Constructed as a temporary attraction for the 1915 Pan-Pacific International Exhibition, this Grecian monument continues to ... More
Palace of Fine Arts & Theatre
Constructed as a temporary attraction for the 1915 Pan-Pacific International Exhibition, this Grecian monument continues to enchant and enhance the city. The original plaster, which made up the monument's exterior, has been gradually replaced with funds raised by the Marina's well-heeled residents who were loath to lose such a graceful part of their landscape. Swans in the adjoining lagoon glide by the soaring ochre-tinted colonnades and the imposing dome rigged with panels of centaurs and warriors engaged in battle over nubile maidens. Those column-top statues of sorrowing maidens turned away from prying eyes are using their tears to water the long-gone oaks that originally stood in the planters that they surround. Stroll inside the dome, clap your hands and marvel at the uncanny acoustics, then enjoy a picnic lunch on one of the park benches scattered to provide an unparalleled view of this gem.
The historic Mission District is home to many internationally famous murals. See 75 murals in just 6 blocks in an
informative tour given by a professional muralist. Tours also include historic sites of community mural art and other points ...
Located at the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge, San Franciscos blend of big city sophistication and breathtaking natural beauty
are yours. The Presidio Inn is an all non smoking property. The Presidio Inn is located in the Marina ...
With all the interesting events that have occurred in San Francisco, there are bound to be a few disgruntled spirits
hanging around. This tour takes you to meet them. Your guide, gifted with a suitably mordant sense of humor, ...