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Yerba Buena Gardens

701 Mission St, Third and Fourth Streets, San Francisco, CA 94103-3138
+1 415-541-0312
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Five acres of shade trees and murmuring fountains which adjoin the Moscone Convention Center.
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good47%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“mlk memorial” (10 reviews)
“green space” (10 reviews)
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701 Mission St, Third and Fourth Streets, San Francisco, CA 94103-3138
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"martin luther king"
in 12 reviews
"mlk memorial"
in 10 reviews
"green space"
in 10 reviews
"moscone center"
in 7 reviews
"concrete jungle"
in 5 reviews
"south of market"
in 4 reviews
"museum of modern art"
in 4 reviews
"soma area"
in 2 reviews
"butterfly garden"
in 2 reviews
"urban oasis"
in 2 reviews
"water features"
in 2 reviews
"sf moma"
in 3 reviews
"beautiful flowers"
in 3 reviews
"sunny day"
in 6 reviews
"beautiful park"
in 4 reviews
"the financial district"
in 2 reviews
"golden gate park"
in 3 reviews
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Reviewed today

Nice park area very close to Union Square. The Martin Luther King Memorial within the park is lovely, very serene. A nice place to take a little "time out" in the city centre

Thank TRC60
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just walking past the Yerba gardens just after lunch and heard some strange percussion & music. Wandered into the Garden to witness an elaborate morality play, a choreographed mock battle between a a hyperactive demon and a woman championed by a heroic general who was...More

Thank Michael S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yerba Buena Gardens is an amazing urban green space. The grassy field is nestled among huge buildings. There's a nice fountain and at one end and church at the other (one of the few all brick buildings in San Francisco. The area is surprisingly clean....More

Thank 7,268
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A nice place to chill on the grass in the summer. Next to the metreon building with AMC theatres and mostly tacky restaurants, with the exception of a super duper burger

Thank bcheong
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

The is a pleasant green space just opposite the SFMOMA (which is excellent). There were working fountains and not too much sign of the construction which seemed to ruin past reviewers experiences here. The memorial to Martin Luther King is the highlight of the 'gardens'....More

Thank Belgo96
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

The size is more like a small park than a garden, but there is a nice assortment of plants, trees, and bushes to check out along with a butterfly garden. But to me, the highlight was an incredible memorial to Martin Luther King with ponds...More

Thank rduinc
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Reviewed 9 February 2018

I had walked around Yerba Buena Gardens many times before, but had spent scant time there. On this February trip to San Francisco, I took more time to explore the Gardens, and enjoyed my stroll. First, it’s relatively small, but is a grassy “oasis” right...More

1  Thank The_Loup_Garou
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Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

I saw this park and that it had a fountain and MLK tribute. It was so disappointing. The water feature was not working and the whole space was run down. It Unless you are just looking for a green space in the city this is....More

1  Thank Donnetta R
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

Yerba Buena gardens was a beautiful place, so tranquil in the heart of the city. The waterfalls were beautiful in the day and in the evening. everywhere was beautifully kept and so inspiring

Thank 444Lindaj
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Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Went to this location a couple of days ago while in SF. Had seen photos of it & it looked interesting. However on our visit it was just a giant building site or so it looked. Apart from a carousel, nothing. And no one around...More

1  Thank Clive W
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South of Market (SoMa), has an urban and sophisticated
vibe, but you're more likely to find big nightclubs
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find boutique shopping. Although it’s the epicenter
for tech startups in the city, visitors will be able
to do more than just business - museums, top quality
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this neighbourhood home. Most of its freeway-sized
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Neal B
29 December 2017|
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Response from M G | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a food court with several restaurants. Not fancy, just take out food with seating.
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margaret m
8 July 2017|
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Response from Sixto L | Reviewed this property |
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