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4 Monuments to explore in San Francisco County

San Francisco County

Cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California.

Alamo Square
Alamo SquareAlamo Square, San Francisco, CA, USA

Alamo Square is a residential neighborhood and park in San Francisco, California. Its boundaries are not well-defined but are generally considered to be Webster Street on the east, Golden Gate Avenue on the north, Divisadero Street on the west, and Fell Street on the south. The well known postcard motif "Painted Ladies" is located in Alamo Square.

Alcatraz Island
Alcatraz IslandSan Francisco, CA 94133, USA

Developed with facilities for a lighthouse, a military fortification, a military prison, and a federal prison that seized operations in the 1960s. Today the small island is open for tours.

Golden Gate Bridge
Golden Gate BridgeGolden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, CA, USA

One of the longest and tallest suspension bridge in the world, and one which definitely is most photographed.

Muir Woods National Monument
Muir Woods National MonumentMill Valley, CA 94941, USA

Muir Woods National Monument is a United States National Monument managed by the National Park Service, named after naturalist John Muir. It protects 554 acres, of which 240 acres are old growth coast redwood forests, one of a few such stands remaining in the San Francisco Bay Area. This attraction is a must-see for anyone looking to get up close and personal with some of California's most famous topography, not to mention a nice break from the bustle of the big city.

Map of Monuments to explore in San Francisco County