San Francisco, United States

Golden Gate Park and The Presidio

Golden Gate Park and The Presidio

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15 tour stops


The Castro

Starts at the Twin Peaks Tavern at Castro & Market

14 min

Janis Joplen's House

At the height of her career, she was known as "The Queen of Psychedelic Soul"

5 min

The Corner of Haight & Ashbury

Is often regarded as the axis mundi in the hippie subculture

13 min

Haight-Ashbury Free Clinic

Was the free clinic open for thousands without medical care

5 min

The Golden Gate Park

Built in 1865 by the City of San Francisco to become recognized worldwide

6 min

The Conservatory of Flowers

The very first structure ever built in Golden Gate Park

5 min

San Francisco Botanical Garden

A gift to the park in 1926 by Helene Strybing

4 min

Stow Lake

Was also created for the 1894 Midwinter Fair

5 min

Japanese Tea Garden

Part of the Midwinter Fair's Japanese Village

4 min

Midwinter Fair

The international exposition opened in 1894

3 min

De Young Museum

The eccentric story behind the de Young Museum

3 min

The Presidio

The Presidio has been a military base of operations for over 200 years

11 min

The Buffalo Soldiers and Black Jack Pershing

In the civil war, 180,000 African-Americans served the country

5 min

The Crissy Field

One of eight "air coast defense stations" built in 1918 around the country

8 min

The Golden Gate Bridge

The famous suspension bridge, declared one of the Wonders of the Modern World

18 min


The year was 1865 and the city of San Francisco, tired of being considered a backwater town, was eager to take its place among America's preeminent cities. As was the style of the day, they chose to do so by building a grand city park.

This is a walking tour in and around this beautiful park and it's neighborhoods.

Itinerary 15 km / 3:30

Offline map included

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