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Alamo Square, San Francisco

#72 of 684 in Things to do in San Francisco
Landmark · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
A neighborhood marked by some of the city's most distinctive architecture, Alamo Square is the home of the Painted Ladies, a row of Victorian houses with ornate facades and vibrant colors. Get a view of the neighborhood from Alamo Square Park, the neighborhood's namesake, at the top of the hill north of Hayes Street. On the perimeter of the park, you can view mansions where European consuls and American millionaires once lived, including the home of confectioner William Westerfeld. The park's views of the Golden Gate Bridge and its lawns and walkways attract visitors and residents for jogging, sports, and events. Using our international travel planner, San Francisco attractions like Alamo Square can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Beautiful place. Historical place. When you come here you feel some kind of relaxation. Every house has its own view and i would say soul. Different colors and interesting decisions create atmosphere....  more »
  • Nice park in San Francisco that you must visit if you are a fan of Full House. Great view on typical San Francisco houses with huge park to wander around.  more »

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