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The Castro, San Francisco

Categories: Neighborhoods, Tourist Spots
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4/5 based on 600+ reviews on the web
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 district mixed to the Hispanic community with the community gay of the city, which it chose as its place in the city. Lively bars and busy streets give the district a pulse that distinguishes it from the rest of the city.
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  • I used to live 4 days in Castro, it is a mature, colourful and quirrliges Vierlel with night life in S.F.. From here you can reach everything well and you will find the mix of everything, much of what makes S.F... People of all walks of life and zebra stripes, the same :-) a rainbow
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  • We stayed for four nights in The Castro and loved every minute. Soaked up the history from places like the Castro Theatre and Harvey Milk Plaza. Very convenient for the rest of town with downtown and ...  read more »
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