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The Castro, San Francisco
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Get a true sense of the San Francisco vibe by visiting The Castro, one of the city's most colorful neighborhoods. The area rose to fame in the 1960s and 1970s as the heart of the city's GLBT activist movement and culture scene, and to this day it remains a hub of relaxed atmosphere and liberal attitude. Visit the area's numerous clubs, cafes, and eclectic shops, see the sights, and immerse yourself in the local scene by visiting the GLBT Museum or the Castro Theatre. The area's famous nightlife makes it a major party destination. To gain even deeper knowledge of the neighborhood's history, look for the walking tours provided by the locals. For travelers who use our international travel planner, San Francisco holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the The Castro and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • This is the heart of San Francisco for their LGBT acceptance, and for those with closed minds and hearts need to stay out of this area, but for us as a hetro couple - the food was incredible, the bars...  more »
  • On this tourist point as there are many different opinions there are people that love you and another that leaves disappointed, in my case I really liked but these short blocks away where you can see people really very strange the picturesque is all the neighborhood is very nice that it can walk or if you complicated by rises in auto.
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  • These House that in the films allow us to recognize San Francisco are actually in this neighborhood, super-clean and re-farmed. It is to see it with that House one remains.
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