history surrounds this iconic building. We always walk past this sight on our way…
Carolyn
The Palace of Fine Arts is a lovely sight to see. The architecture isn't the only draw. The lagoon is…
Teryn
World famous SF sight. Last building standing from the 1915 Pan American Exposition. You'll see weddings,…
2. Palace of Fine Arts Theatre
2. Palace of Fine Arts Theatre
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217 local reviews
3301 Lyon St, San Francisco
+1 415-563-6504
Linda
Linda
Beautiful architecture and history surrounds this iconic building. We always walk past this sight on our way to the Golden Gate Bridge. …
Carolyn
Carolyn
The Palace of Fine Arts is a lovely sight to see. The architecture isn't the only draw. The lagoon is inhabited by Swans, Ducks n' Turtles…
Teryn
Teryn
World famous SF sight. Last building standing from the 1915 Pan American Exposition. You'll see weddings, proposals and be lulled by the…
3. Fisherman's Wharf
3. Fisherman's Wharf
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343 local reviews
Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco
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Nadya
Get up early and greet the sunrise and brisk bay air with a hearty walk on the piers and along Jefferson…
Dillon
Get up early and greet the sunrise and brisk bay air with a hearty walk on the piers and along Jefferson…
Ming
A must see sight in San Francisco. You can take the BART from Hayward station and stop on Embarcadero (about…
3. Fisherman's Wharf
3. Fisherman's Wharf
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343 local reviews
Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco
Nadya
Nadya
Get up early and greet the sunrise and brisk bay air with a hearty walk on the piers and along Jefferson Street, making sure to take a turn…
Dillon
Dillon
Get up early and greet the sunrise and brisk bay air with a hearty walk on the piers and along Jefferson Street, making sure to take a turn…
Ming
Ming
A must see sight in San Francisco. You can take the BART from Hayward station and stop on Embarcadero (about 30 minutes). Walking along the…
4. Union Square
4. Union Square
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464 local reviews
Union Square, San Francisco
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Steve
Union Square is a must visit sight seeing point in San Francisco! Especially Christmas, there's a huge X.mas…
Edurne
Take the J line from Judah and 48th to go downtown and see the sights in and around Union Square. This is…
Jana And Peter
Great place for sight seeing, shopping and eating.
4. Union Square
4. Union Square
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464 local reviews
Union Square, San Francisco
Steve
Steve
Union Square is a must visit sight seeing point in San Francisco! Especially Christmas, there's a huge X.mas tree and ice-skating set-up for…
Edurne
Edurne
Take the J line from Judah and 48th to go downtown and see the sights in and around Union Square. This is where you get the cable car and…
Jana And Peter
Jana And Peter
Great place for sight seeing, shopping and eating.
5. Ferry Bldg Marketplace
5. Ferry Bldg Marketplace
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513 local reviews
1 Ferry Building, San Francisco
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 415 983-8030
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Trevor
This has a ton of great shops and coffee and is right on the Embarcadero, a great place to sight see and walk…
Chris
Iconic ferry building with great food and sights. Catch ferry's from here to Sausalito, Tiburon, and the east…
Woody
Get tasty treats, take a ferry to some local stuff, sight see and more.
5. Ferry Bldg Marketplace
5. Ferry Bldg Marketplace
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513 local reviews
1 Ferry Building, San Francisco
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 415 983-8030
Trevor
Trevor
This has a ton of great shops and coffee and is right on the Embarcadero, a great place to sight see and walk along the piers.
Chris
Chris
Iconic ferry building with great food and sights. Catch ferry's from here to Sausalito, Tiburon, and the east bay.
Woody
Woody
Get tasty treats, take a ferry to some local stuff, sight see and more.
6. Matching Half
6. Matching Half
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65 local reviews
1799 McAllister St, San Francisco
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+1 415-674-8699
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Christina & Justin
My local coffee spot, it's a bit of a walk but they serve Sight Glass coffee and I love the corner spot.
Jen
Fantastic sight glass coffee, super casual coffee shop with great food
D
Right across the street, great coffee from Sight Glass.
6. Matching Half
6. Matching Half
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65 local reviews
1799 McAllister St, San Francisco
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+1 415-674-8699
Christina & Justin
Christina & Justin
My local coffee spot, it's a bit of a walk but they serve Sight Glass coffee and I love the corner spot.
Jen
Jen
Fantastic sight glass coffee, super casual coffee shop with great food
D
D
Right across the street, great coffee from Sight Glass.
