VISITING SAN FRANCISCO
HOME OF THE GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE
While your accommodation will be provided for by us and your schedule quite busy during your stay, there are a few sights that you might have time to check out while in SF. Find our tips below!
Home of the Golden Gate Bridge
Located in the northern parts of California, San Francisco is one of the iconic locations within the United States. The city is unique and breathtaking, and takes pride in its attractions, renowned museum, and unique neighbourhoods. There is a lot to discover in this city with its variety of sites, shops, districts, and restaurants that reflects San Francisco’s great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Moscone Convention Center
Game Developers Conference takes place at the Moscone Convention Center. Named after San Francisco former mayor, George Moscone, it’s one of the most popular and largest convention centers in the United States. It has ample floor space and variety of facilities. The center was the first to install a large solar electricity system on its roof to take a step towards obtaining a pollution free system.
Other Memorable Places
Golden Gate Bridge: One of the seven wonders of the modern world. This bridge is one of San Francisco’s most famous landmarks.
Union Square: This location boasts an extensive collection of boutiques, shops, art galleries, restaurants, theatres, and night clubs.
Fisherman’s Wharf: Being San Francisco’s historic waterfront district, it contains one of the most family-friendly activities in the city. From the Maritime Museum to Musée Mécanique on Pier 45, there is an ample amount of things to see, do, and even taste.
Alcatraz: An island located one-and-a-half mile away from Fisherman’s Wharf, it hosts the first lighthouse ever built in the pacific coast. It carried one of the most famous federal prisons in the country which held notorious convicts such as Al Capone.
Chinatown: San Francisco has the oldest and largest Chinatown in the United States. Filled with rich Chinese heritage, shops, and traditions; it’s one of the best locations to experience a little bit of China in your stay.
Japantown: The area is home to Japanese cuisine (and some Korean and Chinese) restaurants, supermarkets, indoor shopping malls, hotels, banks and other shops, including one of the few U.S. branches of the large Kinokuniya bookstore chain. Most of these businesses are located in the commercial Japan Center of the neighborhood, in a large shopping mall built in the 1960s as part of urban renewal efforts and is run by Japanese retailer Kintetsu.