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Pioneer Monument

50 Felton St, San Francisco, CA 94134-1408
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50 Felton St, San Francisco, CA 94134-1408
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited this monument on a short layover at San Fransisco Airport. We took the BART train to the Civic Center, as it seemed the most central area in the City.We were able to walk around for a few hours before returning to the airport....More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 7 April 2017

This impressive statue is unfortunately installed in a sea of traffic and parking. Nearby are the wonderful Asian Art Museum and City Hall.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 24 June 2016

We saw Pioneer Monument (not "Pioneer's" Monument) en route to City Hall. The monument is easy on the eyes and has a nice location, but it's not exceptional. If you tour City Hall, this attraction is only a short walk away.

Thank Citallwic
Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

This is a very nice well kept monument. Beautiful greenery surrounding it. But to get to this monument you must navigate a gauntlet of homeless and mentally ill. This part of San Francisco is overrun by them.

Thank 7,268
Reviewed 13 August 2015

This enormous bronze statue atop a stone pedestal rests in the middle of a traffic circle formed by Fulton Street, between Asian Art Museum and SF Library. It’s a landmark nestled between parks, the Civic Center and City Hall. The monument is impressive, but is...More

1  Thank DeanMurphy2020
Reviewed 5 August 2015

I wouldn’t go out of my way by any means to come visit the statue outside of City Hall but if you’re in the area, it won’t hurt to come and see it. It is quite impressive but really you can pass on after 2...More

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 1 August 2015

A nice imposing monument situated just outside City Hall celebrating the early pioneers of San Francisco, hence the name.

Thank PrestonGuild
Reviewed 25 July 2015

Do walk by the grand City Hall building and the impressive Pioneer Monument while doing a walking tour of San Francisco. But avoid the nearby stretch of Market Street. To continue your city walking tour to the east, take a route that will not put...More

Thank RetiredTravelerTN
Reviewed 12 June 2015

I've seen a lot of statues and monuments over the years and must say this one is quite impressive indeed. The detail and size are striking. Worth a stop to observe and take some photos.

Thank jlantern3
Reviewed 16 April 2015

This nearly 1000 ton monument used to be located near the corner of Hyde and Grove Sts. It was moved around the year 2000 to its present location on Fulton St. to make room for the then new Main Branch of the San Francisco Public...More

Thank Mitchell1944
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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