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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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  • If you don’t mind LOTS of people and transients, you will be ok. This area is mostly for the very young bar scene with a mix of great restaurants, bars, and quirky stores. After 9 pm the sidewalks are...  more »
  • There are lots of restaurants, shops and bars. Tip-Use a parking app to find a reasonable price on parking. Very busy on the weekends and it seems people really dress up for the clubs and some dining....  more »
  • Perfect for a night, variety of bars and restaurants. Safe for you to walk by all the surroundings and watch the night of San Diego, the site is well stirred. Even with the children to walk quietly.
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