With plenty to see and do, San Francisco is a very pedestrian-friendly city.
One of the most visited attractions in San Francisco, the Temple Gate in the Japanese Tea Garden, was developed as part of the Japanese village for the 1894 California Midwinter International Exposition.
The 210-foot Coit Tower in San Francisco's Pioneer Park was built in 1933 at the bequest of Lillie Hitchcock Coit.
This San Francisco mission is recognized by two names, the official Mission San Francisco de Asis and Mission Delores.
The Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco was designed by Bernard Maybeck for the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exhibition. Maybeck took his inspiration from Greek and Roman architecture. The Palace of Fine Arts has become one of San Francisco's enduring icons.
View from Corona Heights of the Mission, San Francisco.
Scoma's seafood restaurant in San Francisco, as seen from Yee Tock Chee Park in Sausalito, Calif.
Lombard Street in San Francisco.
St. Francis Fountain in San Francisco, a shrine to 1950s kitsch.
Cyclists take in a view from the Presidio Parkway in San Fancisco.
Looking toward San Francisco across the bay with the Golden Gate Bridge in foreground. (Undated)
San Francisco runs the last manually operated cable car system in the world. (April, 3, 2011)