Rough guide to San Francisco

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Rough Guides, Sep 1, 2003 - Travel - 389 pages
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This completely revised and updated sixth edition of 'The Rough Guide to San Francisco' explores this colourful and vibrant city from downtown Market Street to the vineyards of Marin County. The highlights of the city and the surrounding Bay Area are introduced in full colour in the Rough Guide's 24pp opening photo section. Throughout the guide, there are critical reviews of bars, clubs, restaurants, and accommodation to suit every taste and price range. There are detailed neighbourhood and transport plans, with all listings easily located by grid reference. There is also incisive discussion of the city's history, from the Gold Rush to the gay liberation movement.

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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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Copyright

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.