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Welcome to San-Francisco


Welcome to San-Francisco - The City of Fog and the Hilly Streets

This beautiful city is located in the west coast of America in the state of California, north from Los-Angeles. San-Francisco is a big city with almost 7000000 of inhabitants in all of city and the land area is 121.4 km². The south of San-Francisco is called Silicon valley which is an area  famous for technological companies. San-Francisco has a lots of different ethnic groups and cultural groups and people have an openmind.
The difference between this city and others in USA is that there are not many building in the centre. San-Francisco is a tourist city, it is famous for a lots of things such as the Golden gates, the island of Alcatraz, the Victorian’s houses, the cables car and the hilly streets. Several “sea lions” live in fisherman's wharf, they strut themselves, they play together, they do their show.


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San Franciscans speak English but this is English US which is different from English UK.

American Dollar.

You can get around in San-Francisco with auto-bus, cable car, underground, trolleybus and tramway. Munipass: 15$ for 1 day , 22$ for 3 day, 28$ for 7 day. Citypass: 70$ for 1 week - This ticket include several free enters for some museum. If you want to visit other cities around San Francisco, you can take the BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit).

-Golden Gate Bridge
-Fisherman's Wharf
-Pier 39
-Alcatraz Island
-Golden gate park
-Cable car
-Lombard street
-Coit tower
-Transamerica pyramid
-Twin peaks
-Union Square
-The most beautiful houses of San Francisco: Almo square
-San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

There are lots of historic bars between Chinatown and North Beach.
You can also go near to the port, where there are lots of restaurants and a good place for strolling during the night.

The best months to visit San Francisco are between May and November. Temperatures are not warm, even during summer, usually it is between 13°C and 22°C.
The nickname of San Franscisco is “ the fog city”.



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