In so many ways, San Francisco is a beautiful place to be; and beauty never fades - at least of this kind – nor has anything to do with weather. Times and epochs cannot obscure her; they just paint her in a different way – like looking Mona Liza in different lighting.
San Francisco is a gigantic work of art: amazing buildings, fantastic food and recreation options, a unique multi-national culture and a rich, fascinating history.
If you plan to spend some time with your family or friends, San Francisco is a perfect choice – especially in Winter. See why.
- Spectacular Skyscrapers
San Francisco is much more than a city with skyscrapers. It is one of their metropolises, one of the places that first brought them to existence. While not holding the sceptres of the tallest building in the world nowadays, skyscrapers remain a spectacular attraction in San Francisco and a significant part of the city’s heritage.
Probably the most captivating thing about San Francisco’s skyscrapers is their grand design. They master staggering heights, yet some are quite old - one as early as 1925 (the New Montgomery building) is almost one hundred years old. Another great thing is their architectural innovations, with the most important tokens including the Transamerica Pyramid, the California Center and the Millennium Tower.
- Multiethnic Character
As mentioned in our article’s introductory thoughts, San Francisco is 100% multi-! Multinational, multiethnic, multicultural, multiracial, Multilanguage, multifarious in every single way possible. Dawned through the melting pot of great migration trends from Europe, Asia, South America and Africa, along with a rather diverse and interesting native American population, San Francisco grew up as a city with many faces and ended up as one face with numerous traits, characteristics and charms. Harvesting from its nation the gems of its heritage, San Francisco is as cosmopolitan as a city can be. Maybe that is the reason all visitors, regardless the place of origin, feel like home as soon as they step their foot in one of its neighbourhoods.
- Fantastic Greenspaces
Ever since the mid-19th century, San Francisco boasts some of the best green spaces in the states. The dawn of the 21st century has found the city ardently preserving this legacy. A significant part of this vast metropolis is both public and private parks, some of which are ranked among the largest and most impressive ones in the western hemisphere, making the San Francisco a big playground, with a bunch of little, more literal playgrounds embedded within it.
- Top-notch Museums
San Francisco is a heaven for science and history buffs, as well as families with small children, for it is home to some of the greatest museums in the world. Some of the most popular include the Legion of Honor, the Walt Disney Family Museum, the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, the de Young Museum, the Museum of Modern Art, the Asian Art Museum and the California Academy of Sciences.
- Outstanding Cuisine
San Francisco can stake a claim to discovering everything from sourdough bread to fortune cookies; thus, reasonably enough, boasts some of the most iconic culinary histories of the United States. In fact, tasters from all around the world swarm into the city every year to savour its unique delicacies, from sophisticated dishes to snacks and drinks, enjoy its array of restaurants, bars and fast-food joints.
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