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San Francisco is one of cities in United States situated some 20 km north-east of Daly City and 5,100 km from the capital. The population of San Francisco is about 864,900 people (census of 2016). Thousands of tourists visit San Francisco every year to see its modern art museums and asian art museums.

The closest airport San Francisco Intl (IATA: SFO) is about 30 km away.

Must see attractions in San Francisco

1. San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) is a modern art museum in San Francisco, California.

2. Asian Art Museum (San Francisco)
The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco – Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture houses one of the most comprehensive Asian art collections in the world, with more than 18, 000 works of art in its permanent collection, some as much as 6, 000 years old.

3. San Francisco Botanical Garden
The San Francisco Botanical Garden (formerly Strybing Arboretum) is a large botanical garden in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park. Its 55 acres (22. 3 ha) include over 7, 500 varieties of plants from around the world, making it one of the largest on the West Coast of the United States.

4. Walt Disney Family Museum
The Walt Disney Family Museum (WDFM) is an American museum that features the life and legacy of Walt Disney. The museum is located in The Presidio of San Francisco, part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area in San Francisco. The museum retrofitted and expanded three existing historic buildings on the Presidio’s Main Post. The principal building, at 104 Montgomery Street, faces the Parade Ground, and opened on October 1, 2009.

5. Palace of Fine Arts
The Palace of Fine Arts in the Marina District of San Francisco, California, is a monumental structure originally constructed for the 1915 Panama-Pacific Exposition in order to exhibit works of art presented there. One of only a few surviving structures from the Exposition, it is the only one still situated on its original site. It was rebuilt in 1965, and renovation of the lagoon, walkways, and a seismic retrofit were completed in early 2009.

6. Twin Peaks (San Francisco)
The Twin Peaks are two prominent hills with an elevation of about 925 feet (282 m) located near the geographic center of San Francisco, California. Only 928 foot (283 m) Mount Davidson is higher within the city.

7. California Academy of Sciences
The California Academy of Sciences is among the largest museums of natural history in the world. The academy began in 1853 as a learned society and still carries out a large amount of original research, with exhibits and education becoming significant endeavors of the museum during the 20th century.

8. Alcatraz Island
Alcatraz Island, commonly referred to as simply Alcatraz or locally as The Rock, is a small island located in the middle of San Francisco Bay in California, United States. It served as a lighthouse, then a military fortification, then a military prison followed by a federal prison until 1963. It became a national recreation area in 1972 and received landmarking designations in 1976 and 1986.

If you have already seen San Francisco, there are still plenty of things to do on the outskirts of the city. If you're visiting the area, you may want to check out something from the following list:

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San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) is a modern art museum

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Asian Art Museum (San Francisco)

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San Francisco Botanical Garden

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Walt Disney Family Museum

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Palace of Fine Arts

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Twin Peaks (San Francisco)

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California Academy of Sciences

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Alcatraz Island

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Ocean Beach, San Francisco

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Golden Gate Bridge

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Louise M. Davies Symphony Hall

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Conservatory of Flowers

The Conservatory of Flowers is a large botanical greenhouse in San

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Legion of Honor (museum)

The Legion of Honor (formerly known as the The California Palace of

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Exploratorium

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Pacific Remedy Penthouse - Twitter Square, a Tritium Premier Collection

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Inn at the Opera

starting $298

Hotel Whitcomb

starting $337

Holiday Inn Civic Center

starting $566

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Travelodge by Wyndham San Francisco Central

starting $197

SOMA Park Inn - Civic Center

starting $199

Days Inn by Wyndham San Francisco Downtown/Civic Cntr Area

starting $318

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