Wednesday, 9 March 2016

City by the Bay : San Francisco

Golden Gate Bridge
San Francisco is one of the most famous cities in the United States. Situated in the state of California, it attracts millions of visitors every year. Surrounded by The Silicon Valley, it is the birthplace of many big companies of the world. For tourists, it is a spectacular, scenic and fun city. The San Francisco Peninsula has amazing neighborhoods, elegant buildings, and beautiful gardens and helps you enjoy a relaxed atmosphere. Often called as City by the Bay, San Francisco is one of the most iconic and breath-taking cities in the world.

San Francisco
On arrival, you may consider taking a bus or the train to reach the city. The city is full of busy streets, bustling shopping centers and spectacular waterfront. It gives you a combined view of the San Francisco Bay and the Pacific Ocean.  The Golden Gate Bridge is the symbol of San Francisco. Built in 1937, it is the majestic suspension bridge which is loved by all Americans. Make sure to book yourself on a ferry to the bridge. But the best option would be to drive; cycle or walk downs the bridge.
San-Francisco highlights

Union Square, in the heart of Downtown is the finest shopping region. Its full of high end and Luxury shops. The neighborhood is famous for wide streets, cable cars and amazing shopping centers. The square itself provides you an opportunity to sit back and relax. In the North, The China Town is full of bustling activities with storefronts and alleyways selling exotic goods. Besides, San Francisco, other landmarks are Market Street, Bay Bridge and Ferry Building. In the Marine County, are the ancient red woods of Muir Woods National Monument? Visitors can enjoy the hush sounds of Nature and explore America’s natural treasures.
San Francisco overview

Apart from Sam Francisco, you can also visit San Jose. To add to your exciting trip, take a day long excursion to Napa Valley, the famous Vineyards. It is one of the most treasured and smallest Wine Regions of the world.  The city is been influenced by multi-cultural cuisines giving you a mix of Asian, European and American food. It has one of the strongest food cultures in the world. California produces nearly 80% of American Food. So you will always get local or near local ingredients. Hence, finding your type of cuisine won’t be much of a problem.
Muir Woods

San Francisco International is one of the busiest airports in North America. It welcomes all major carriers of the world. As San Francisco is at the West Coast near the Pacific Ocean, travelers from Asia have plenty of flights to choose from. You can either fly over crossing the Atlantic, or take the route over the Pacific Ocean. Some of the best carriers maybe United, Qantas, Japan Airlines, Asiana, Cathay Pacific, Emirates, Etihad, Lufthansa and Singapore Airlines. Use railways if you are travelling from other US cities. Another important fact about San Francisco is that it always has a pleasant climate. Summers are also cold because of breezy Pacific winds. Hence you can travel to San Francisco all-round the year.

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