7. Twin Peaks
7. Twin Peaks
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341 local reviews
Twin Peaks, San Francisco
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Vicky
Best view of San Francisco atop one of 7 hills. Be in awe as the fog make it’s way into the city! Quite a…
Bob & Kyle
Stunning views of the city, ocean, and bay. Lock your car, leave no valuables in sight.
Kimberly
GREAT for hiking and sight seeking. Very windy! Free!
7. Twin Peaks
7. Twin Peaks
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341 local reviews
Twin Peaks, San Francisco
Vicky
Vicky
Best view of San Francisco atop one of 7 hills. Be in awe as the fog make it’s way into the city! Quite a sight to see from the top of the…
Bob & Kyle
Bob & Kyle
Stunning views of the city, ocean, and bay. Lock your car, leave no valuables in sight.
Kimberly
Kimberly
GREAT for hiking and sight seeking. Very windy! Free!
8. Cliff House
8. Cliff House
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212 local reviews
1090 Point Lobos Ave, San Francisco
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 415-386-3330
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Marietta
Sutro Bath Ruins sight seeing and hiking trails Cliff house Restaurant great food with stunning view of the…
Stephanie
HIstoric sight of the Sutro Baths.
Andy
Sight seeing and restaurant.
8. Cliff House
8. Cliff House
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212 local reviews
1090 Point Lobos Ave, San Francisco
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 415-386-3330
Marietta
Marietta
Sutro Bath Ruins sight seeing and hiking trails Cliff house Restaurant great food with stunning view of the ocean and sunset
Stephanie
Stephanie
HIstoric sight of the Sutro Baths.
Andy
Andy
Sight seeing and restaurant.
9. Ocean Beach
9. Ocean Beach
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260 local reviews
Ocean Beach, San Francisco
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Caite
The glory of Ocean Beach is a mere four blocks west, and they call this neighborhood the Sunset for good…
Jeff
Enjoy the sandy beach and sun, take a walk along the edge of the Pacific Ocean, with great sights and places…
Jenny
So close to home and a beautiful place to stroll, jog, sight see, sun and fun!
9. Ocean Beach
9. Ocean Beach
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260 local reviews
Ocean Beach, San Francisco
Caite
Caite
The glory of Ocean Beach is a mere four blocks west, and they call this neighborhood the Sunset for good reason. It’s a wonderful place to…
Jeff
Jeff
Enjoy the sandy beach and sun, take a walk along the edge of the Pacific Ocean, with great sights and places to explore.
Jenny
Jenny
So close to home and a beautiful place to stroll, jog, sight see, sun and fun!
10. Haight-Ashbury
10. Haight-Ashbury
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208 local reviews
Haight-Ashbury, San Francisco
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Giselle
Historic Haight-Ashbury district. Lots to explore. Great for walking and taking in the sights.
Rita & Nathan
Walk down famous Haight St. It's a great mix of shops, restaurants and sights.
Lara & Audrey
A San Francisco staple of sight seeing
10. Haight-Ashbury
10. Haight-Ashbury
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208 local reviews
Haight-Ashbury, San Francisco
Giselle
Giselle
Historic Haight-Ashbury district. Lots to explore. Great for walking and taking in the sights.
Rita & Nathan
Rita & Nathan
Walk down famous Haight St. It's a great mix of shops, restaurants and sights.
Lara & Audrey
Lara & Audrey
A San Francisco staple of sight seeing
11. Corona Heights Park
11. Corona Heights Park
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106 local reviews
Corona Heights Park, San Francisco
Closed · Opens 5:00 AM
+1 415-831-2700
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Michael & Lesley
A sight not to be missed! If you walk up the short rocky trail you are treated to a beautiful 270 degree view…
Brian
My favorite small park, a small hike to the top give you the most incredible sights of the city.
11. Corona Heights Park
11. Corona Heights Park
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106 local reviews
Corona Heights Park, San Francisco
Closed · Opens 5:00 AM
+1 415-831-2700
Michael & Lesley
Michael & Lesley
A sight not to be missed! If you walk up the short rocky trail you are treated to a beautiful 270 degree view of the bay. We enjoy the 20…
Brian
Brian
My favorite small park, a small hike to the top give you the most incredible sights of the city.
12. Edible Excursions
12. Edible Excursions
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3 local reviews
71 Cuvier Street, San Francisco
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+1 415-806-5970
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Stephanie
Interesting tours with a combination of history, local sights, and great food. A great way to orient yourself…
12. Edible Excursions
12. Edible Excursions
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3 local reviews
71 Cuvier Street, San Francisco
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+1 415-806-5970
Stephanie
Stephanie
Interesting tours with a combination of history, local sights, and great food. A great way to orient yourself and get some tips for local…