The Rough Guide to San Francisco

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Rough Guides, 2003 - Travel - 389 pages
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The Rough Guide to San Francisco is the definitive guide to California's fabled city by the bay. Features include: - Full-colour section introducing the highlights of San Francisco and the Bay Area - Vivid accounts of the city's diverse sights, from the murals of the Mission district to the mansions in Pacific Heights, plus full coverage of Berkley, Sonoma, Marin and much more. - Savvy reviews of bars, clubs, restaurants and accommodation for every taste and budget. - Lively discussion of San Francisco's history, from Gold Rush boom to dot-com bust, plus a survey of the best local film and literature. - Colour maps for the entire city area.

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Contents

Getting there
8
The Bay Area 239340
10
Red tape and visas
16
Health
22
Tours
31
The Mission the Castro Francisco
46
Downtown San Francisco
47
North Beach Nob Hill
63
Accommodation
133
Cafes and restaurants
144
Bars clubs and live music
177
Q Performing arts and film
191
Gay and lesbian San Francisco
197
Front section of your stay with chapters
251
The Basics section covers all the pre Contexts
262
Ui The East Bay 241 0 Marin County
300

The northern waterfront
74
O SoMa the Tenderloin
88
The Mission the Castro
101
West of Civic Center and
111
The Richmond Golden Gate Park
119
The Peninsula 282 9 The Wine Country
320
A history of San Francisco 343 San Francisco on film
363
Index + small print 377389
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About the author (2003)

John Gill has been a regular visitor to the Ionian islands for the last twenty years. He works as a journalist in London.

Nick Edwards started exploring Greece independently while studying Classics and Modern Greek at Oxford and went on to spend a decade living in Athens, teaching and travelling widely in Greece, where he first visited Corfu in 1983.

Mark Ellwood is co-author of several Rough Guides including Miami and California and writes regularly about travel for magazines and newspapers.

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