Neighborhoods of San Francisco
California Travel Directory - Sightseeing
Places to visit at San Fracisco area are the best neighborhoods just to get the feeling of the American way of living
San Francisco has more than 40 neighborhoods, each with its own unique feature. We invite you to walk the streets of San Francisco and experiencing the lively colors. Click the map of the neighborhood for a description of the area.
CASTRO / UPPER MARKET
Castro, Diamond Heights / Twin Peaks, Glen Park, Noe Valley, Upper Market vast panoramas and large Victorian buildings, pride in an area that is the gay capital of the world, and commercial areas where shopping. Visit this neighborhood.
Built near Portsmouth Square, the historic heart of San Francisco, Chinatown is the oldest and one of the largest in the United States.
Hayes Valley, Little Saigon, Polk Street
The City of San Francisco, is surrounded by three districts: a very European boutiques and gift shops-a-kind, a modern Vietnamese restaurants with latest and the last, the oldest.
PIER / FINANCIAL DISTRICT
Embarcadero, Financial District, Jackson Square, Treasure Island Books vestiges of the gold rush mixed with tall buildings and the life of the business district, and an island that connects San Francisco to its neighborhoods across the bay
More than 75 percent of visitors to San Francisco include in your itinerary the Fisherman's Wharf. The market next to the sea and the famous Wharf fishing fleet contribute to an incredible fishing story.
Alamo Square, Cole Valley, Lower Haight, Parnassus Heights
Beautiful Victorian buildings and some of the homes of San Francisco's most original, dominated by one of the largest medical schools in the world.
GOLDEN GATE PARK / SUNSET
Golden Gate Park, Ingleside, Ocean Beach / Zoo, Park Merced, Sunset, West Portal / Forest Hill
A time was part of a vast sandy desert, the Golden Gate Park is famous throughout the world and is home to dozens of attractions. Beautiful ocean views await visitors to the outskirts of the city.
Bayview / Candlestick Point
Bayview, Candlestick Point, Excelsior / Outer Mission, Hunters Point, Candlestick Park, Visitacion Valley
More than 70 kilometers of new light rail connecting this community varied. First industrial area of San Francisco, now home to the largest colony of artists from across the U.S. and a legendary stadium.
Japantown / Fillmore
Fillmore, Japantown, NOPA
Visit Japan without a passport, enjoy a cup of java drink with some jazz music in a place where the Far East meets the "Harlem of the West."
MARINA / PRESIDIO
Cow Hollow / Union Street, Golden Gate Bridge, Laurel Heights, Marina, Pacific Heights, Presidio, Sacramento St., The Richmond
One area where dairy produce, strengths of the Civil War, an urban national park, and celebrity homes surrounded by the famous bridge.
Bernal Heights, Potrero Hill
The district called by the name of Mission Dolores, founded in 1776, is the oldest neighborhood in San Francisco and features some of the most fashionable restaurants.
Of the 40 neighborhoods in the city, Nob Hill has perhaps the best view of San Francisco Bay, especially when viewed from a tram of California Street.
North Beach, rich Italian heritage, with cabarets, jazz clubs, galleries, inns, family-style restaurants and ice cream in less than one square mile.
SOMA / YERBA BUENA
Mission Bay, SOMA, South Beach, Yerba Buena
square kilometers of fine nightclubs, trendy restaurants and the most beautiful baseball field in the nation. It is also the cultural center of the city with 25 museums and galleries.
A commercial area full of designer names, specialty and department stores all: all this in the city center.