San Francisco, United States

Golden Gate Park and The Presidio

Golden Gate Park and The Presidio

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15 tour stops

1

The Castro

Starts at the Twin Peaks Tavern at Castro & Market

14 min
2

Janis Joplen's House

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

5 min
3

The Corner of Haight & Ashbury

Is often regarded as the axis mundi in the hippie subculture

13 min
4

Haight-Ashbury Free Clinic

Was the free clinic open for thousands without medical care

5 min
5

The Golden Gate Park

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

6 min
6

The Conservatory of Flowers

The very first structure ever built in Golden Gate Park

5 min
7

San Francisco Botanical Garden

A gift to the park in 1926 by Helene Strybing

4 min
8

Stow Lake

Was also created for the 1894 Midwinter Fair

5 min
9

Japanese Tea Garden

Part of the Midwinter Fair's Japanese Village

4 min
10

Midwinter Fair

The international exposition opened in 1894

3 min
11

De Young Museum

The eccentric story behind the de Young Museum

3 min
12

The Presidio

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

11 min
13

The Buffalo Soldiers and Black Jack Pershing

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

5 min
14

The Crissy Field

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

8 min
15

The Golden Gate Bridge

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

18 min

Overview

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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