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About San Francisco

San Francisco is a famous city in northern California on America's west coast. San Francisco gets its Chinese name "the old gold mountain" from the 19th-Century gold rush. Many people from all over the world flooded California in the hopes of striking gold. It is a open-minded, avant-garde city with an atmosphere of freedom. It is very diverse in all aspects of culture, belief and food that make it the embodiment American "melting pot” culture. There are beautiful landmark sites such as the Golden Gate Bridge and winding Lombard Street. Ride the antique-style trolleys up and down the city's steep streets. Go to Pier 39 at bustling Fisherman's Wharf to see the sea lions at play and then head to the eccentric Haight-Ashbury district to catch the spirit of the 1967 Summer of Love. S1967

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Golden Gate Bridge
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As a globally renowned single-span suspension bridge, Golden Gate Bridge is the symbol and landmark of San Francisco. The Bridge spans the entire San Francisco Bay and the Golden Gate strait of the Pacific Ocean, making it an important transportation hub linking San Francisco and cities to the north. Many US movies and TV shows have been filmed here. The north of the Bridge is an ideal site to take a panoramic picture of the structure; and its bright orange arch seems shrouded in mystery in foggy days; the Bridge's southern side is more suitable for a close-up snapshot of the water and the body of the Bridge. If the schedule allows, you can rent a bicycle and experience a more unique view while riding the length of the Bridge.
Fisherman's Wharf
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A landmark of San Francisco, Fisherman's Wharf is a strip extending from Ghirardelli Square all the way to Pier 35 and close to popular destinations such as Chinatown and the Lombard Street. This is home to a wealth of shops and restaurants and lively street shows can be seen everywhere. Famous sites such as Alcatraz Island, Golden Gate Bridge, and the Bay Bridge can also be sighted in the distance. The Fisherman's Wharf is close the the bay, so do not miss out on the fresh and delicious seafood. At Pier 39, sea lions can also be seen lying idly on rafts for a bit of sunbathing, making a most adorable scene.
Palace of Fine Arts
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Art Museum
The San Francisco Palace of Fine Arts was originally built to display works of art for the Panama-Pacific International Exposition in 1915, but was mostly rebuilt in 1965. It is currently enjoyed by visitors for its beauty, as well as by locals for private and corporate events and weddings. The entrance to the Palace of Fine Arts is often lively; you can often see children running about and playing in the open space. The lake and surrounding trees are also home to wildlife, such as ducks, birds and raccoons. The Palace of Fine Arts is designed in the Parisian Beaux-Arts-style and the interior of the rotunda's dome is exquisitely decorated. On top of the dusky red stone pillars stand sculptures of nymphs, which are a favorite subject of many photographers. The theater to the rear at the Palace of Fine Arts is a venue that also regularly hosts many diverse stage performances.
Lombard Street
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Lombard Street is so named for its multiple hairpin turns. The 40 degree inclination here poses a serious challenge to driving skills. The whole street is paved with bricks and lined on either side with foliage as well as multicolored flowers, offering diverse views all around the year. A peculiar crooked way can be photographed at the lower end of the street. The distant San Francisco - Oakland Bay Bridge and the Alcatraz Island can be viewed from high up in the Lombard Street, making it an ideal spot to take a snapshot of perfect harmony of streetscape and ocean view. Heading all the way north along the Lombard Street will take one to Fisherman's Wharf, a place to savor gourmet food and splurge on shopping.

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Posted: 28 Oct 2019
Posted: 30 Oct 2019
Golden Gate Bridge 360 degree camera Raiders

As one of the landmark buildings of the Golden Gate Bridge, the orange-red bridge across the entire skyline of the Golden Gate Strait in San Francisco, California, is one of the world famous bridges, but also the modern bridge engineering A miracle.

This self-driving tour is beautiful, and it is definitely a must-see for tourist photos. Driving from the south bank of the Golden Gate Bridge to the North Shore, there are several good observation decks along the way. It is especially recommended to take a photo punch

1 South Coast Pier
Although it is a very inconspicuous pier in San Francisco. But it is a good place to see the panoramic view of the Golden Gate Bridge. Whether it's on the bench of the dock or on the reef, or on the waves of the beach, you can shoot super-big movies in minutes, and easily cover the huge Golden Gate Bridge in the whole picture.

2The lawn on the south bank dock
was not a well-known observation deck, but driving through it, seeing the background of the tender green lawn is just the majestic mountains and the brick red Golden Gate Bridge. A good place to see the panorama.
This is more like a street garden. Many locals are running around with their dogs, and they are very relaxed and enjoyable.

3 The best location for the South Gate Bridge Pier
Looking up at the Golden Gate Bridge. At the same time, you can feel the majestic momentum of the bridge, and it is definitely one of the perfect views that can't be done in the ins.

4The North Shore Bridge side observation deck
common angles are all side view of the Golden Gate Bridge, and this viewing platform can be seen facing the Golden Gate Bridge. Although it is not the most classic angle, it does not have a charm.

5 North Shore Peak Observation Deck
Standing on the cliff above the hill overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge should be the most classic angle of view. Take a panoramic view of the entire bridge and see the shuttle bus that sighs the lives of big cities in the United States.
The most beautiful time is a few sunsets. The afterglow of the sunset is sprinkled on the Golden Gate Bridge, making the originally orange-red bridge look brighter.
How to take pictures here because it is on the slope, be sure to pay attention to safety!
Posted: 24 Sep 2019
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