Yerba Buena Gardens, San Francisco

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#17 of 46 in Parks in San Francisco
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  • A Center with the old name of the city! The green space in the middle of skyscrapers where there are guys who go on the skateboard, people walking with dog and people who play chess! Arrived by chance in this place proved a pleasant surprise!
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  • This Park is conveniently located near shopping centers where it is easy to eat, go to the movies or shopping. What is important is that it gives the option to see the buildings from another point of view and to be an open space gives great feeling of spaciousness. Recommended to stop a little in the middle of the tour by the city.
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  • San Francisco is a city for walking, and this park, an oasis in the Centre, is a must-see when you are in the financial district. It is very near the City Hall and along Market Street, one of the main streets. It highlights Memorial Martin Luther King, Jr. after a great waterfall. Yerba good Gardens is surrounded by large buildings such as the Museum of art, the San Francisco Congress Centre or the Church of St Patrick's. This church of brick that was built in 1851 is a great contrast with the large buildings of the surroundings.
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  • I wouldn't go out of my way to see these gardens but if in this side of San Francisco it's cool to look up and be surrounded by the big buildings. It's free to the public and a pretty space that sometimes also has art or concets. If you're going to take the cable cars from Market Street head one street over and walk through the garden and maybe get some tea or food at one of the bordering restaurants. Good place for a couple to just relax. Also near the museums. Depending on how relaxing you could spend from 15 minutes to an hour here.
  • Huge breathing space in the midst of tall buildings. There is a waterfalls/fountains to complement the greenery all around you. The view of the skyline of SanFo is breathtaking. When we were here, we enjoyed local artists performing at a concert on their stage. Chill and dine at any of the upper dining establishments. Perfect for lovers!
  • Wonderful spot to stop and relax. On warm days expect to see some sunbathers. There are musical performances sometimes on the performance stage.
  • Nice area to relax and people watch. I definitely recommend visiting this park as it's situated in the busy area of the city and a refreshing break from the hustle and bustle of everything in San Francisco.
  • Very cool place to visit whether you are a local or tourist. They frequently have free concerts there, and all I have attended have been very good.

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