Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco

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Encompassing the northern waterfront of San Francisco, Fisherman's Wharf ranks as one of the city's top tourist attractions, packed with souvenir shops and seafood restaurants. Nearly 12 million visitors flock to this neighborhood each year, drawn by its museums, galleries, historical buildings, piers, and scenic vistas over the San Francisco Bay. For over a century the area served as the headquarters of the city's fishing fleet, which numbered nearly 500 vessels. Though the fleet's numbers dwindled over time, the remaining boats continue to supply some of the city's finest restaurants with fresh seafood. You can enjoy views of the bay from any number of restaurants, but try to explore other attractions as well, like the maritime museum, chocolate factory, and the infamous Alcatraz Island. To visit Fisherman's Wharf on your holiday in San Francisco, and find out what else San Francisco has to offer, use our San Francisco.
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  • We stopped here during a business trip & had a nice relaxing time just walking around all the shops. The setting is nice since it's on the bay. We also stopped to see the Sea Lions, that was an...  more »
  • From Garibaldi sq, to the restaurants, to the shops and the sourdough factory....and the overall vibe ya have to spend some time here. It's not San Francisco, but ya have to spend some time down here.  more »
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