The seamless confluence of Man and Nature10 min
This palace is dedicated to the Californians who died in France during World War I.13 min
Built in 1863, this became a favorite locale for politicians and their mistresses.6 min
Created in 1870, this park was once nothing but rolling sand dunes.17 min
Located in the center of San Francisco, this site offers great views of the Bay Area.15 min
Many consider Castro Street to be the point of origin for the gay rights movement.7 min
This building is one of the best examples of French Renaissance style in the US.8 min
Nicknamed “Snob Hill,” this area is known for its rich residents and their mansions.11 min
Over the years, this square has been the site of rallies, concerts, and other events.8 min
Many of the buildings here are built on filled-in sections of what once was the bay.5 min
Formerly called the Barbary Coast, North Beach was known for its opium dens.6 min
Built in 1934, Coit Tower is named after its benefactor, Lillie Hitchcock Coit.9 min
A busy section of the city, the Wharf offers a wide variety of activities.14 min
This fort is a complex of former military buildings now serving as a cultural center.7 min
This is the only surviving building from the Panama Pacific International Exposition.4 min
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The San Francisco City Tour follows a circular route around the City and allows you to start or stop your Tour on any of the 15 audio tracks along the Tour route. You have the option of following selected parts of the Tour or completing the whole Tour. If you complete the whole Tour, you will finish where you started.
This highly acclaimed tour of San Francisco was recorded in 2004 and offers a very exceptional and unique perspective of living and the thinking in The City during that pivotal period.