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SoMa, San Francisco

SoMa attracts locals and tourists with its blend of lofty residences and run-down houses, art spaces, furniture showrooms, fashionable nightclubs, and international restaurants. This former industrial district--famous for its historically progressive attitude towards gay rights--started out as a working class neighborhood. In the 1980s and 1990s, it served as a hub for the city’s underground music scene. Today, it abounds with museums and art galleries, major tech firms, and internet companies. Sample dishes from food trucks while enjoying waterfront views of the bay and the bridge. Make sure you visit Martin Luther King’s memorial and the ballpark of the San Francisco Giants. Using our online itinerary creator, San Francisco attractions like SoMa can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • South of market is located south of market Street. There are numerous shopping opportunities, but also many homeless
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  • This is a major part of the City, including some incredible museums, the big convention center, lots of clubs and restaurants, and a new financial district. Oh and don't forget the baseball park. Lots...  more »
  • Really liked the time I spent about SoMa and also on Market as well. Lots of hip shops and also coffee houses and restaurants all over. Any place with a Trader Joe's is great and there is at least one...  more »

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