It’s National Geography Awareness Week, and we are kicking it off with a trip to one of America’s most vibrant cities, San Francisco. Unlike Tom during the show today, we won’t be quizzing you. We’ll take you on a virtual tour of some of San Francisco’s most popular landmarks.
Check out our slideshow below — and let us know in the comments if you’ve been to these (or any other) popular sites in San Francisco!
The Golden Gate Bridge is one of the top 10 construction achievements of the 20th Century, this suspension bridge connects the northern tip of the San Francisco Peninsula to Marin County.
Covering 1,017 acres of public grounds, Golden Gate Park is 20 percent larger than Central Park in New York. It's is the fifth most-visited city park in the United States.
Completed in 1972, the Transamerica Pyramid is the tallest skyscraper in the San Francisco. It formerly housed the headquarters of the Transamerica Corporation, which gave the building its name.
Opened in 1895, the De Young Museum a fine arts museum located inside Golden Gate Park.
The Palace of Fine Arts was constructed in 1915 to exhibit works of art during the Panama-Pacific Exposition. Its popularity earned it a such an miniature replica at Disney's California Adventure.
Focused on local aquatic animals, the Bay Aquarium has over 50 sharks! Other animals include skates, bat rays, eels, flatfish, rockfish.
The Exploratorium museum says it's on a mission to change the way the world learns! It has been described as "a mad scientist's penny arcade, a scientific funhouse, and an experimental laboratory all rolled into one."
In 1893, Domingo Ghirardelli purchased the entire city block and made it headquarters of the Ghirardelli Chocolate Company. Today, Ghirardelli Square is a public square with tons of shops and restaurants.
No, because i dont see the difference in the names. Its still going to be like you are on a Christmas break.
The Golden Gate Bridge if cool my friend went to San Francisco