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Marina District, San Francisco

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4.7/5 based on 85+ reviews on the web
The Marina District is a neighborhood located in San Francisco, California. The neighborhood sits on the site of the 1915 Panama–Pacific International Exposition, staged after the 1906 San Francisco earthquake to celebrate the reemergence of the city. Aside from the Palace of Fine Arts (POFA), all other buildings were demolished to make the current neighborhood.LocationThe area is bounded to the east by Van Ness Avenue and Fort Mason; on the west by Lyon Street and the Presidio National Park; on the south by Cow Hollow and Lombard St, which bisects the southern edge of the Marina District. The northern half of the Marina is a shoreline of the San Francisco Bay, and features the Marina Green, a picturesque park adjacent to the municipal boat marina from which the neighborhood takes its name.Much of the Marina is built on former landfill, and is susceptible to soil liquefaction during strong earthquakes. This phenomenon caused extensive damage to the entire neighborhood during the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake.
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  • The Marina District is a fun place to hangout with all the boutiques, cafes, restaurants, and bars in the neighborhood. 
  • This is a place to to check out for restaurants at the same time is a good place for photography too. 
  • The Marina District is a beautiful walk to do, very quiet and pleasant. You can see small boats and large with numerous souvenir shops and places to eat.
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