Golden Gate Park - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

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About Golden Gate Park

This is a large urban park located in San Francisco administered by the San Francisco Recreation & Parks Department. It is a large urban park with windmills, bison, museums, lakes and a carousel among its many attractions. . Golden Gate is the third most-visited city park in the United States after Central Park and the Lincoln Memorial.

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Stow Lake Boathouse

Stow Lake Boathouse

0.81km from Golden Gate Park

The Stow Lake Boathouse is a recreational facility in San Francisco.The boathouse is located at Stow Lake, which is on the easternmost side of Golden Gate Park.

Japanese Tea Garden

Japanese Tea Garden

1.39km from Golden Gate Park

This is the oldest public Japanese garden in the United States located inside Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. Originally built as part of a sprawling World's Fair, the California Midwinter International Exposition of 1894. Though many of its attractions are still a part of the garden today, there have been changes throughout the history of the garden that have shaped it into what it is today. This complex of many paths,, and a teahouse features plants and trees arranged in a Japanese style.

San Francisco Botanical Garden

San Francisco Botanical Garden

1.5km from Golden Gate Park

This is a living garden within Golden Gate Park, offering 55 acres of both landscaped gardens and open spaces, showcasing over 8,500 different kinds of plants from around the world. Its 55 acres represents nearly 9,000 different kinds of plants from around the world, with particular focus on Magnolia species, high elevation palms, conifers, and cloud forest species from Central America, South America and Southeast Asia.

de Young Museum

de Young Museum

1.56km from Golden Gate Park

This is a fine arts museum located in San Francisco, California. Located in Golden Gate Park. It showcases American art from the 17th through the 21st centuries, international contemporary art, textiles, and costumes, and art from the Americas, the Pacific and Africa.

Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

1.56km from Golden Gate Park

The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, comprising the de Young Museum in Golden Gate Park and the Legion of Honor in Lincoln Park, is the largest public arts institution in the city of San Francisco. The museums operate on an annual budget funded by membership dues, ticket sales, donations and purchases in its stores.

California Academy of Sciences

California Academy of Sciences

1.77km from Golden Gate Park

Among the largest museums of natural history in the world, housing over 46 million specimens.

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