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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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  • There is always something to do in the Gaslamp Quarter...food is excellent, cigar bars, cute shops and you can walk everywhere! The people are very friendly and helpful. It’s just a fun place!  more »
  • San Diego has taken the extra efforts to preserve the architectural beauties of times gone by. How easy would it have been to bulldoze the entire lot of these oldies down, build some characterless...  more »

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