San Francisco - The Castro (PDF Chapter)
This is the Castro chapter from Lonely Planet’s San Francisco guidebook.
Mornings in the Castro are quiet, but it kicks into gear in afternoons and evenings, especially weekends, when crowds come to people-watch, shop and drink. At night, semiclad partiers and buttoned-up moviegoers mingle on the Castro’s wide sidewalks.
- catch a movie premiere, sing-along musical or drag show at the Castro Theatre, and hear the Mighty Wurlitzer’s pipes roar before showtime
- time-travel through 50 years in the Castro at the GLBT History Museum, America’s first gay museum
- feast on Melissa Perello’s renegade rustic cuisine at Frances
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping.
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