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Gaslamp Quarter, San Diego

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Spanning more than 16 blocks of downtown San Diego, the city's historic center is called Gaslamp Quarter and is on the National Register of Historic Places. Its Victorian-era buildings are now home to shops, sidewalk cafes, restaurants, bars, and more. Wander the streets and explore the many theaters, galleries, and museums that make the area a cultural hub. Be sure to keep an eye out for some of the replicas of the historical gas-powered lamps, the namesake of the district, which have been reinstalled at one intersection. Plan your visit to Gaslamp Quarter and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our San Diego trip app .
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  • The historic Gaslamp Quarter has lots of hotels and places to eat. This historic district offers pubs and bars, burgers, tacos, all sorts of ethnic food from Thai to Cuban to Irish pub grub, as well a...  more »
  • Interesting & clean area with lots of great restaurants. Also a few shops & one I found interesting was The Wine Bank which had a great selection of wines & beautiful bottles of tequila. The area is a...  more »
  • The Gaslamp Quarter is a great choice for a nice weekend. It is convenient to all of San Diego's attractions, although we never left the Quarter. I parked my car on Friday night, and did not get back ...  more »

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