San Francisco - Downtown, Civic Center & SoMa (PDF Chapter)

San Francisco - Downtown, Civic Center & SoMa (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Downtown, Civic Center & SoMa chapter from Lonely Planet’s San Francisco guidebook.

Downtown has it all: art galleries, swanky hotels, first-run theaters, malls and entertainment megaplexes. Civic Center combines great performance venues and Asian art treasures with dive bars and soup kitchens. Head to SoMa for high-tech deals, high art and dirty dance floors.

  • graze the Northern California food scene with incredible bay views at Ferry Building, a showcase for the Bay Area’s food purveyors and organic farmers
  • maps
  • get lost in mesmerizing installation art at the new triple-sized SFMOMA – and discus it over museum-quality meals at In Situ
  • transport
  • watch impresario Michael Tilson Thomas conduct Beethoven from the tips of his toes at the Grammy-winning San Francisco Symphony
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping, Sports & Activities.

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