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San Francisco City Hall

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Address: 1 Carlton B Goodlett Pl, San Francisco, CA 94102-9991
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+1 415-701-2311
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 20:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
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The dome of this venerable Government building is a replica of the one...

The dome of this venerable Government building is a replica of the one crowning St. Peter's Basilica in Rome.

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It is impressive inside

I didn't go there until our last day at SF, but I would be regret if I didn't go inside. A very nice place for a short visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I didn't go there until our last day at SF, but I would be regret if I didn't go inside. A very nice place for a short visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Was here to attend a cousin's civil ceremony. The place and its old world charm in the heart of the city charms you! Its kept spotlessly clean. The people working there are nice and excited about answering questions and talking about the place. Secret tip- the 4th floor is where you can take amazing pictures!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very impressive building which you are free to enter and well worth a visit. You can join and organised tour of the building at intervals during the day or wander around yourself. Couples get married here (notably Marilyn Monroe) and they all want photographs on the impressive marble staircase. The whole area around city hall is very grand but spoilt... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We participated in a free Civic Center walking tour,. The San Francisco library offers these great tours and only ask for a donation at the end. Get info online. We spent at least half the tour time in the City Hall building. It is filled with history. The murders of Moscone and Harvey Milk happened here as well the first... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful, classic architecture, a very grand city hall, location of many major parties and receptions. If you are invited, go and enjoy the atmosphere.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The building looks regal, way more majestic than our own state capital. Much more impressive than the Chicago City Hall. Another stop on the list.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

City Hall is a beautiful building, but the history in there is even better! Take the tour, it's free.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely architecture, great photo opportunity but nothing more. The building itself was beautiful but we found that after walking around the area there was nothing more to look at.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A plus of being a limo driver is that I often get several hours in various parts of San Francisco while clients are in meetings to explore. I've traveled by the *outside* of City Hall on numerous occasions, but on this trip, I had the pleasure of exploring the interior. The Rotunda is not to be missed! Several weddings were... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Must see this unique building. The City Hall is great architectures in San Francisco. The farmes market in front in Sundays is funny to see the local products being sold.

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Civic Center
Civic Center is the seat of power for all things government and performance-related in the city. Although its streets are best walked during daytime, numerous cultural gems are within close proximity to one another. The symphony, opera, ballet, and jazz center offer year round entertainment within the shadow of the city’s Beaux-Arts crown jewel: the gold tipped dome of City Hall.
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