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Gaslamp Quarter, San Diego
(3.8/5 based on 1,100+ reviews on the web)
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. Before you head to San Diego, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly San Diego tourist route planner, to make sure you see all that San Diego has to offer, including Gaslamp Quarter.
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  • Downtown San Diego you can get around easily on foot. Starting from our hotel Motel 6 Downtown we did a first stop in Little Italy, we continued vs the waterfront that is truly beautiful, we went over to the statue of the Kiss until San Diego Seaport Village and then we walked to the Gaslamp Quarter. There's really so many people and many locals. It's a beautiful ride that requires enough time to enjoy it properly. Not to be missed!
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  • One of the more scenic to visit at night with good food. It is worth not to be missed.
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  • I went with my boyfriend on the first night in San Diego, was Friday and the street was very very trendy, has many nice restaurants, many bars, beautiful people walking. Place to enjoy the night, have a few drinks and small talk.
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  • This place is great. The bar tender (Mel) is fun and makes a mean drink. Place place to hang out
  • Some great bars and restaurants. Found live music and dancing in one that rounded off a great evening.
  • Nice places to eat and hang out.
  • Love the atmosphere and variety in dining choices.
  • This is a must see area. Alot of restarants and pubs. Alot of vagrants and pan handling. But it is a fun place.